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Diabetes Health Educator - Sandia Resort & Casino

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Diabetes Health Educator


Sandia Resort & Casino


Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
United States

Date Posted:

Sep 28, 2017

Ending Date:

Mar 27, 2018

Type of Position:

Full Time



Job Description

Position Summary

Coordinates the Diabetes Education Program to serve population needs in accordance with goals outlined in the Diabetes Grant (SPDI). Provides leadership, assistance and support for community members of the Pueblo of Sandia in diabetes health education, wellness and prevention activities. 

Supervision Exercised

Supervised by the Medical Director

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plan, design, implement and assess a systematic comprehensive diabetes program in collaboration with Health/Wellness Center staff.
  2. Writes and manages State/Federal grants as appropriate
  3. Develops and manages annual budget.
  4. Establish strategic preventative health goals for all ages of community members.
  5. Create marketing and outreach plans for the diabetes program.
  6. Develop Key Performance Indicators to track program goals.
  7. Provides individual and group education as necessary and or requested by team members on diabetes care (provider-oriented), self-care and management (client-oriented) and diabetes prevention (community-oriented).
  8. Works with the Clinic/Wellness staff on an on-going basis in developing and implementing diabetes prevention programs including health fairs, diabetes screening, education activities and exercise programs.
  9. Coordinates diabetes care and patient visits with Clinic/Wellness departments for the prevention of diabetes related complications; departments include Optometry, Dental, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Podiatry, Senior and Recreation programs.
  10. In coordination with the Medical Director, assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate quality diabetes care for the community through annual in-depth diabetes program assessments.
  11. Case management and scheduling of appointments according to GPRA indicators for Diabetic patients.
  12. Work with IHS DM staff and become familiar with IHS policies and procedures. 
  13. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of diabetes and healthcare prevention programs including physical activity, nutrition and diabetes management.
  2. Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of health care providers.
  3. Knowledge of community and community resources.
  4. Ability to give oral presentations and prepare written reports.
  5. Ability to collect, analyze and report data.
  6. Knowledge of Indian Health Service and other health services.
  7. Ability to travel and attend training seminars, continuing education programs, meetings and conferences.
  8. Basic computer knowledge using Windows based computer and Microsoft Office software.
  9. Experience working with children and seniors
  10. Ability to create an effective marketing campaign
  11. Ability to foster a positive relationship with community members
  12. Ability to role model healthy behavior.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience


  1. High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
  2. The following license and/or certification is required prior to employment start date:
  • Licensed nurse or Certified Diabetic Educator
  1. Five (5) years of relevant work experience in the health field with special emphasis required in community health education.
  2. Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New Mexico Driver’s License.

Licensing Status

  1. Must be able to successfully pass a stringent background and character investigation in compliance with PL 101.630.
  2. Will require a post-offer, pre-employment and random drug screening.
  3. Must successfully complete the New Mexico Food Handlers course within 30 day of hire date.
  4. Must successfully complete Blood Borne Pathogen and First Aid training within 30 days of hire date.
Additional Information
All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.  
Pay: $26.49/hr

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Sandia Resort & Casino
Human Resources Dept.
30 Rainbow Rd., NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Fax: 505-796-7562


Sandia Resort & Casino is situated on the Northeast corner of I-25 and Tramway Road in Albuquerque.

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