Registered Nurse Clinician, (RN) Diabetes Educator, First Shift

Job Description

Location: UCMC
Department: Diabetes
Hours: Full-Time
Shift: First

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

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 Nurse Clinician is a professional registered nurse who is responsible for the coordination of patient care in a specific area. Utilization of the nursing process helps in identification of patient needs, evaluation of patient outcomes, as well as prevention and early recognition of potential problems. This individual functions as an expert practitioner, educator, and nurse consultant to both patient and physician support staff.
  • 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: Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • Preferred: Master's Degree - Nursing

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • Current BLS/ACLS certifications required
  • Certification in specialty area strongly preferred

  • Minimum Required: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience
  • Preferred: 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Consultative and research skills
  • Ability to accept and implement change
  • Clinical competence in specialty area
  • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships, utilize proper channels of communication and maintain confidentiality
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth and membership in a professional organization related to care area