Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Diabetes Educator *0.6 FTE), Days* in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Diabetes Educator (Community Wellness, Days, 0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week) to Providence Health Care Region in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position you will:

  • Apply expert knowledge along with extensive related experience and judgment to accomplish goals and objectives.

  • In-depth knowledge about current diabetes treatment management.

  • Able to lead and effectively manage groups.

  • Ability to develop a collaborative, therapeutic alliance with individuals.

  • Collect DSME/T program participant assessment data, using the ADCES7 framework, in a collaborative and ongoing manner.

  • Collaboratively develops educational goals, learning objectives and a plan for educational content and teaching methods with DSME/T program participants.

  • Provide educational interventions that utilize primarily interactive, collaborative, skill-based training methods and maximizes the use of interactive training methods.

  • Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each program participant.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of educational services provided by measuring attainment of learning objectives.

  • Conduct a follow-up assessment upon completion of DSME/T program services, using outcome measures from the ADCES7 Continuum of Outcomes Framework.

  • Document assessment data, educational plan, educational services provided and evaluation results in each participant’s educational records.

  • Utilize a team approach to provide services and collaborates and communicates with team members when needed.

  • Identify when a program participant’s needs are outside the scope of the instructor’s practice and expertise, plus arranges for additional services to meet needs.

  • Participate in the development of training materials.

  • Contribute to, and participates in, a continuous quality improvement process to measure DSME/T program and to identify and address opportunities for improvement.

  • Appraise his/her performance to identify areas of strength and areas for improvement and to develop a plan for improvement and growth.

  • Participate in peer review process to evaluate performance of other professional instructional staff.

  • Maintain 15 hours of continuing education annually specific to diabetes, diabetes related topics and behavior change and self-management education strategies.

  • Comply with INHS policies/procedures regarding mandatory in-service training/education, safety and personnel practices.

  • Responsible for demonstrating an awareness and sensitivity to information, ensuring privacy and confidentiality. Knows basic HIPAA law as it pertains to health plans. All employees of Inland Northwest Health Services who have direct or indirect access to patient health information must treat that information with the strictest confidence. Any unauthorized access, modification, disclosure or casual discussion of such information shall be considered a violation of policy and shall be the grounds for disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

  • A healthcare professional who is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) or preparing for the NCBDE qualifying examination.

  • Six (6) months experience providing diabetes education and/or 15 contact hours within past year in diabetes and diabetes clinical and educational subjects.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Credentialed as a diabetes education specialist or diabetes clinical management specialist.

  • CDE certified.

  • Three (3) years experience as a healthcare professional.

About the hospitals and clinics you will serve.

Providence Health Care has a commanding presence in Eastern Washington. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services for adults and children. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 286140