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AdventHealth Certified Diabetes Educator in Palm Harbor, Florida


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Florida Hospital Physician Group

Florida Hospital Physician Group (FHPG) is the Tampa Bay area’s premier, multi-specialty physician group, dedicated to improving the health and wellness of local communities throughout West Central Florida. With more than 100 physicians and providers representing over 25 medical specialties in 40+ locations, we have a broad range of medical and surgical specialties to meet patients’ needs.

Our neighborhood physician practices are conveniently located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Our physicians provide care at their 40+ practices as well as five Florida Hospitals located in Carrollwood, North Pinellas, Tampa, Wesley Chapel and Zephyrhills.

Backed by Florida Hospital, one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 hospitals in the state of Florida and more than a century of experience in health care, Florida Hospital Physician Group is expanding and transforming all aspects of health care with innovative advancements and leading edge technology. Our heritage of a unique, whole-person health approach to care – achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients – is shared by our Florida Hospital Physician Group partners.

You will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrates through behavior FHPG’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Flexible hours, being available for daytime, evening and weekend classes as needed.

  • Evening classes are generally from 5-8 pm and weekend classes are generally from 8-1 pm.

  • Dependable transportation.

  • Willing to instruct Diabetes Education class at Florida Hospital’s Tampa, Carrollwood and Wesley Chapel locations.

  • 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 Cerner and Harbor systems.

  • Keeps tasks organized in order to stay current with charting which must be completed by Friday of every week.

  • 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 Medical Weight Loss Program.

  • If an RD-CDE, will assist in providing dietary and nutritional education support within the MWL Program.

  • Supports positive trend in patient outcomes of care with teaching strategies.

  • Identifies opportunities to increase volume of patients in all classes.

  • Assumes responsibility for identifying and providing for own CEU needs for professional development.

  • Attends weekly staff meetings on a quarterly basis. (Minimum of 4 a year)

  • Participates in one Florida Hospital community service activity per year.


What will you 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

  • Ability to travel to different sites

  • 2 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education.

  • MA/MS Degree in Nursing, Dietary, Pharmacy and Exercise

  • Current Florida Licensure with active CEU status and commitment to acquire Certified Diabetes Educator status within accumulation of 1000 hours of direct diabetes education from hiring date. All reported hours towards the CDE Exam will require supportive documentation.

  • 3 years in a multidisciplinary healthcare setting involving diabetes treatment and education. (Preferred)

  • Certified Diabetes Educator status achieved. (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Diabetes/Wellness

Organization: AdventHealth Medical Group West FL

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AHMG West Florida

Req ID: 22017288

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.