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JOB DESCRIPTION: Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team that manages the care of the diabetic patient population, requiring a high degree of specialization in nutritional skills and knowledge. Provides nutritional care to patients including assessment, counseling, education, evaluation and management. Develops, conducts, and evaluates patient and family education by discussing the plan of care. Determines appropriate interventions for identified patient problems, symptoms, behavioral changes and teaching needs. Documents all aspects of patient care. Communicates effectively with patient, family and members of the health care team. Administers clinic policies and procedures in accordance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines at each institution; may assist in reviewing policies and procedures. Determines and mobilizes equipment and resources required for effective patient care. Serves on Clinic committees. May supervise support staff. Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies to assist in making fact-based decisions and to comply with regulations. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registered nurse or Registered Dietitian in the state of Georgia. Certified as a Diabetes Educator. Two years of related experience.