Location Address:7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Full Time/ Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
Will be considered an expert within the ADA standards. Owner of ADA documentation, charge entry, monthly statistics and ADA recognition.
Flexible hours, being available for daytime, evening and weekend classes as needed.
Willing to instruct Diabetes Education classes at AdventHealth’s Zephyrhills and Dade City locations.
Triages and problem solves unexpected situations that interfere with the delivery of an optimal education experience for the patient.
Able to creatively and within ADA guidelines, adapt individual and group classes as needed with short notification.
Able to navigate and/or learn to navigate hospital’s EMR, ADA EMR, and supportive IT systems.
Participates in maintaining high level of patient and physician satisfaction.
Willing to participate in complete and efficient documentation of services rendered for proper billing.
Willing to provide cross-over support in teaching positive behavioral changes within the Bariatric, Orthopedic, Cardiac and Women’s Health service lines.
If an RD-CDE, will assist in providing dietary and nutritional education support within the Bariatric, Orthopedic, Cardiac and Women’s Health service lines.
Supports positive trend in patient outcomes of care with teaching strategies. Including physical, cognitive, environmental, psychosocial, cultural, language and spiritual and provides appropriate resource referral as necessary.
Establishes individualized learning goals, objectives and educational plan in collaboration with the patient and family.
Identifies opportunities to increase volume of patients in all classes.
Actively participates and accepts responsibility for special projects such as speaker requests, support groups and other community events designed to increase diabetes awareness.
Assumes responsibility for identifying and providing for own CEU needs for professional development.
Seeks professional growth opportunities to advance care and knowledge related to diabetes.
Attends minimum of 4 staff meetings a year, or minimum of 1 per quarter.
What You Will Need:
Proficient with computer programs with word processing, PowerPoint, Excel, Access
Demonstrates interpersonal skills by effectively communicating with all levels of management and outside venders.
Strong emphasis on organizational skills
Problem solving skills
Educator skills in group/individual setting
Flexible availability, specifically evenings and weekends
Knowledge of diabetes practices and education
Works independently and with a team
Knowledge of ADA Recognition requirements
Knowledge of dietary pathways within a bariatric program
Ability to travel to different sites
Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Dietary, Pharmacy and/or Exercise
2 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education
Current Florida Licensure with active CEU status
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) by the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE)
Responsible for diabetes and nutritional education within the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized program and the Weight Loss Programs while using a multidiscipliny team approach.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.