SALARY: $63,107/Annually (NEGOTIABLE)
(Employees will receive 5% below the negotiated pay rate during their probationary status.)
The Dietitian- Certified Diabetes Educator provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and diabetes care education for individuals, programs, and population groups. Actions are focused on comprehensive patient diabetes assessment, education, prevention, risk reduction and treatment goals for optimal nutrition and health status outcomes. Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams in order to achieve desirable outcomes. Continuation of this position is contingent upon funding allocations.
The Dietitian - Certified Diabetes Educator performs the following essential functions within the framework of the Public Health Core Competencies (PHCC) and is directed by the Association of Diabetes Care Education Specialists (ADCES) guidelines for scope of work. These duties and responsibilities are not an all-inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position. The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Data Analytics and Assessment Skills
1. Utilize data in the promotion of nutrition health and wellness: qualitative, quantitative, primary, and secondary.
2. Actively participate in performance management to include quality assurance/improvement (QA/QI) activities.
Policy Development and Program Planning Skills
3. Participate in department Strategic Plan and strategic direction team activities.
4. Contribute to policy and procedure implementation, evaluation, and improvement strategies in order to meet program and grant requirements.
5. Communicate effectively in the English language to individuals and groups, both verbally and in writing.
6. Practice excellent customer service skills to include but not limited to addressing customer and employee needs courteously and promptly.
7. Use professional communication skills including active listening, clear, concise, positive messaging, and maintain patient confidentiality requirements.
8. Provide professional evidence-based nutrition-related education and program services including, handouts, displays, newsletters, social media content, presentations, or events for individuals and groups.
9. Participate in regular Nutrition, Diabetes, and Clinical Nursing Team meetings to ensure that clear communication is maintained within the department and between staff.
10. Prepare timely and concise monthly reports of activities for supervisor to include projects, trainings, concerns, suggestions, and client or event data.
11. Operate business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software.
Health Equity Skills
12. Apply principles of ethics, diversity, equity, inclusion, and fairness when providing services and interacting with clients, co-workers, and community partners.
13. Develop and provide nutrition education services that include Oneida Nation culture, tradition, values, and are trauma informed.
Community Partnership Skills
14. Consult and collaborate with the health care provider team as needed, regarding patient medications, educational plans, or referrals to other multi-disciplinary health team members.
15. Develop new relationships and maintain current contacts with local/regional peers, professionals, partners and community organizations for referrals and program collaboration.
16. Engage clients and community members in providing feedback or input for the purpose of improving policies, programs, and services.
Public Health Sciences Skills
17. Utilize the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Nutrition Care Process (NCP) for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) when performing patient health screening, nutrition risk assessment, education and treatment, food prescriptions, referrals, and documentation of care.
18. Deliver comprehensive and seamless patient services that integrate clinical and self-management aspects of diabetes care.
19. Utilize evidence-based resources and best-practices in offering nutrition education and diabetes care.
20. Assess patient’s diabetes knowledge and self-care skills, in preparation for establishing diabetes care plan goals.
21. Implement patient education and care plans that meet Indian Health Service (IHS) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) standards of medical care in diabetes.
22. Provide individualized patient education for use of diabetic medications in relation to diet, blood glucose monitoring, sick-day management, survival skills, and exercise guidelines.
Management and Finance Skills
23. Engage in individual professional development opportunities relating to nutrition education and diabetes care including, but not limited to diabetes medications, blood glucose sensors, and insulin pumps.
24. Actively support the Mission, Vision and/or Strategic Plan goals and objectives for department, Health Division, and Oneida Nation.
25. Follow purchasing processes and budget guidelines in requests for program supplies, services, and training.
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
26. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
27. Contribute to team efforts with peers and partners for innovative and quality nutrition, health and wellness, or disease prevention community educational programs and events.
28. Participate in professional continuing education activities, as required to maintain credentials.
29. Provide professional mentoring to students, dietetic interns, using direct observation, assistance and feedback for performance success and rotation assignments.
30. Adhere to all Tribal Personnel Policies and Procedures, Tribal Standard Operating Procedures, and Area and Program Strategic Plans and Policies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is generally performed in an office setting, as well as community sites and workplaces.
Work performed in the community is sometimes subject to conditions that range from inclement weather to dangerous conditions such as snow/ ice, cold, heat. Community locations may subject worker to increased risk of driving hazards.
Community locations may subject worker to communicable diseases, insect and other disease vectors, toxins, hazardous materials, chemical and animals. Potential risk of blood borne pathogen exposure.
In all settings, employee may occasionally need to relate to members of the public who exhibit challenging, atypical, or hostile behavior and/ or communication.
Due to the need for public health personnel to respond to public health emergencies, the employee must be able to meet the physical demands of performing the following activities: Must be able to be fitted and wear appropriate. respiratory protection. Engage in the following movements: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, feeling, and writing and repetitive motions. Exert up to thirty (30) pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Evening and/or weekend work and/or extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.
A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or a 2 step TB Skin Test is required within thirty (30) days of employment.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within ninety (90) days.
Ability to set and meet priorities, meet strict deadlines and the ability to successfully cope with challenging situations and conditions.
Complete Oneida Certification on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect training within ninety (90) days of employment.
Must present a professional appearance and demeanor as a representative of the Oneida Nation in dealing with the public.
Must complete Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training within thirty (30) days of employment and annually thereafter.
Maintain strict department security, confidentiality, and quality to meet professional standards of the department.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200 and NIMS700 certification within three (3) months of employment.
Must adhere to strict confidentiality in all matters.
Must be willing and able to obtain additional education and training.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Must adhere to the Nation’s Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy during employment.
Must comply with Caregiver Law and Grant conditions criminal history checks as a condition of employment to include fingering.
Employees are required to have proof of immunity or dates of 2 doses of MMR and Varicella prior to starting in any position within the Oneida Comprehensive Health Division. Any refusal of vaccination(s) or failure to provide proof of immunity may disqualify the applicant.
Must pass a background security check with the Oneida Nation in order to meet the Employment Eligibility Requirements, Tribal/State Compact and/or Oneida Nation Gaming Ordinance as they pertain to the position. A temporary license or Gaming License issued by the Oneida Gaming Commission is required as a condition of employment and continuing employment within the Oneida Nation’s Gaming Division.
A valid driver’s license or occupational driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance are required. Must obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license or occupational driver’s license within thirty (30) days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver’s license. Must be authorized as eligible to operate a Personal and Tribal vehicle under the Oneida Nation’s Vehicle Driver Certification and Fleet Management Law prior to actual start date. Must maintain driver’s eligibility as a condition of employment.
Applicants please clearly state how you meet these qualifications on the application/resume.
Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition Science.
Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Certified Dietitian (CD) with the State of Wisconsin within ninety (90) days of hire.
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) with the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).
One (1) year experience in clinical nutrition setting, (diabetes or hospital) with knowledge of diabetes and medical nutrition therapy (MNT).
IITEMS TO BE SUBMITTED:
Must provide a copy of diploma, license, degree or certification upon employment.
Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered.
Proof of vaccination required.
Background information disclosure (BID) form.
Department: Community Health
This is a full time position
Job Code: 02044
Closing Date: Until Filled
Responsible to: WIC/Nutrition Manager
Transfer Date: 1/23/24