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Diabetes Education Lead

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Provide education and support people affected by diabetes while helping them to better understand and manage their condition. Encourage self-management that promotes the achievement of individualized behavioral and treatment goals that optimize health outcomes in persons with diabetes across the health care continuum.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years clinical experience to include educating patients on diabetes required. 
  • Bachelors degree in nursing (BSN) or Nutrition/Dietetics or closely related field required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
  • If applicable, completion of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) required.
  • If applicable, completion of a CADE accredited Dietetic Internship Program/Coordinated Program in Dietetics required.
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills (written and verbal) required.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork and work with minimal direction required.
  • Public speaking ability required.
  • Basic knowledge in office computer tools such as Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook required.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
  • Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist through the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Registered dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration required (if applicable).
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license (if applicable).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a leadership role preferred.
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the appropriate levels of operational leadership, nursing professional practice leadership and the Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.

 

EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

 

 

 

 



Job Details

Date Posted December 3, 2018
Date Closes December 18, 2018
Requisition 11512
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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