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Diabetes Educator - Quality & Coordination

Job ID: 75541
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Diabetes Educator - Quality & Coordination for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position. 

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $38.38 - $57.58. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing individualized or group, goal directed diabetes management and education for patients and their families according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional performance for Diabetes Educators.

Essential Functions

  • Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for education content and teaching methods for program participants.
  • Provides diabetes self management training to patients in the clinic or hospital setting. Develops an individualized follow-up plan with each patient.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of educational services provided by measuring attainment of learning objectives. Conducts a follow-up assessment upon completion of the program.
  • Documents patient care in the medical record according to standards.
  • Participate in the development of training materials. Contributes to and participates in continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Evaluates ability to obtain diabetes related medications and testing equipment and related supplies.
  • Maintain and update education materials and keeping current with operational guidelines of monitoring devices and glycemic medication delivery systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Nursing "OR" in a related field of study (for Dietitians). (Required)
    • Caregivers who earned their RD license before 1/1/2024 when a bachelor's degree was sufficient will be grandfathered.

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in general medical nursing or dietetics with a variety of chronic conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular, and renal disease. (Required)
  • Experience as diabetes educator in outpatient setting. (Preferred)

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse In state of practice "OR" National Dietitian Certifications And state licensure/certification for the state of practice may be required: 
    • WA: Required for Pharmacy; 
    • OR: Required only for Outpatient Dietitians and PHMG/Ambulatory. Inpatient Dietitians are not required to maintain state certification; 
    • AK: State Licensure/Certification may be required
    • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES). (Required)

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to affectively teach in a group setting, utilizing a variety of educational methods. (Required)
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Ability to recognize and prioritize complex data to best serve patient. (Required)
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite and ability to learn new software skills. (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

KMC

  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists CDCES credential required or must be able to obtain within 24 months of employment.

Oregon West Network - Inpatient

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing approved program required.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Oregon required for Inpatient role
  • Certification BoarPHMG - Florence
  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists CDCES credential required or must be able to obtain within 12 months of employment in lieu of Bachelor’s degree in Nursing for an RN.

PHMG – Oregon West Network Outpatient

  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists CDCES credential required or must be able to obtain within 24 months of employment.

PIMC

  • Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed.
  • Successfully completes the non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) course during orientation and renews training as outlined in policy.

PHSW

  • Need for WA State Dietetic certification based on role structure and whether position will be billing for services.
  • Certification is required if role will be billing for services.

PHMG - Longview

  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists CDCES credential required or must be able to obtain within 12 months of employment.

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Frequent moving around work area.
  • Frequent grasping, reaching.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs.
  • Occasional squatting/ kneeling/ bending.

Environmental Conditions

  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting or in office environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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