Centers Plan for Healthy Living

  • Disease Management Educator

    Job Locations US-NY-Staten Island
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/28/2018 12:38 PM)
    ID
    2018-1339
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Complex Care
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    JOB SUMMARY: 

     

    The diseases management educator, educates members on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in their diagnosis, including disease management, preventive screening, nutrition, medication, physical activity and testing. 

     

    Responsibilities

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Assessment of clinical status and treatment needs, monitoring of condition and progress
    • Development and implementation of case action plans based upon clinical needs assessment.
    • Collaborative development of alternative plans of care with providers
    • Effective communication with patients, providers, and clients, as well as internal staff. Includes education of patients in an advocacy role.
    • Evaluation and documentation of disease management impact; revision of plans to increase effectiveness. Research and referral to community resources when appropriate or not funded by insurance
    •  Accurate, timely and complete documentation in assessment reports, database notes, and other forms of statistical recordkeeping
    • Maintenance of clinical knowledge base; active pursuit of continuing education
    • Cross coverage for other positions in department as needed
    • Compliance with all verbal and written policies and procedures
    •  Other duties as assigned

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

     

    Education and specific Technical Skills

    Required:  

    • BSN, Certified Educator, Master’s Degree Preferred
    • Must have in-depth knowledge of biology and social sciences and be skilled in communication and counseling.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

     

    Preferred: 

     

    • ·NYS RN License or BC-ADM, Certification from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC),
    • 3-5 years of experience as a disease management Educator
    • At least 2 years of experience as a home care nurse.

     

    SCOPE INFORMATION

    # Direct Reports: N/A                    

               

     

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to the job classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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