Welcome to Centura Health:The same incredible caregivers. The same compassionate care. The same dedication to advancing health for all people, including the most vulnerable. Penrose Hospital is one of 20 Centura Health hospitals and 240 care sites across Colorado, Utah and Kansas that are proudly becoming part of CommonSpirit Health. Flourishing Begins Here:You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. We value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success. The Diabetic Educator integrates components of clinician and teacher to provide diabetes education to patients. Knowledge and skills related to diabetes and risk-factor management are required. Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well being and safety of the patient through use of established processes and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act (if applicable) and ADA. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values. The Diabetic Educator will work cooperatively with staff, residents and faculty (if applicable) to identify and provide educational services and to establish a practical, quality POC for diabetic patients while acting as leader, innovator and change agent in the pursuit of improved quality of patient careWhat You Bring/Job Requirements:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following: * Bachelors degree, required* Two year experience in diabetes education, required* Must possess practical application skills and ability to motivate clients to change* Experience with counseling patients who have chronic disease* Demonstrable experience with staff education related to diabetes mellitus.* Certified Diabetes Educator, required* Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado, required.Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantlyYour Connected Community:When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the amazing associates who work here, every community within our connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.Pay Range:$31.63 - $49.16 / hourCaring for Your Whole Well Being:Be sure to consider our generous benefits as part of your overall compensation! Designed with your well-being in mind, our benefits include: * Medical* Dental* Vision* 401K with generous match* Daycare FSA that can include a company contribution* Tuition Reimbursement* Student Loan Forgiveness and more! View more on our benefits in [Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=447276&hashed=-1090637925) or [Utah](https://centura.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=717592&hashed=-2072217948).
The same incredible caregivers. The same compassionate care. The same dedication to advancing health for all people, including the most vulnerable. These 20 Centura Health hospitals, as well as 240 care sites across Colorado, Utah and Kansas are proudly becoming part of CommonSpirit Health: St. Anthony Hospital, St. Anthony North Hospital, St. Anthony Summit Hospital, Penrose Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, St. Francis Hospital – Interquest, Mercy Hospital, OrthoColorado Hospital, Longmont United Hospital, St. Elizabeth Hospital, St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, St. Thomas More Hospital, Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital – Dodge City, St. Catherine Hospital – Garden City, Holy Cross Hospital – Davis, Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley, Holy Cross Hospital – Jordan Valley West, Holy Cross Hospital – Mountain Point, and Holy Cross Hospital – Salt Lake.We’re on a mission to heal individuals and uplift communities. We have locations throughout Colorado, Utah, and western Kansas, giving you opportunity to grow your career and impact the communities you serve. We deliver the same high standard of care to our employees as we do to our patients. With 20 hospitals, home care a...nd hospice care, medical clinics, flight care, telehealth and hundreds of physician practices, join us where your opportunities are endless!