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Diabetes Educator

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Diabetes Educator

Shift Details:

Salaried/Exempt

20 hrs/wk

Varied Days

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement
  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care
  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska


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.

Diabetes Educator:

Required Qualifications:
* Minimum of two year clinical experience required.
* Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or Bachelor's degree in Nutrition/Dietetics, Exercise Physiology or closely related field required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
* *Exception details: 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 hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and 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.
* 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.
* 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 providing diabetic education preferred.
* Masters degree in Nursing (MSN), Nutrition/Dietetics, Exercise Physiology or closely related field degree preferred.

Certified Diabetes Educator:

Required Qualifications:
* Minimum of two years clinical experience to include educating patients on diabetes required.
* Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or Nutrition/Dietetics, Excercise Physiology or closely related field required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.
* 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.
* 1,000 hours of diabetes self-management education and completed and maintained active CDE certification (or equivalent) from a recognized diabetes certification body 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:
* Masters degree in Nursing, Nutrition/Dietetics, Excercise Physiology or closely related field required 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.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.




















Date Posted October 3, 2022
Date Closes October 18, 2022
Requisition REQ-15177
Address Specialty Services Pav
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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