Diabetic Nurse Educator (on-call)
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Description


Diabetic Nurse Educator (on-call)

On Call; Hours of work: Clinic hours are: 8am-5pm M-F. On Call DNE will be scheduled as needed to accommodate patient and clinic needs.
Vaca Valley Health Plaza
Vacaville, CA

Job Summary:

The Diabetes Nurse Educator (“Educator”) is a registered nurse who provides structured education to patients and their family’s related to diabetes.  Primary teaching responsibilities will address self-management of diabetes. Diabetes self management education will include diabetes disease process and treatment options, nutritional management, physical activity, medications including insulin administration, monitoring blood glucose, prevention and treatment of chronic and acute complications, healthy coping and problem solving skills related to diabetes.  The Educator will also be responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Diabetes Self Management Education Program at NorthBay Healthcare.  In partnership with the supervising physician, Educator will facilitate the diabetes program in identifying and executing a minimum of one Continuous Quality Improvement project annually.  The Educator will plan an annual meeting of the NorthBay Diabetes Advisory Board and collaborate with the physician dyad to prepare all Board materials. 


  1. Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required.


  1. Current unencumbered California RN license.
  2. Diabetes Educator Certification (DNE) required. 
  3. AHA or equivalent CPR certification required.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 

  1. Minimum of two year's experience functioning as a Diabetes Nurse Educator with direct patient interactions.
  2. Experience working in an ambulatory care setting highly preferred.
  3. Program management experience preferred.
  4. Experience working with type 1 diabetics and insulin pumps highly preferred.
  5. Must have knowledge of the skill necessary to perform patient and family education in a one on one setting as well as a classroom setting.
  6. Must be able to develop a curriculum, patient education materials and evaluation tool.
  7. Must have computer skills.
  8. Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skill in providing education for patients in the following age groups: Geriatric, Adult, and Young Adult.
  9. Must maintain 15 continuing education hours of diabetes related education annually.


  1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these behaviors.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Vacaville, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/7/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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