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Physician Assistant PA – Certified Diabetes Educator

Interpath Laboratory

This is a Full-time position in Junction City, OR posted February 8, 2021.

The Certified Diabetes Educator should identify and treat instances of current and prospective diabetes, educate on self-management techniques and track treatment adherence.

In addition, evaluates and assesses nutrition status of patients, and screens patients for nutritional risk in accordance with established department protocols and standards.

Plans and initiates medical nutrition therapy to patients if indicated by patient requirements and clinical protocol.n n Education/ Certifications: RN licensure, or Nurse Practitioner, or PA with 1 year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Licensure/Certification as a Certified Diabetic Educator.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Experience: Ability to develop and deliver presentations.

Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood by the client.

Knowledge of clinical nutrition theory and practice.

Knowledge of sponsored nutritional programs and patient certification requirements.

Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on research data and findings.

– Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving
– Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills
– Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service
– Manages difficult or emotional patient situations; Responds promptly to Patient needs; Solicits Patient feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

I nterpersonal Skills
– Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication
– Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication
– Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

– Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Visionary Leadership
– Inspires respect and trust.

Quality Management
– Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

– Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support
– Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values.

– Makes timely decisions.

– Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.

– Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

– Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

– Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

– Completes work in timely manner.

Safety and Security
– Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

– Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

– Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

– Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

– Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

– Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Ability to sit for long periods of time.n nAbility to stay on task without direct supervision.n n Praxis Health Equal Opportunity Statement nEOE Disabled/Veterann nPraxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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