St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Diabetes Educator to join our team!
The Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient’s condition.
A CDE is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the diabetes education specialty field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Responsible for providing comprehensive diabetes education, A1c testing, and care for patients with Type 1 DM, Type 2 DM, gestational DM, IFG, prediabetes, etc., to include effective diabetes educational material and individualized/group education to patients/families in an unpredictable learning environment. Provides individualized diabetes self-management education/ training to individuals and groups according to the scope of practice, standards of practice, and standards of professional performance for diabetes educators (current AADE standards). The CDE collaborates with the administrative director/manager and site supervisor of clinical area, hospital/system education/leadership outpatient/inpatient and appropriate shared governance teams in assessing, facilitating, and/or presenting patient education learning needs for all the staff.
Current Idaho RD license required.
- Bachelor’s degree in dietetics
- Certification by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (CDE).
- Two years’ experience in the care of diabetes patients as an RD.
Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.
If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.
With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is hig