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Dietitian/Nutritionist and Diabetes Educator - GHD

Experience

Previous experience in diabetes education, relevant computer skills preferred, 1 year of relevant diet counseling and OPD experience

Education

Bachelors & advanced training in nutrition and dietetics, with training and work experience in diabetes education

Last Date

8/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

To  provide medical nutrition therapy and create nutritional programs based on the health needs of patients and counsel patients on how to lead a healthier lifestyle. To also provide educational services and counseling to diabetic patients and motivate them to make appropriate life style changes. 
  • Developing meal plan according to individual needs depending upon the sugar levels, weight and financial status
  • Using food modesl for the better understanding of patients 
  • Providing educational materials, which are translated in Urdu for patient’s understanding 
  • Collecting baseline and follow up data on a patient’s dietary pattern, sugar levels and proposed meal plans using relevant electronic platform 
  • Consulting patients from DMP and Family medicine
  • Assessing an individual's specific education needs, informed by the doctor’s checklist 
  • Identifying an individual's specific diabetes self-management goals
  • Providing education and behavioral interventions, directed at helping patients achieve identified self-management goals 
  • Counseling patients with the aid of DMP educational material
  • Counseling patients on Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia, using the Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia brochure 
  • Counseling patients regarding regular SMBG which includes:
  • How to use glucometer How to record readings in SMBG booklet
  • Counseling the patient regarding medications, which includes:
  • Timings Compliance Counseling the patient regarding Insulin which includes:
  • Myths related to insulin 
  • Removing the needle phobia by injecting needle to the patient 
  • Insulin injecting technique using Insulin Dose brochure, dose adjustment using Dose Adjustment brochure 
  • Proper site rotation using rotation guide for abdomen and thighs 
  • Timings 
  • Compliance 
  • Providing patient with Foot Care Tips brochure if they have not already received it
  • Documenting of the education-related data using DMP Diabetes Education form
  • Ensuring all key aspects of education are covered by following the Diabetes Educator Checklist for New and Follow-up patients as a guide
  • Conducting Diabetes Conversation Maps (DCM) Entering data
  • Entering Data