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Diabetes Educator

Job ID: 88293
Location: Eugene, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Diabetes Educator - Endocrinology for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. 

**This position will be 4 10 hr shifts - 3 days per week at PeaceHealth Family Medicine Cottage Grove, 1 day per week at Endocrinology located in Eugene**

The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $38.38 – $57.58. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION: 

  • 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.

WHAT YOU BRING: 

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

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

  • Required: Registered Nurse In state of practice or
  • Required: Registered Dietitian National RD and state credential, as listed below.
  • May be required: Licensed Dietitian - Oregon Required only for Outpatient and PHMG/Ambulatory Dietitians in OR. Inpatient Dietitians are not required to maintain state certification.
  • Required: Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES).

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

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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