Oct 17, 2018

Diabetes Health Education Coordinator - nonprofit job - Los Angeles

  • Palomar Health
  • Escondido, CA, USA
Programs Healthcare / clinics

Job Description

Works with the Director, the Diabetes staff, physicians, nutrition services and other hospital staff to achieve diabetes program objectives. Objectives reflect educational activities to improved glycemic control for individuals afflicted with Diabetes served by Palomar Health. Serves as educational resource for all. Actively participates in and integrates within the current hospital structure, procedures. Creates programs and participates in Quality measures to support improved glycemic control for individuals served. Ensures ADA Recognition is maintained. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:  Bachelor's Degree in related field and registration from American Dietetic Assoc (DTR)
Preferred Education:  Masters Degree
Minimum Experience:  Clinical internship or equivalent
Preferred Experience:  3 years as clinical dietitian including the management of Diabetes patients
Bilingual Spanish preferred
Required Certification:  Registered Dietician - American Dietetic Assoc (ADA)
Preferred Certification:  Certified Diabetes Educator or has qualifications to take national exam and obtain credentials when eligible
Required License:  Not Applicable
Preferred License:  Not Applicable


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Officer, Coordinator, Entry Level

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