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Manager, Clinical Diabetes Education

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Center for Advanced Pediatrics 
Requisition #:  59076



Responsible for strategy and daily operational oversight of the Clinical Diabetes Education (CDE) program. Supervises CDEs and facilitates day-to-day operations of inpatient and outpatient diabetes services across 2 major pediatric hospitals and oversees community-based education to partner locations (schools and daycares).  Participate in reviews of program, system and patient outcomes to make program changes using data including volume, revenue, safety, outcomes, and satisfaction Proactively supports efforts that ensure safe, effective, high-quality, and efficient patient care coordination. Serve on the Diabetes leadership committees, providing insight and direction for diabetes education programming, both annually and long-term.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nutrition

    • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact or Registered Dietician license
  • Credentialed by the AADE as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • BLS within 30 days of employment
  • Yearly certification in use of Point of Care blood glucose and ketone testing
  • Meets criteria for Diabetes Educator Practice Level 3 as defined by the American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • More than 5 years of direct engagement in the diabetes as a specialty practice.
  • 2 years experience in pediatrics
  • 2 years experience in people management
  • 2 years experience in program management
    • Master's degree prepared
    • 4+ years experience in program development and strategic planning
  • 4+ years people management
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Diabetes Educator (RN/RD) Level 3 competencies
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Analytical ability
  • Conflict resolution
  • Staff recruitment and retention
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

- Ensures delivery of proficient family-centered diabetes education that integrates emotional, psychosocial, educational and growth and developmental patient/family needs into plan of care

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Implement and manage evidenced-based processes, pathways, protocols, and guidelines and clinical nutrition standards of care for both inpatient and outpatient areas of responsibility to ensure consistency in quality of education and compliance to American Diabetes Association standards
<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">-Oversees coordination of program services with community-based organizations that support patient populations

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures and productivity standards

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Writes proposals, grants and grant renewals to secure additional funding and grant monies for continuation and expansion of program services.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Prepares and presents reports on the status, activities and plans for current and future operations; keeps leadership and other departments informed of status of program activities by attending meetings and submitting reports.
<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational programs, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional associations.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Not Present
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Nursing - Nursing - Management

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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