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Diabetes Educator II

Job ID R-25352 Date Posted 02/02/2023 Location Santa Rosa, California Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Regular/Days/32


SPMF-Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation - North

Position Overview:

Provides diabetes self-management education/training (DSMT) and/or medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to individuals, family members, and groups. Manages the care of a distinct patient population through assessment of educational needs, nutritional guidelines, lifestyle interventional goals, and counseling. Coordinates patient care in collaboration with other healthcare providers (physicians, pharmacists, case managers, social workers, etc.) to develop effective individualized protocols (medication, therapy, nutrition, devices, etc.) that empower patients with the techniques and behavior modifications to help control their disease, avoid potential complications, and bring about lasting improvements in their quality of life.

Job Description:


Bachelor's: Dietetics, nutrition or related field or equivalent education/experience


RD-Registered Dietitian OR CDCES-Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist


2 years experience of expertise as a diabetes educator.

2 years experience in medical nutrition therapy.

2 years experience with insulin titration.


Proven competency in standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the diabetes education specialty field that demonstrates clinical judgment, technical skills and knowledge base.

Demonstrated expertise in the use of diabetes monitoring and managing equipment, including blood glucose monitors, insulin injection devices, and the computer software associated with these devices.

Advance knowledge of adult learning theory and ability to provide individual and group education.

Exceptional attention to detail with time management and organization skills, including being an effective decision maker and expert delegator.

Solid knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite and EPIC to enter/update electronic medical records (EMR).

Prioritize activities and work within defined policies, procedures, and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines; help determine appropriate approach for new assignments.

Use experience and existing precedents or procedures to resolve atypical or infrequent problems; provide informal guidance and support to junior team members.

Work independently as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Communicate technical or sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences (patients, patients’ family/support group, physicians, and staff).

Pay Range: 45.28-58.85

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

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Full Time

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Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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