Diabetes Educator

  • Part-time
  • Mount Vernon, WA
  • posted June 01, 2023
Skagit Regional Health

Clinical Dietitian

Salary Range:

$25.33/hour to $37.99/hour DOE

Starting Date:


Position Description:

Current Opening is for a 24 hour/week Position

The Diabetes Educator provides individualized diabetes self-management education/training to individuals or groups according to the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice and Professional performance for Diabetes Educators.

Essential Functions:

• Collects DSME program participant assessment data, following departmental procedures, in
a collaborative and ongoing manner.
• Performs new patient Intake Interviews.
• Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational
content and teaching methods with each participant.
• Collaborates with primary care provider to provide appropriate education to each patient.
• Develops individualized follow-up plan with each program participant with provider and
health care team to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.
• Provides educational interventions that utilize primarily interactive, skill-based training
methods and the use of interactive training methods.
• Explains and demonstrates safe and proper use of glucose monitoring equipment.
• Documents assessment data, educational plans and evaluation results in each participant’s
educational records.
• Perform medical record documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
• Teaches patients in identified areas of need and selects appropriate educational resources.
• Works within scope of practice and identifies when a program participant needs are outside
of defined scope of practice.
• Contributes to and participates in continuous quality improvement process to measure
DSME program and to identify and address opportunities for improvement.
• Attends department and committee meetings as applicable.
• Staff is knowledgeable and demonstrates ability to comply with off-site emergency triage and
transfer protocol.
• Maintains knowledge and best practices in alignment with Diabetes Standards of Medical

Skagit Regional Health offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 457b/401a (retirement), long term disability, and paid time off to all employees holding an FTE of 20 or more hours per week. Eligible employees also receive sick time pay.

Minimum Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science or health related field of study, required.


• Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES or CDE): certification required
within 6 months of hire.
• Active and unrestricted Washington State Dietitian Certification, required.


• Minimum of 6 (six) months’ providing diabetes education in an accredited outpatient diabetes
education program, required.
• Minimum of 6 (six) months’ experience of current diabetes treatment management, including
use of Insulin Pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitors and report interpretation.
• Experience with public speaking / presentations and participation in community health
targeted programs desired.
• One year experience in a diabetes-related health field optimal.


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