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A Registered Dietitian serves as a key member of the Comprehensive Diabetes Team of the Pediatric Subspecialty Endocrinology Diabetes Team, providing general diabetes education and diabetes nutrition education in accordance to ADA guidelines. This includes completing comprehensive patient assessments, formulating a plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines, and appropriate and accurate documentation in the medical record.
Completes a comprehensive diabetes educational assessment prior to initiating a plan of care.
Education and counseling on diabetes and nutrition is provided to patients and/or family members.
This is based on identified learning needs in a manner that demonstrates their understanding.
Readiness to learn and barriers to learning are documented in the interdisciplinary education record.
Performs diabetes educational assessment and develops a plan of care for patients utilizing ADA guidelines and recommendations.
Documents above in accordance with unit-based protocols, established institutional policies and procedures, New Jersey DOH regulations and accreditation agencies.
Proficient in the use of computerized educational documentation tool and uses tool to demonstrate ongoing educational progress and continuity of care.
Maintains skills in computer software used for Diabetic Care and Education.
Contributes effectively as part of the comprehensive diabetes team.
Communicates patient findings and shares significant information during the team conference in the comprehensive diabetic clinic service.
Reports issues related to process and duties to team leader in order to promote efficiency and effectiveness of the comprehensive diabetes team.
Facilitate patient flow and download blood glucose meters as needed.
Collaborate with Clinician’s on Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems including operation, sensor device insertion and downloading/interpretation of monitoring data.
Develops curriculum based on ADA standards.
Must be a Registered Dietician in the State of New Jersey
Certification as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists through the American Diabetes Association required
Bachelor’s Degree required
One year of Pediatric diabetes-related experience required
Experience with managing patients on insulin pumps and use of CGMS systems required
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