Job ID: 208291
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
General Summary Statement
Primary role is that of a patient educator. Position includes instruction of diabetes self-management training curricula, providing one-on-one diabetes and/or nutrition assessment and training. Position requires thorough completion of all materials used in documentation in Penn Chart. A diabetes educator provides services with respect for the uniqueness, dignity and autonomy of each individual as stated in the ADCES Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice for Diabetes Educators.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education Training and Experience
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Nursing or related health care field required, Master’s degree desirable. Three years or more experience in diabetes education and outpatient counseling desirable.
Registered Dietitian or Registered Nurse
PA State Licensure
CDCES or obtain when 2000 hours has been metWe believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.