Diabetes Quality Coordinator - UHC Diabetic Education - Full Time (Job ID: 5622)
Employment Status: FT
The Quality Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the day-to day operations of Diabetes Services. Ensures that the National Standards (NSDSME) are met and maintained at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of DSMES Services
·Responsible for implementation of the standards, ensuring services are evidence-based, and making sure service design incorporates population needs
·Provides feedback on the performance of the DSMES services to team members, referring practitioners, and the organizations administrator.
·Ensures ongoing service evaluation and continuous quality improvement plan is reviewed at least annually
·Maintains all data required for continued accreditation with program
·Arranges and coordinates the activities of the Advisory Group
·Liaises between staff, the Advisory Group, other departments and administration.
·Monitors and facilitates maintenance of staff qualifications ( CE credits, licensure)
·Develop and implement education programs for diabetic staff, patients and families
·Ensured proper billing and coding guidelines are followed for all diabetic services provided.
·Performs all duties of RN Diabetic Nurse Educator
·Current registered nurse licensure in the state of Louisiana
·Experience with chronic disease management
·Experience in facilitating patient behavior change
·Must obtain a minimum of 15 hours of CE credits annually throughout the accreditation 4 year cycle OR maintain current CDE or BC-ADM certification
·Current Basic Life Support ( BLS)
·Bachelor’s degree required and 5 years of clinical experience
·Minimum two years’ experience in diabetes prevention or health education program
·POC Glucose Monitors and Various Home Glucose Monitors
·Various Computer applications
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
·Medium Work as defined by the US Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds oin occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis
·May be required to assist in the turning, lifting, or moving patients
·Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients