Ascension Health Coordinator/Educator/ Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac, Michigan

Job ID: 244693

Coordinator/Educator/ Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital

Dowagiac, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Coordinator - Program DSME Hospital Ed

City, State: Dowagiac, MI

Location: Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital

Department: Nursing Administration 001

Additional Job Details: FT Day, 40 Hours Weekly

Monday thru Friday 8-4:30pm

Marketing Statement

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

Job Description


The Coordinator - Program DSME Hospital Ed assesses, plans, implements and evaluates educational activities planning for an assigned service or population.


  • Collaborates with nurse managers and staff to assess the learning needs and competencies of staff.

  • Develops, implements and evaluates educational plans/programs and utilizes methods, measurements and tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals.

  • Serves as a resource for staff in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development.

  • Participates in the coordination and continuity of orientation programs, including preceptor programs.

  • Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the DSME. Liaison role between program staff, DSMEP advisory system and the agency admin.Directs and coordinates all DSME activities within the department.

  • Plans and develops in-service education programs for the hospital. Trains all new and ongoing Cerner application for associates and physicians.

  • Collaborates with the directors, managers, and supervisors to identify and perform competency evaluations on an annual basis, done in conjunction with performance evaluations.

  • Participates in outside networking organizations for access to updated reference information, educational materials, and benchmarking information.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Academically or experientially prepared in areas of chronic disease care, patient education, and/or program management preferred.

  • 3 years nursing experience preferred.

  • BLS, ACLS and PALs within one year.

  • Experience in education helpful.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension Candidate Care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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