What You Will Do:
Main Function: Under general supervision, assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates several components of the diabetes education program at the diabetes and endocrine practice. Also serves as the diabetes nutritionists for patient education. Plans and conducts continuing education programs in diabetes and nutrition for allied professionals and the general public. Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinator Duties 1. Works with the Medical Director and Regional Practice Manager to facilitate and maintain Diabetes Provider Recognition for the endocrinologists in the program. 2. Manages all aspects of criteria required for NCQA accreditation with assistance from the Regional Practice Manager as needed. 3. Promotes referral development for education in the Center by acting as a liaison to primary care and specialist physicians, participation in health fairs, and other marketing/community outreach activities. 4. Plans, assists and implements the development and coordination of educational programs and seminars focusing on the management of diabetes, diabetes-related problems and diabetes education for healthcare professionals and support staff. 5. Participates on grant initiatives as requested. Maintains and provides reports to Administrative personnel as required. 6. Responsible for maintaining the following surveys, audits and reports: a. Quarterly Patient Satisfaction Surveys b. Clinical Outcomes Audits c. Referring Physician Satisfaction Surveys d. Educator Audit e. NCQA statistical data and reportsWhat You Need to Be Successful:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition is required. Registered Dietician. Certified as a Diabetes Educator (CDE) is required. Experience: Minimum of four years experience as a diabetes educator is required, preferably in a community health or ambulatory care setting
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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.
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UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily.
The Medical System generates nearly $3.5 billion in economic activity in Maryland. It has 15,000 employees, approximately 2,300 licensed beds, 115,000 annual patient admissions and gross patient revenues of $2 billion.
The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are:
University of Maryland Medical Center- One of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals, this 816-bed facility -- located in downtown Baltimore -- is home to the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus - This 208-bed teaching hospital offers a full spectrum of health care for more than 110,000 people annually. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus has been providing superior and accessible community health care in West Baltimore and Midtown for more than a century.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital - This 102-bed pediatric and rehabilitation hospital, located in northwest Baltimore, provides specialty medical care to infants and children with complex medical needs.
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center - This 319-bed community hospital, located between Baltimore and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, offers a wide variety of services and was recently named a "Top 100" hospital for intensive care outcomes by Thomson Reuters.
UM Charles Regional Medical Center - Located in La Plata, Maryland, this 110-bed community hospital, along with an Ambulatory Surgery Center and OB/GYN Centers in Waldorf and La Plata, serve patients in Charles County and the surrounding areas of southern Maryland.
UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics Institute - This 141-bed facility (formerly Kernan Hospital), located in Woodlawn, is the state's largest rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital serving both adults and children. It also houses the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program.
UM St. Joseph Medical Center - This 232-bed nonprofit, regional medical center, located in Towson, Md., became a part of the University of Maryland Medical System on December 1, 2012. It features institutes for heart, cancer and orthopaedic care, and offers a full range of clinical diagnostic and treatment services.
UM Shore Regional Health - Shore Health System became UM Shore Regional Health on July 1, 2013, and consists of the following facilities: UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown; UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester and UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, as well as the UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown.
Upper Chesapeake Health System - In July 2009, UMMS announced a strategic affiliation with Upper Chesapeake Health System that is expected to lead to a full merger. Upper Chesapeake Health includes Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of healthcare services, technology, and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland.