Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 07-Jun-2021 to 18-Jun-2021 (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • 28.20
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits: Yes- Employer Paid Medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance and 401K contribution 4% paid by Tribe (Employee Only)



Diabetes Coordinator A-23

Deputy Health Services Director

NATURE OF WORK: The Diabetes Program Coordinator is responsible for administration of diabetes case management and program development to reduce the instances of diabetes and health complications including all objectives of applicable diabetes grant deliverables, public health policy and priorities of the Nisqually Tribal Health Center. Includes areas of diabetes prevention, nutrition, patient and staff education, patient and program assessment, patient self- management skills, and bridging patients to supplemental resources.


  • Participate as a member of the Health Center team to emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, provider and community education to develop, implement, and evaluate project plans, policies, procedures, and operations for the Diabetes program.
  • Oversee the Diabetes program for the Health Center and implement all deliverables of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) for the Nisqually Tribe.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, Tribal, State managed care standards, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee patient care coordination and data management plan for the Diabetes program; serving as a navigator for diabetes patients helping them understand medical tests, healthy eating and lifestyle.
  • Coordinate Diabetes program services within the Department and ensure appropriate Electronic Health Record and data retention, utilize electronic health records system to input date associated with the Diabetes Program.
  • Program level responsibilities include; program planning, implementation, coordination, monthly, quarterly and annual reports as necessary including program evaluation.
  • Provide public relations presentations and maintain linkages to key stakeholders, such as Indian Health Services.
  • Draft monthly newsletter articles, community mail out information, social media posts, and other forms of program communication.
  • Coordination of diabetes events and activities within budget guidelines.
  • Coordinate provision of continuing medical education to staff related to diabetes.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communications to advance knowledge of stakeholders.
  • Maintain and prepare records, documents and data for annual IHS and Tribal audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may

Be assigned to the employee


  • Knowledge of Tribal, Local, State and Federal resources available to program clients and their families; knowledge of Indian Health Service programs.
  • Knowledge of Health Department, Tribal, and other related policies, procedures, and systems .

  • Knowledge of HIPAA and other laws, rules, and regulations related to the security and confidentiality of data.
  • Knowledge of electronic health records, systems, and related applications.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles.
  • Skill in gathering and interpreting
  • Skill in planning, delegating, and supervising.
  • Skill in maintaining an organized work
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to take on responsibility and exercise independent judgment, decision-making, and problem solving expertise.
  • Ability to research and prepare reports or other correspondence as required.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and be proactive in assisting patients with their healthcare needs.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and exercise tact and good judgment in all
  • Ability to work with diverse teams of people.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Management, Project Management, Business Management or a closely related field.
  • 2 years recent related work experience.
  • OR a comparable combination of approved education and/or recent related work experience.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Tribe's insurance policy.

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