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Coordinator of Community Telehealth and Coach for Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

Posted by
Proyecto Juan Diego, (PJD)
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Brownsville, TX
New
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Published 16 days ago

Proyecto Juan Diego Mission:

"To empower low-income families to become healthy and self-sufficent community members through education programs, family activities, and preventive health care services."

  • Please E-mail curriculum and certifications (current) to: Bertha.Alonso@proyecto-jd.org
  • Reports to: Director of Health Care Services
  • Non-Exempt (30 hrs./week)

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform their essential functions.

  • Coordinates and assists the Telehealth Services.
  • Assists with labs and clinical procedures in related programs as needed.
  • Provides referral information to participants in related programs as needed.
  • Collects and reviews relevant health data, maintains accurate logs of participants attendance, and tracks progress on health-related goals.
  • Responsible for delivering the approved curriculum for diabetes prevention in an effective, meaningful, and complying way.
  • Coordinates and organizes seasonal immunizations.
  • Serves as liaison with the mobile clinic to provide referral and communicate essential information.
  • Prepares and communicates status updates to Supervisor as requested.
  • Ensures compliance with grant requirements and criteria as necessary.
  • Researches grants appropriate for the agency, assists Director of Health Care Services with completing grant applications, and ensuring requirements are met.
  • Generates reports to the Director of Health Care Services as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

Education in the health care field required. RN or LVN preferred. Bilingual (write and speak): English and Spanish required. 2 years minimum experiencer working with patients. Maintains 15 hours of CEUs annually specific to Diabetes and Diabetes-related topics.

Certifications:

Current RN/LVN certificate in the State of Texas. Certifications for other health care field of study will be requested accordingly.

Competencies/Skills:

  • Computer skills: Internet, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Consultation Competency: reasoning ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw vital conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of data sets and publications.
  • A creative, strategic, and forward thinker with the drive to work independently and in a group setting.
  • Cultural Effectiveness Competency. Experience working with underserved populations (majority Spanish speaking only) or with disabilities in healthcare is preferred.
  • Communication: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret health status. Must be able to speak effectively and respond to questions from diverse audiences.

Travel:

This position rarely may require some travel (discussed at the job interview if selected).

PROYECTO JUAN DIEGO IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Proyecto Juan Diego Mission:

"To empower low-income families to become healthy and self-sufficent community members through education programs, family activities, and preventive health care services."

  • Please E-mail curriculum and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

To be discussed at job interview.

To be discussed at job interview.

Level of Language Proficiency

100% English and Spanish (speak, write and read)

100% English and Spanish (speak, write and read)

Location

On-site
Brownsville, TX, USA

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