Diabetes Educator, First Shift

Job Description

Diabetes Educator, First Shift, Endocrinology

UC Health is hiring a Full time Diabetes Educator for the Endocrinology Department at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Diabetes Educator will support the Medical Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Unit Details :
  • Champions innovative programs and research to promote exceptional patient, family, and employee experience.
  • Advances innovation, empowerment, and the professional growth of Patient Care Services (PCS) employees at UCMC.
  • Fosters a culture of collaborative professional excellence.
  • Facilitates continuous education that inspires lifelong learning.


The Diabetes Educator works collaboratively with the Diabetes/Endocrinology team and the specific population served to provide discipline and level appropriate clinical and educational services. The focus of the position is transmitting knowledge related to essential skills for safe self-management to referred patients, family members and caregivers. This position will support the recognition/accreditation of the UC Heath Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support program through adherence to program requirements, collection and reporting of program data, and participation in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Interprets population-related data and plans care appropriately.
  • The scope of the education consultant is primarily at the hospital/corporate level.
  • The Education Consultant is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the education plans through the use of education needs assessments as needed, guidance from interprofessional leadership, and current evidence.
  • Applies design principles and integrates technology to ensure effective learning experiences for competency assessment and validation to reflect practice changes, regulatory agency, or organizational policy requirements.
  • Serves in collaboration with nursing and interprofessional leadership, the Professional Practice Organization (PPO), and other UC Health entities to implement nursing education and professional development programs.


  • Minimum Required: Associate's Degree - If Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree - If Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Active Registered Nurse or Active Registered Dietitian
  • 0-6 months of general clinical or chronic care experience specific to discipline (RN, RD)
  • 0-6 months experience providing care, support, and education to diabetes patient population to assure essential skills for safe self-management.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.