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Diabetic Education Program Manager - RN - Salt Lake City, UT




Sandy, Utah, United States

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Optum UT is currently seeking a Diabetic Education Program Manager (DPM) to oversee the Community Center Diabetes Education Program. Join this dedicated team of caregivers and providers and play an active role in improving overall health for the entire Medicare Advantage community.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Clinical Operations for the Wellness Team, the DPM will be leading an instrumental opportunity for members with Type I, Type II, and Pre-Diabetes. Supported by a small team of clinicians, and working closely with network providers, Medicare Advantage Members, and prospect members, the Diabetes Program Manager will find a supportive network of resources committed to improving community health and having a significant impact on the wellness of the entire Optum membership.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The DPM will play an integral role in the operations of the Wellness Team in the following responsibilities:
    • Provide a patient-focused, educational benefit for the Community Centers, while serving as a consultant and resource for the entire Optum membership
    • Coordinate weekly classes at our Optum Community Centers as well as network provider’s offices. These classes require ensuring instructor availability, following the approved curriculum, monitoring goal progress of each of the individual members, and assisting with promoting participation throughout the network
    • Maintain and renew the current accreditation under the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
    • Promote positive interpersonal relationships with fellow teammates, providers, physicians and patients
    • Require daily travel in the greater Salt Lake, UT area to include but not limited to Sandy, Draper, West Valley, and Layton up to 50%

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of Nursing
  • Completed DSMES Program and Business Management Certificate within the last 2 years
  • Current and unrestricted nursing licensure in state of Utah
  • Current Certified Diabetic Educator through the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE) or the ability to obtain certification within one year of hire
  • Current CPR and/or BLS certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire
  • 2+ years of patient facing experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with an elderly population
  • Experience with telehealth platforms and documenting in multiple EHRs
  • Knowledge of diabetes management: diabetes, pre-diabetes, congestive heart failure, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, GERD, gout, celiac, PCOS, chronic kidney disease

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.