Diabetes Consultant Sr/Inpatient/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Diabetes Consultant Sr/Inpatient/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Master Licensed Diabetes Educator

Department Name:

H3270:Nursing Practice and Support Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

RN/RD + CDE required, MLDE eligible

Physical Requirements:

This position will require the ability to walk for extended periods of time; sit at a computer workstation regularly; and perform tasks with repetitive motions.


8:30 am – 5:00 pm with some weekend requirements per departmental needs.

Job Summary:

The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator (MLDE) will work with diabetes care providers (e.g., physicians, advanced practice providers) to provide integrated, comprehensive, and global management of patients with diabetes-related disorders. This individual will demonstrate a high-level of practice in diabetes education,
including but not limited to care coordination and management, autonomous assessment, problem identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation of diabetes care.

The employee will be guided by his/her Master Licensed Diabetes Educator 1 status within his/her individual scope of practice, 2;3; provide high-level counseling, regimen adjustment, therapeutic problem solving, and recognizing and prioritizing complex data. This role will engage in clinical and educational assessments to guide clinical decision-making and serves as a resource for development and/or review of BBDC materials and policies, and maximizes teaching and learning skills with a focus on analyzing, evaluating, and creating. The Master Licensed Diabetes Educator demonstrates positivity and the ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Excellent verbal communication skills, strong written communication skills, ability to engage and motivate others, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Knowledge of computer software, expertise in interdisciplinary team collaboration and relations, ability to work independently, and ability to provide technical advice, guidance, and support to professional staff.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Dietetics.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time