Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Comprehensive Health Center - Phoenix

Department: FQHC Diabetes Care & Support - Phoenix

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under general supervision of the CHC Manager, the Diabetic Educator assesses the learning needs of patients, family members and staff, providing individual and group instruction on diabetes self-management topics as needed. The educator evaluates the effectiveness of the educational process and communicates with the appropriate staff.  The educator serves as a resource to patients, staff and the community in diabetes-related topics.
Hourly Pay Rate: $32.84 - $48.44
  • Requires an Associate of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. If RN, prefer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years as an RN or RD.
  • Prefer five to ten (5-10) years working as a Diabetic Educator.
  • Must posses a current, valid Arizona RN or RD license; if RN, must be in good standing with the AZ Board of Nursing.
  • Requires CDE certification.
  • Ambulatory Clinics: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete a fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of the hire date. Must present actual card within 90 days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.
  • Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Requires clinical expertise and advanced knowledge of Diabetic Education.
  • Requires strong leadership, mentoring, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
  • Requires an ability to approach patients with tact and sensitivity.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is strongly preferred.
  • Must have transportation and be willing to travel to various ambulatory health centers.

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