TDY Registered Nurse Case Manager/Clinical Diabetes Educator (Non-CDE)
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

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TDY Registered Nurse Case Manager/Clinical Diabetes Educator (Non-CDE)

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (

Position Summary:
This is a grant funded position. Registered Nurse Case Manager/Clinical Diabetes Educator (non-certified) is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive diabetes education and care for patients with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and patients at high risk of developing diabetes in a clinic setting. Education is provided via telephonic communication, video teleconferencing, and in-person education sessions. This at times does require village travel. Educator will be responsible for ordering labs for patients according to hospital policies. Educator will be responsible for documenting education in electronic health record. This position will assist in the planning, coordinating and providing of diabetes-related health promotion activities in the YK Delta Region. Patients and activities are accessed via multiple village trips per month. Educator will work closely with village clinic and hospital staff to promote diabetes standards of care and inform of new advances in diabetes care. Educator assists Diabetes Coordinator with maintenance of the Diabetes Registry and grant requirements. Educator works closely with the Registered Dietitian Clinical Diabetes Educator and Diabetes Pharmacist to ensure comprehensive care of clients. Educator participates in all program outreach activities such as monthly Diabetes Support Groups and radio shows, media campaigns, and special events. Educator participates in department planning and goal setting to achieve excellence in patient care and partnership with our tribal leaders. Educator believes in and promotes Napartet and all corporate endeavors. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have completed a program of education in nursing from an NLN approved institution.
  • Minimum Associate's Degree in Nursing required.
  • BSN or MSN preferred.
  • New graduates (with relevant license-see below) may be considered.
  • Two (2) years experience in a clinical health setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with a variety of disciplines for project completion.
  • Background in Diabetes Education preferred.
  • Valid license in good standing in the State of Alaska as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Must be eligible to obtain valid CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) certification within 2 yrs.
  • Preferred Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Work in a typical office, hospital, and village clinic setting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PC computers.
  • Ability to operate diabetes care medical equipment such as glucometer, ht./weight scale, etc.
  • Requires travel to villages via small plane/sub-arctic conditions, moderate lifting of equipment, occasional long working hours.
  • Strong knowledge base in the field of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and public health.
  • Cross cultural communication skills essential.
  • Bi-lingual (Yup'ik/English) preferred.

Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center


Additional Information:
ID:14736Location:BethelDepartment:Diabetes Prevention and ControlEmployment Duration:TemporaryTemporary Status:Direct TDYHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (

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