What does a Diabetes Educator do?
As a Health Educator you will develop and promote health programs for the community. You will collect and analyze data from community stakeholders to determine programming. You will conduct research and develop presentations to address the needs of the community. You will provide in-person presentations to varied audiences around the community.
An ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience as a health educator in a community or hospital setting and bachelor's degree in Nursing education, Nutrition, Health Education or related field. You will be an expert in all aspects of assessment and providing educational programming to members of the community. Someone with deep ties to the community and a passion for public health education would be ideal for this position. This position requires 50% local travel and therefore necessities reliable personal transportation to community sites to offer classes. An offer of employment is contingent on passing a drug screen.
- Develop targeted lesson plans as a foundation for in-person presentations
- Research subject in advance to develop presentations
- Conduct in-person presentations
- Offer a range of activities to reach different learning styles during presentation
- Maintain a professional demeanor at all time
- Responsible for safely traveling to different sites
- Maintain appropriate certification for your field
- Responsible for wearing identification badge at all times
- Master's degree in nursing education, nutrition, health education or related, preferred
- 5+ years of experience as a health educator in a community or hospital setting
- Ability to pass a drug screen
- Must have computer skills
- Excellent customer service skills to interact with a diverse population
- Well versed in specific health industry trends
- Superior presentation skills
- Ability to travel locally 50% of the time
- Reliable transportation to class sites
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Diabetes Educator Career Path
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Diabetes Educator Interviews
Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Diabetes Educator
When working as a Diabetes Educator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Critical Thinking, Excellent Communication, English Language, CPR and Leadership.
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The most common qualifications to become a Diabetes Educator is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.
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