Swedish Medical Center Clinical Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Education Center in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Diabetes Educator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Diabetes Education Center in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Diabetes Educator participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the diabetes education program at the Swedish Diabetes Education Center.

In this position you will:

  • Educate patients about diabetes, self-management in the individual or group settings

  • Assess patients self-care needs and his/her ability to manage diabetes

  • Plan and conduct continuing education programs in diabetes for allied professionals and the general public

  • Assess the needs of the patient and family, formulating educational plans, implementing the plan and revises as needed

  • Communicate information and coordinate patient care with appropriate members of the health care team

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current state Registered Nursing Licensure

  • Certified Diabetes Educator or eligible for certification. If eligible, must certify within 12 months of employment

  • Previous nursing experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Previous nursing experience in a community health or ambulatory care setting

  • Experience with teach and public speaking

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 183305