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RN Educator - Internal Medicine and Diabetes Clinic

SCL Health System Billings, MT

Job Description

RN Educator - Internal Medicine and Diabetes Clinic-18003606 

In this position, the Diabetes Nurse Educator is responsible for the coordination of interdisciplinary diabetes patient education activities and development of clinic staff in their roles of diabetes patient education.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Patient Care/Education
  • Performs needs assessment of diabetes patients including initial interviews, counsels and prepares the medical history including documentation, planning individualized and group instruction based on the results of the patient needs assessments.
  • Provides individualized and group instruction in diabetes self-management to persons with diabetes and their families.
  • Documents all aspects of the education services received by the patients or other relevant aspects of the patients' education experience on the medical record.
  • Provides follow-up services to patients who have received diabetes education from the program, including consumer health/patient education materials.
  • Identifies risks, investigates problems and complaints and takes action to improve services. Participates in development of and carrying out activities that assure compliance with JCAHO/other accrediting agencies
  • Evaluates patient education materials and recommends use
  • Plans and coordinates patient education programs, community and professional outreach programs, in service education for medical personnel and conferences; develops teaching tools


  • Current MT RN licensure and the ability to be obtain licensure in the states where services are provided.
  • Current BLS certification
  • Minimum of three years' experience in acute or other healthcare related environment
  • Minimum experience of 24 hours of training in diabetes and education principles obtained within six months of hire
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or ability to obtain within three years of hire
  • Knowledge of adult learning theories and educational program development
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers,including the Microsoft Office suite, as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position


: St. Vincent Medical Group, Billings, MT

Primary Location

: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB PSO-SVPN-Internal Med-Diabet


: Full-time


: Day Shift

Job Posting

: May 7, 2018, 10:06:24 AM
FTE: 1.0



: Charlotte Hawkey

Job Details

Date Posted May 8, 2018
Date Closes June 7, 2018
Requisition 18003606
Located In Billings, MT
SOC Category 00-0000.00