Cares Community Health, a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center, has an immediate opening for a full time Nutrition and Diabetes Education Services Supervisor. This position will supervise Nutrition Services including medical nutrition therapy in an outpatient primary care setting; and manages our Diabetes Self Management Education Program as we work towards national accreditation.
• Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of Diabetes Self- Management Program and steps necessary to secure National Accreditation • Responsible for applying for and maintaining National AADE Accreditation • Provides diabetes self management education to patients in individual and group settings • Assists primary care providers consulting on care and treatment of diabetic patients and provides staff diabetes training and education as needed • Supervises registered dietitian nutritionist providing medical nutrition therapy and nutrition related classes and wellness campaigns • Assists in supervision of Sacramento State post graduate Dietetic interns and undergraduate community nutrition interns • Participants as part of organizational leadership team • Assists organization to meet Patient Centered Medical Home bench mark goals • Participates in clinical co-ordination with nursing and other medical team staff • Along with the Compliance Department, monitors and facilitates maintenance of staff qualifications (CE credits, licensures, and registrations) as necessary to maintain program certification • Manages River City Food Bank and Sacramento Food Bank partnerships providing food assistance to patients and attends partnership meetings as needed • Assists in wellness efforts as needed such as organizational wellness program, National Nutrition Month Campaign, and our Community Garden
• Registered as a Dietitian by the American Association of Nutrition and Dietetics • Certified Diabetes Educator certified by the National Association of Diabetes Educators • Master’s of Science Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics or Masters in Public Health- preferred • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator • Bi-Lingual Spanish speaking preferred • Experience in Program Management • Experience in Chronic Disease Management and Disease Self- Management • CPR certification • Licenses required for this position must be kept current, valid, and in good standing with the presiding entity • NPI number needed upon hiring
Your Nonprofit Community Health Center in Sacramento, CA
Cares Community Health is a private, nonprofit community health center serving the greater Sacramento area. Our team of compassionate and highly educated professionals use a medical home model of care, including preventive care, routine checkups, immunizations and management of acute and chronic illnesses.
Our health services are provi...ded by compassionate, board-certified medical professionals and our friendly, professional, multilingual staff who offer the highest quality care.