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diabetes health counselor salary

Q&A with CEO Suzanne Richards on KPC Healthcare's financial turnaround, support for behavioral health

Richards: In Orange County, we have four gero-psychiatric programs and one very large acute-care psych unit attached to an acute-care hospital. With most psychiatric facilities, you'll see that they're stand-alone—which means when a patient is receiving dialysis and is a schizophrenic, for instance, those psychiatric facilities have a difficult time accepting them. We have the best of both worlds, because we have an acute-care hospital that does open-heart surgery, it's about to become a primary stroke-receiving center, and it has a large maternity unit. But it also has 90 beds for psychiatric care.

We see psychiatric care as a circle and access point. The goal is to not have to use our inpatient care. A lot of emergency rooms are being flooded with patients with behavioral health needs. They linger in the ER until they can find a hospital that can accept these patients.

We work with police and fire departments to make sure these patients get to the correct

Websites about diabetes health counselors?

Whats a diabetes health counselor? Like...what are the requirements to become one and the salary range??
If u know any websites that would help..THANK U!


A diabetes health counselor gives information and advices to individuals and communities to promote and provide healthy lifestyles.
Salary:
Average Annual Salary
$42,300

Salary Range
$28,500 - $56,100


A diabetes health counselor gives information and advices to individuals and communities to promote and provide healthy lifestyles.
Salary:
Average Annual Salary
$42,300

Salary Range
$28,500 - $56,100


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