Diabetes and Nutrition Education Coordinator

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Up to $55,000 per year + Benefits
Posted
Nov 26, 2018
Closes
Dec 26, 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
25 - 50%
Experience Level
Professional

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Serves as Program Coordinator for American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized diabetes self management education program
  • Coordinates and presents diabetes education and nutrition education classes throughout agency’s county service area
  • Evaluates diabetes and nutrition education content, teaching methods and performance of all instructors and resource personnel
  • Provides assessment, teaching and follow-up instruction to program participants
  • Participates in preparation of the education budget
  • Serves as chairperson of the Education Advisory Committee and plans and conducts meetings
  • Serves as liaison for the education program staff and Education Advisory Committee
  • Coordinates orientation and continuing education for education program personnel
  • Coordinates CQI (continuous quality improvement) with collaboration from other staff
  • Completes minimum 12 hours diabetes related continuing education every two years
  • Networks with other community agencies to market agency’s services as well as make appropriate referrals
  • Develop relationship and network with physicians, pharmaceuticals companies, managed care and hospitals.
  • Chairs the planning committee for annual Georgia Diabetes Symposium for health professionals
  • Performs other specific functions contained in job description of Nurse Educator or Dietitian Educator on an as needed basis
  • Conducts any other functions as requested by Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CDE preferred
  • RN or RD with current GA license/registration
  • Minimum BS degree, Masters preferred
  • Minimum 3 years background in nutrition education preferred
  • Minimum 3 years background in diabetes education preferred
  • Minimum one year program management experience
  • Strong skills in leadership, communication and education
  • Willing to travel within agency’s service area (Atlanta Metropolitan area)
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Proof of current auto liability coverage                                                   

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