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DIABETES HEALTH EDUCATOR in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Admin Services

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
We are seeking a compassionate, motivated Educator to join our Diabetes Health team in Chula Vista, CA.  Located just south of San Diego, our vibrant team is dedicated to serving the community with the highest quality of patient care. You will experience the pride, and support of being a member of an outstanding team where we share a culture of providing excellent care to our patients and each other. 
Serves patients with diabetes, and those at risk for diabetes and other chronic disease. Performs outreach, disseminates information, and provides self-management support. Participates in a variety of community events and health fairs. Supports an integrated, multidisciplinary team based approach to patient care, families and communities. Provides education on a variety of health topics with a focus on prevention of chronic disease and self-management skills. Provides assistance with access to health services as appropriate. Responsible for maintaining a list of community contacts and referrals. Assists with development, review, and revision of policies, procedures, protocols, curriculum and materials. Supports diabetes coalition building to provide more access and resources for people with diabetes. Supports advocacy for people with diabetes. Operates within professional lines of responsibility and communication.
Part-Time position (40 hours per pay period), 8 hour shifts, Flexible varied work schedule that includes Saturday's as needed. Office hours are 8am - 7pm. Work site is in Chula Vista and will require travel throughout our SD clinics as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:  
  • One of the following Current Certifications is required: Certified Community Health Worker, Medical Assistant, Dietetic Technician, Registered Pharmacy Technician, or LVN, Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle coach certification. 
  • Experience in teaching or instructing individuals and groups.
  • Experience using Microsoft office.
    BLS for Health Care Provider via American Heart Association.
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to work independently and within a team based structure.
  • Ability to set priorities and goals to ensure program objectives are met with minimal direction, handle problems, propose solutions, and implement them.

Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience teaching, health coaching or promoting community health.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.