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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Aging
Job Title: PT Diabetes Educator and Wellness Coordinator
Salary: $18.48 Hourly


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Provide direct services to participants in the diabetes education program(s) and fall prevention education services including:  diabetes education, fall prevention education, community referrals, one on one education and support primarily for adults 55+.   He/she will offer follow-up education for eligible clients and minimal community education for senior groups/senior centers. This position will also consult with staff in Aging to assist with diabetes concerns or address educational needs for both clients and staff.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Diabetes Educator

  • Provide Diabetes education using the AADE curriculum, technical assistance to students and completion of necessary documentation.
  • Ensure necessary data (client data, case notes, Medicare billing data) is collected and data entered as appropriate to meet current requirements.

Fall Prevention Educator

  • Provide fall prevention education services to community groups.
  • Provide A Matter of Balance (AMOB) classes.

Customer Service and Consultation

  • Health promotion and disease prevention to community groups and individuals, and increase referrals to the three Diabetes programs.
  • Positive communication.
  • Work with staff and billing staff to ensure that all necessary paperwork and documentation is accurate and meets Medicare billing standards.

 

Competencies:

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Coaching:  Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen knowledge/skills areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

Customer Focus / Client Orientation:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Teamwork:  Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments

Presentation Skills:  Effectively presents ideas, information and materials to individuals and groups. Effectively prepares and provides structured delivery; facilitates workshops or meetings in a structured manner, can facilitate and manage group process. Is effective in a variety of formal and informal presentation settings; commands attention and manages group process during the presentation; is cognizant of audience response and able to adapt content and style accordingly.

 

Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Food, Nutrition or related Science and completes a dietetic route accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Years of Experience:  Minimum of two (2) years’ of experience as a Dietician or Nurse.  Two (2) years’ of experience as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).  Experience working with the older adult population.

License, certifications, etc…Licensed in the State of Kansas Registered Dietician or Nurse.  Certification:  Diabetes Educator (CDE).  Valid State of Kansas driver s license and proof of automobile insurance.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Food, Nutrition or related Science and completes a dietetic route accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Years of Experience:  Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the field of nutrition/diabetes education, aging.

License, certifications, etc…Licensed in the State of Kansas:  Registered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

Testing/Screening Requested:

• Background checks including but not limited to KBI. • Motor Vehicle Report. • Pre-employment urine drug screen.

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, varied

Location of work:  271 W 3rd St N

The employee is typically in an office environment with work conducted 25% in the field.  The employee is subject to both environmental/weather conditions.  Activities occur inside and outside.
Occasional exposure to environmental/weather conditions when attending meetings, trainings, or other activities.

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.



Vacancy Number: 20008726

Open Date: 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/22/2019 11:59:59 PM