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Diabetes Education Lead

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Provide leadership and support in the management of care delivery for patients with diabetes, to achieve high quality, and maximize outcomes across the continuum of care. Coordinate program development, quality performance improvement and diabetes education related outcomes research. 

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 April 24, 2019
Date Closes May 9, 2019
Requisition 11512
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00