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St. Luke's Health System Patient Diabetes Educator | Registered Dietitian (pediatrics) in Boise, Idaho

Overview

St. Luke’s Health System in Boise is seeking a Patient Diabetes Educator (RD) to join our Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes team. This highly specialized team receives recognition as an Accredited ADA site (American Diabetes Association) for meeting high standards in quality care and delivering diabetes education to patients and families. As a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist on our care team, you’d have the privilege to work with patients in both the in-patient and out-patient setting. Our team cares for just over 650 type 1 diagnosed children. This is a dynamic and rewarding position with variety in the day-to-day work. On any given day, you could provide support and education in a 1:1 in-patient or private clinic appt setting, provide triage and support, or provide support to our Endocrinologists and their patients during diabetes clinic.

Responsibilities

  • Educates patients on their diabetes diagnosis, provides guidance on appropriate self-management, and collaborates with physicians or other care provides in the development of an individualized care plan.

  • Trains patients or their caregivers to check blood glucose levels, administers insulin, and identify and responds to hypoglycemia.

  • Provides nutritional counseling, meal planning, and weight control advice meant to assist patients in managing blood glucose levels.

  • Provides comprehensive education to clients who have self-selected the learning opportunity.

  • Provides individualized patient teaching and support to patients based on the specific needs and learning ability of the patient.

  • Assists in development, implementation, and evaluation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and standards of care.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or related field.

  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Registered Dietitian AND Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Preferred Experience:

  • Pediatrics

  • Type 1 Diabetes Management

Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

For more information, please contact Jan Greene, greenej@slhs.org.

About Boise

Known as the "City of Trees," Boise (http://www.boise.org/) is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown (https://downtownboise.org/) area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include theIdaho State Capito (https://capitolcommission.idaho.gov/about/) l, the classicEgyptian Theatre (http://egyptiantheatre.net/) , the Boise Art Museum (http://www.boiseartmuseum.org/) , Julia Davis Park (https://parks.cityofboise.org/parks-and-facilities/parks/julia-davis-park/) andZoo Boise (https://zooboise.org/) . The Greenbelt (https://parks.cityofboise.org/parks-and-facilities/parks/greenbelt/) follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills (https://www.ridgetorivers.org/) are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:

St. Luke’s Health System (http://www.stlukesonline.org/) | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau (http://www.boise.org/) | Boise Parks and Recreation (http://parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/) | Boise Museum Association (http://www.boisemuseums.org/museums.asp?cat=2) | Boise Music Festival (http://boisemusicfestival.com/boise-music-festival-guide/) | Boise Philharmonic (http://www.boisephilharmonic.org/) | Downtown Boise Restaurants (https://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/members/merchant_listings?class=2) | Boise Valley Economic Partnership (http://www.bvep.org/) | Hyde Park events (http://www.northend.org/) | Treefort Music Festival (http://treefortmusicfest.com/) | First Thursdays (https://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/events/dba_events/first_thursday) | Alive After Five (http://www.downtownboise.org/index.cfm/events/dba_events/alive_after_five) | Capitol City Public Market (http://capitalcitypublicmarket.com/) | Runs and Triathlons (http://www.ymcatvidaho.org/races-fun-runs/) | Shakespeare Festival (http://www.idahoshakespeare.org/) | Sawtooth National Forest (http://www.fs.usda.gov/sawtooth/) | Visit Idaho.org (http://www.visitidaho.org/)

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Category Clinical Technologist / Technicians

Department 3431-PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule VARIABLE

Location Name 190 E Bannock, Boise, ID

Requisition ID 2021-41169

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