Diabetes Self-Management Education Project Manager(OMJ/MC)

Job ID: 205487 Type: Health and Social Services
Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County (OMJ/MC) | Dayton 45422

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and valid certification as a Registered Dietitian
  • Current License Certificate from the Ohio Board of Dietetics with five years related experience
  • Current Valid Ohio driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle
  • Registered Dietitian must accrue 75 ADA approved hours of Continuing Education credits during each five-year registration period.
  • Must be willing to become a Certified Diabetes Care Education Specialist within one year of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Applicant must possess one or more of the following Licenses/Certifications; Master Certified Health Education Specialist, (MCHES) Registered Nurse, (RN) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or Certified Diabetes Care Education Specialist (CDCES)

 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Leads activities of assigned staff including:
    • Determines staff’s goals and objectives and monitoring/approving leaves; Conducts performance evaluations
    • Provides guidance and assistance to staff in developing health promotion strategies with a focus on nutrition and diabetes management; Conducts or assists with interviewing applicants and recommends candidates for hire.
  • Directs the development of community based nutritional programs with a focus on diabetes; Identifies and assesses the needs of program and make recommendations; Oversees the development of measurable outcomes and provides assistance; Evaluates the diabetes and health education program on a continuing basis.
  • Conducts diabetes and self-Management training and education; Plans, develops and implements individual and group diabetes education.; Provides nutritional counseling for weight control and disease management.; Monitors and evaluates short and long term patient responses to intervention in collaboration with providers and provide necessary follow-up; Perform assessments and data collection; Establish outcome criteria; Obtains, reviews and analyzes information in collaboration with participations/clients and health care professionals; Performs audits and reviews charts for accuracy of documentation
  • Serves as program liaison and collaborates with community service agencies to locate services to refer clients; Develops local partnerships to broaden the response to healthy outcomes and health inequities
  • Attends outreach activities and Health Education programs to promote the program; Continually evaluating and assessing the needs of the Diabetes and Health Education program and making recommendations
  • Oversees and assists with the development of measurable outcomes and establishes outcome criteria; Reviews periodic program reporting and ensure program compliance with grant guidelines and requirements
  • Prepares grant applications, and monitors program budget and expenses; Determines availability of special funding and reviews/ approves documents
  • May be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours