Health Educator
CCS Medical - Farmers Branch, TX

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To provide health education to patients and staff under the direction of the Director, Clinical Services

Responsibilities:
  • Provides telephonic health education and information to patients that are referred to the Clinical Services department through the PIMS system
  • Provides assessment, education, instruction, coaching, goal setting, evaluation, data collection and documentation of patients.
  • Assists the Learning and Development department , as well as, the Sales department in the creation, implementation and evaluation of education programs and training materials for CCS Medical employees
  • Provides a clinical evaluation for new products and services for the company
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of health educational materials in a variety of formats
  • Completes medical chart reviews and audits for the Compliance department, as directed
Other Duties:
  • Assists Human Resources in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of employee wellness and health promotion for the organization, as needed
  • Provides one-on-one wellness instruction for CCS Medical employees, as needed
  • Represents and promotes CCS Medical at trade shows, conferences, community events, and community programs, as needed
  • Attends annual conferences for continued education, as directed
  • Maintains and promotes patient confidentiality
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance
  • Maintains open lines of communication with Administration, department management and other departmental personnel
  • Follows all Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance regulations and requirements
  • Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Demonstrates thoroughness with all work related activities. Strives to continually improve quality and productivity results displayed by Department Personnel on an ongoing basis
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities as assigned by manager/director
  • Maintains scheduling flexibility to ensure availability to meet the needs of the department for all hours of operation
  • Abides by all policies, procedures and protocols set forth in the departmental, CCS Medical Personnel and Administrative Policy Manuals

Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and two years of diabetes education experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Dietitian (RD)/Licensed Dietician (LD), required
  • Diabetes Educator certification (CDE) by National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators and Insulin Pump certifications are required
  • Bilingual Spanish re
  • quired Experience with wound care, urology and ostomy patients, desired Experience using motivational interviewing techniques and behavioral change principals with patients.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Proficient with various Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge of processing methodologies and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of CCS Medical product line(s), general coverage, clinical criteria, regulatory and compliance standards
  • Excellent planning, organization, and execution skills
  • Facilitation/presentation skills
  • Information Management
  • Strong interpersonal relation, multi-tasking, judgment and decision making skills

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