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Dietitian Diabetes Educator

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring

Mon- Thurs 9:00AM -1:00PM

What You Will Do

Educate patients, healthcare workers and the community about controlling diabetes through nutritional management.

+ Coordinate with designated staff to effectively integrate medical nutrition therapy into the overall management of diabetes.

+ Provide diabetes education for patients, healthcare workers and the community.

+ Encourage the diabetes team to support and reinforce nutrition prescriptions and to help patients manage their meal plans.

+ Supervise the planned education process for the goals of medical nutrition therapy for diabetes. Reinforce diabetes education and instruction to the staff and implements and monitors educational plan of care.

+ Coordinate with healthcare providers including receiving and writing orders to ensure effective and efficient patient care and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ Dietitian/Nutritionist credentialed from the Commission on Dietetic Registration obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

+ Educator specializing in Diabetes Management preferred.

Education:

+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Austin , Dietitian Diabetes Educator, Other , Austin, Texas

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