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Certified Diabetes Educator (RN)

Requisition #: 279927
Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 22, 2020

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians is look for a Certified Diabetes Educator (RN) at our East Baltimore Medical Center practice in Baltimore, Maryland. The Diabetes Educator under general supervision, assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates several components of the diabetes education program at the diabetes and endocrine practice. Also serves as the diabetes nutritionists for patient education. Plans and conducts continuing education programs in diabetes and nutrition for allied professionals and the general public.

Diabetes Nurse Educator will provide diabetes education to patients and their families in an outpatient setting. The educator will respond to phone calls from parents of newly diagnosed children and adolescents with diabetes and provide education to help bridge the transition from inpatient to outpatient diabetes care. The educator will respond to phone calls regarding sick day management and day-to-day type 1 and type 2 diabetes concerns. He/she will also be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Diabetes Program, including intensive diabetes management with insulin pump therapy and new technologies. The educator will collaborate with a dynamic and dedicated group of physicians, nutritionists, social workers and other staff to establish diabetes management plans and ensure continuity of care.

Location: 1000 E. Eager St., Baltimore, MD 21202

Shift: Exempt - Full-time - 40 hours per week - 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.


  • Active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland with eligibility to obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in other states and jurisdictions. AHA BLS for Health Providers Instructor Certification is preferred on hire. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) with experience in diabetes technology required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, diagnosis, and basic disease processes. Analytical ability required to gather data, decide on conformity based on predetermined criteria, identify problems and refer for resolution. Basic knowledge of medical records coding standards. Awareness of licensing and accreditation standards. Knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge of relational EMR data documentation, ability to conduct research of issue at hand, as well as formulate recommendations based on findings
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience as CDE.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.


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