1+ months

RN Nurse Educator - Diabetes

Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ









Position description

The registered nurse (RN) diabetes nurse educator is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. The RN diabetes nurse educator supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The RN will function within the Mayo Clinic Nursing Professional Practice Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice and the Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators provide a basis for the practice of the RN Diabetes Nurse Educator. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal and formal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability and availability of resources. The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.


Graduate of a baccalaureate Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program. Effective March 1, 2017 incumbents who do not have their BSN are required to complete their degree by December 31, 2022.

One year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required.

Additional qualifications

Ambulatory experience is preferred as is a Master's degree.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Experience working in a team environment.
Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call.
Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.
Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.

Internal applicant are required to attache their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or certification

Current Arizona registered nurse licensure required.

Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) credential required within two years of employment.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,750.40, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. No holidays. Future possibility of weekend hours.

Site description

Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.



Job posting number



Karen Teetzel

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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