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Diabetes Care and Education Specialist – Geneva

Rochester Regional Health

This is a Contract position in Fayette, NY posted August 28, 2021.


To provide Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for patients with diabetes and other medical conditions in an outpatient setting.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Eastern Region – Geneva

DEPARTMENT: Diabetes Education

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday



  • Bachelor’s Degree, with major in Dietetics/Nutrition. MS in Nutrition, Education or Health Preferred OR Associates in Nursing

  • Two to three years of diabetes specific experience with Certified Diabetes Educator credentials preferred

  • Knowledge of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors helpful.

    Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

    • RD and CDN or licensed RN required
    • CDE required, or must be obtained within 2 years of hire


  • Assesses patients to determine nutritional status and baseline knowledge regarding DSME and MNT in relation to their diabetes or other medical condition.
  • Develop a teaching plan specific to each patient’s knowledge base and learning capabilities.
  • Teach patients DSME and MNT, utilizing methods appropriate to age and learning capabilities
  • Assist patient in developing realistic, measurable goals to manage their diabetes.
  • Document interactions with patient in patient education record according to AADE or ADA recognition standards and HIPPA regulations.
  • Communicate with the health care team, including physicians and other providers regarding patient goals, plan of care and other pertinent information. May make recommendations to physicians regarding therapies and treatment options.
  • Conducts managing Diabetes classes utilizing various teaching methods and presenting up-to-date information. Innovates various other class curriculum, topics and settings.
  • Conducts in office blood glucose and blood pressure testing on patients with diabetes and /or hypertension. May react to these levels in keeping with standard treatment policy.
  • Maintains on-going continuing education required for CDE and RD or RN credentialing.
  • Participate in monthly staff meeting to review and revise department quality initiatives.
  • Represents Rochester Regional Health and the diabetes education program at various community events and health fairs.

EDUCATION BS: Nutrition (Required) LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RDN – Registered Dietitian Nutritionist – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND); CD-N – Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist – New York State Education Department (NYSED) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : S – Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.