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Certified Diabetes Educator

Marathon Health Inc

Marathon Health Inc

Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Certified Diabetes Educator

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Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

It's time to practice healthcare the way you always wanted to!

Marathon Health is seeking a full-time Certified Diabetes Education (CDE) to provide lifestyle and condition management coaching for the employees and families (ages 12+) at our employer-sponsored health and wellness centers in Charlotte, NC.

This position will be based among Marathon Health Network locations within a 25 mile radius.

You’ll treat individuals and families (ages 12+) in a healthcare setting that values quality of care, longer appointment times, and a more relaxed daily rhythm ― all so you can build and grow trusted relationships with your patients and help them reach their wellness goals.

Role highlights include:

  • 40 hour per week position ― no weekends required!
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00a.m - 5:00p.m.
  • Intentional focus on preventive care and better outcomes for patients and their families
  • Longer-than-average appointment times for health coaching visits!
  • Freedom from the fee-for-service approach to care and insurance billing constraints
  • Excellent salary and full benefits including:
  • Free primary care and behavioral health counseling for you and your family through Marathon Health
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, FSA & HSA
  • 401(k) matching
  • Malpractice & licensure reimbursement
  • CME reimbursement & paid time off
  • Life insurance & disability provided
  • Paid time off & holidays

At Marathon Health, you’re not just an employee ― you’re an ambassador for better healthcare. If you’re a Certified Diabetes Educator who wants to practice medicine in a setting that puts the patient-provider relationship first, we can’t wait to talk with you!

WATCH: What It's Like to Practice Healthcare at Marathon Health


The CDE provides clinical expertise in diabetes management, in collaboration with the team of clinic providers. Educate and create treatment plans for diabetic patients and successfully help them reach their disease management goals. Develop programming within the clinic location(s) to achieve positive change in the diabetic patient population.

  • Follow guidelines of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and work with newly diagnosed diabetic patients on a comprehensive education plan encompassing nutrition, exercise and blood glucose monitoring.
  • Develop treatment plan and discuss proposed course of treatment with patient’s provider.
  • Collaborate regularly with providers, as well as other members of the team, including health coaches.
  • Work with poorly controlled diabetic patients or patients who have not reached their disease management goals, focusing on areas where improvement in control of disease could be accomplished.
  • Promote self-management to achieve individualized behavioral and treatment goals that optimize health outcomes.
  • Organize group programming for diabetes patients at various clinics and work sites, as deemed necessary.
  • Attend outreach activities such as health fairs for diabetes screening and health education.
  • Instruct patients and family members on how to administer insulin, self-monitor blood glucose, and medication education.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures for diabetes and health education guidelines.


  • Must be licensed as a certified diabetes educator with at least 2+ years of direct patient care experience treating a diabetic population
  • Registered Dietician and/or Health Coach Certification preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in health risk assessments, lifestyle risk reduction, disease management and health promotion required
  • Certified in BLS
  • A commitment to living by our Ambassadors Code values of integrity, compassion, respect, exceptional service, and teamwork

About Marathon Health:

Patient care is different here. Marathon Health (www.marathon-health.com) is on a mission to simplify healthcare and transform millions of lives for the better, one patient at a time.

We live this mission every day by offering an advanced primary care solution for employers that’s focused on total population health management, health risk reduction, and real behavior change — all in service of making healthcare work better for their employees.

Because our care teams are empowered to build meaningful relationships with their patients, they support better health outcomes and major cost savings for members and their employers alike.

National presence — We provide virtual healthcare services in all 50 states and manage over 200 physical health centers in 43 states. We also maintain field support offices in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Burlington, Vermont.

Industry accolades — We’re a 5x winner of Best Places to Work in Healthcare, and we ranked #1 in Employer-Sponsored Healthcare Services for the 2023 Best in KLAS Awards for the third time in four years thanks to the excellent service our care teams deliver every day.

Join us on our mission to simplify healthcare!

We embrace all forms of diversity in our workplace and commit to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider (EOE). The chosen candidate must pass a criminal background check and drug test.

COVID-19 Vaccinations are not mandated at Marathon Health unless there are specific client requirements or applicable state laws.


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