Diabetes Educator Job Description
The following is a full job description for Diabetes Educator. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Diabetes Educator along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Diabetes Educator is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Childbirth Educator, Health Educator, Religious Educator
Requirements and Responsibilities For Diabetes Educator
Educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient's condition. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area and certification as a registered nurse. Typically required to be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Also Referred to as: Diabetes Patient Educator, Diabetes Educator, Staff Nurse - RN - Diabetes Educator
Similar Jobs:  Childbirth Educator, Health Educator, Religious Educator
Level of Education:  Diabetes Educator Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Diabetes Educator Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Diabetes Educator Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing, Healthcare -- Administrative
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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