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Position Summary: The Diabetic Educator is responsible for providing nutritional diabetes counseling and education to diabetic patients, to include the development of nutritional care plans. This is a professional level position of working independently under limited direction. Work situations are primarily routine yet require a service oriented individual, organization, prioritization, analysis of workflow, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills in working with staff, physicians, and families. Extensive internal and external contacts include patients, patient families, physicians, community agencies, and hospitals. Internal contacts include physicians, and professional staff.
Minimum Requirements: One year experience in behavior modification applying adult learning principles
Education/Licenses/Certifications: BA or BS degree in nutrition or related field Currently a registered dietitian or eligible for registration with the American Dietetic Association Certification in Diabetes Education preferred CPR Certification required MA-R certification required
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.