Job Details

Position : Diabetes Patient Educator (Weekend)

Current unencumbered Oregon RN license.
Current Registered Dietitian through the CDR and unencumbered Oregon Dietetic License.
Certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE/CDCES) required.

Respond to patients’ medical problems by referring to their history, carrying out diagnosis, treatment, counseling, and referral, where necessary.

Order lab tests and interprets the test results.

Maintain confidentiality and impartiality at all times.

Collect, record, and maintain sensitive patient information such as examination results, medical history, and reports.

Perform minor surgeries.

Explain procedures or prescribed treatments to patients.

Liaise with medical professionals in the community and hospitals.

Promote health education in conjunction with other health professionals.

Meet targets set by the government for specified treatments eg. child immunization.

Discuss and evaluate new pharmaceutical products with pharmaceutical representatives.

Keep up-to-date with medical developments, treatment, and medication.

Teach at hospitals and medical schools, and observe and assess the work of trainee doctors and medical students.