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Instructor - Diabetes Educator - MPH, CDE

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

Position # 00756695; Posting # 15260

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.


The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado at Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus is a multi-disciplinary diabetes center affiliated with The Children's Hospital of Colorado as well as the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. The patient population is primarily children with type 1 diabetes, but also includes youth with type 2 diabetes. In addition to the clinical program, the Barbara Davis Center has a large basic research program allowing many ongoing educational opportunities. This Diabetes Educator position is an at-will faculty appointment. This position will provide diabetes care to newly diagnosed and established children who have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes. This certified diabetes educator will develop, facilitate implementation and evaluate care management plans for patients with complex health needs by providing leadership that facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice in pediatric diabetes. This appointment will involve approximately 100% clinical work.


This position formally reports to the charge nurse, Theresa Cox, RN.


No supervision of others is required for this position


    The position serves as a Certified Diabetes Educator at the Instructor level. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
    Provide diabetes care to newly diagnosed and established children with
    Diabetes Education and case management for children who have type 1 and type 2 diabetes Phone consultations with patients and other nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and physicians in the community.
    Determines appropriate options in resolving complicated inquiries and/or issues related to diabetes management
    Contribute to new and ongoing diabetes clinical research protocols
    Computer charting/data entry.
    Educate patient, families and extended families in diabetes management.
    Maintain high standards of existing diabetes program


The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $75,000 and based on qualifications and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Master of Public Health

Certified Diabetes Educator

Must have at least 8 years' experience as a Certified Diabetes Educator


Priority will be given to someone with experience in childhood diabetes and with a Certificate in Diabetes Education from the National Board for Diabetes Educators

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 15260

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20061 - SOM-Barbara Davis Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 3, 2018

Closing Date: Dec 8, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Posting Contact Name: Talisha Bell

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00756695





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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 12/9/2018
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