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Diabetes Educator (RN or RD)

Southwest Health

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ID: 29525

Posted On 03/02/2023

Job Overview

Job Title

Diabetes Educator (RN or RD)

Posting Date

July 17, 2023


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing or have a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or related field.
  • Three years’ experience as a certified diabetes educator preferred.
  • Must fulfill licensure requirements of the State of Wisconsin for an RN and be legally eligible to practice in the state of Wisconsin.
  •  If Registered Dietitian, one to two years’ experience preferred and current Dietetic certification with the State of Wisconsin required.
  • Credentialed diabetes educator preferred, meeting the academic, professional, and experiential requirements set forth by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.
  • Must have academic preparation and/or experience in program management and in the care of persons with chronic disease.
  •  Must have continuing education and experience in both diabetes and behavioral teaching/counseling skills.
  • If RN, knowledge of and understands the Wisconsin Nurse Practice Act and RN Scope of Practice. Must oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the DSME/T program. Proficient in various computer applications, including spreadsheets. Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS).

Work Hours

We are seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Diabetes Educator to work Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.

Job Summary

Plans, organizes, directs, supervises, manages, coordinates, and evaluates activities of the Diabetes Department.  Ensures department compliance with current federal, state, local, and TJC (The Joint Commission) standards.

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below. Click Here to learn what others say about SH.


SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.


Contact Info

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 East Side Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

Primary Contact


Miranda Koch

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About the Company

Southwest Health is a non-profit healthcare system offering southwest Wisconsin a range of services within our various facilities. Our locations include a hospital and clinic in Platteville, Southwest Health Behavioral Services, a clinic and rehabilitation facility in Cuba City, Kieler, and a soon-to-be clinic in Darlington, Wisconsin.


We are a model healthcare organization that provides the highest quality at the lowest possible cost to create healthier communities. The Joint Commission has awarded Southwest Health a full accreditation as a Health Care Organization because we strive to provide the best care possible and prove it by meeting the Joint Commissions' standards for high-quality care. We are also proud to be recognized by Press Ganey three years in a row as a Guardian of Excellence award winner for patient experience. 


Southwest Health features a family medicine clinic, Eye Center, Birth Center, a Specialty Clinic with cardiology, ENT, and Interventional Pain, a state-of-the-art Orthopedic Institute housing physical, occupational, and speech therapies, and 24-hour emergency services, to name just a few.