STEPS Diabetes Educator Apprentice

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: PartTime

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Diabetes Educator Apprentice
Requisition Number TE03668
Department Name 7H045: Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $18-$25
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from an accredited university.

Required Related Experience

2 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. Experience working with the diabetes patient population preferred.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Active Kentucky Registered/Licensed Dietitian (RD/LD).

Physical Requirements

Sitting and standing for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday 20 hours/week

Job Summary

The Diabetes Educator Apprentice (ADE) will provide integrated and comprehensive management of patients with diabetes-related disorders. This individual will demonstrate a moderate-level of practice in
diabetes education serving under his/her qualified mentor. The ADE will be guided by his/her individual scope of practice. provide counseling, regimen adjustment*, problem solving, and recognizing and prioritizing data. The ADE will engage in clinical and educational assessments to guide clinical decision making and serves as a resource for review of BBDC materials and policies. The ADE participates in appropriate training to maximize teaching and learning skills with a focus on analyzing, evaluating, and creating. The ADE demonstrates positivity and the ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 11/01/2018
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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