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Assess learning needs of patients/families

Develop individualized teaching pian with patients/families

Complete one to one sessions with patients/families

Conduct education group classes for patients with diabetes, including in-person and virtual settings.

Provide outpatient clinical visits in-person or virtually.

See patients with new onset diabetes as well as established patients in the Adult Diabetes Education Program

Refer patients and families as indicated

Communicate with program staff and instructors through the permanent education record

Evaluate outcomes/progress frequently during the teaching process

Charting and education must be done to meet national and state standards of diabetes education to meet all billing requirements

Cross cover for other team educators

Participate as a member of the programs advisory committee

Assist with the annual curriculum review and formal program evaluation.

Maintain professional competency

Insulin pump training/intensive insulin management

Functional supervision of assistive personnel

Motivational coaching

This posting replaces #203298.


Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level F.

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. 
Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period. 
Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. 
Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined. 

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Nursing Specific Info

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

Salary range for Registered Nurses- $69,849.91- $108,327.09

  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.40 per hour
  • Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour

The benefit package includes: 

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting
  • Generous Paid Time Off Allowances
  • Robust Tuition and Certification support programs
  • Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement


Required Qualifications*

Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan

Three (3) years of RN experience working with Endocrine patients

Must agree to obtain one the folllowing certifcations within one (1) year of appointment to this position: CDCES (Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist) or BC-ADM (Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management)

Experience with a variety of glucometers

Experience providing group education

Effective interpersonal skills including a positive attitude and excellent conflict management skills

Experience developing education materials for patients


NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):  You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN
  • Certified insulin pump trainer
  • Experience working with patients on insulin pump therapy & intensive insulin management
  • Involvement in professional diabetes organizations
  • Experience reviewing blood glucose records and adjusting insulin doses
  • Experience with Continuous Glucose Monitoring systems (initiating and reviewing data)

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours per week 
Shift/Hours/Days: Day shift/ Monday through Friday with flexibility in schedule to meet clinic needs, 8 hours a day
Location: Domino’s Farms  MEND clinic Outpatient Diabetes Education Program

All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Selection Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.