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Diabetes Consultant Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Diabetes Consultant Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE32693
Working Title Diabetes Educator
Department Name M4500: AMB-Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $48,360-81,328/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
BSN/BS
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
2 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
RN/RD + CDCES + MLDE eligible
Physical Requirements
This position will require the ability to use a computer work station regularly with some repetitive motion.
Shift
Monday- Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm and additional hours as needed.
Job Summary
The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator (MLDE) will work with diabetes care providers (e.g., physicians, advanced practice providers) to provide integrated, comprehensive, and global management of patients with diabetes-related disorders in an outpatient, ambulatory clinic. This individual will demonstrate a high-level of practice in diabetes education, including but not limited to care coordination and management, autonomous assessment, problem identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation of diabetes care. The employee will be guided by his/her Master Licensed Diabetes Educator status within his/her individual scope of practice, provide high-level counseling, regimen adjustment, therapeutic problem solving, and recognizing and prioritizing complex data. The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator will engage in clinical and educational assessments to guide clinical decision-making and serves as a resource for development and/or review of BBDC materials and policies. The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator maximizes teaching and learning skills with a focus on analyzing, evaluating, and creating. The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator demonstrates sound knowledge of billing practice for diabetes educators. The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator demonstrates positivity and the ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Excellent verbal communication skills, strong written communication skills, ability to engage and motivate others, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Knowledge of computer software, expertise in interdisciplinary team collaboration and relations, ability to work independently, and ability to provide technical advice, guidance, and support to professional staff.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/23/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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