Position is located in Sioux Falls clinic setting. Assist in over-all management of high risk patients, particularly those with Type 2 Diabetes and/or CVD. Conduct group and individual intervention sessions, skilled in motivational interviewing techniques to identify prevention, treatment or self-management opportunities. Identify patients who meet DM/CVD risk factors to participate in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction program. Complete participant needs assessment, implement care plans for patients that specifically involve physical activities and nutrition plans. Works on the DM Team and is responsible for monthly, mid-year and annual audit reports. Duties included floor nursing, patient care follow-up reporting, phone triage, patient recruitment and retention activities. Travel involves two annual national meetings, plus limited travel/training in-state.
Must be able to develop and manage community projects that improve patient care. Must be aggressive with program follow-up to maintain participation rates and operate under criteria to meet grant requirements. Must have high proficiency and experience with EHR systems and must be extremely proficient with using computer systems.
Must be capable of independent work, organized and manage multi-tasks. Knowledgeable of Native American culture and traditions preferred.
Salary DOEQ plus benefits to be explained at the interview. Preference will be given to qualified Indian applicants; however, all interested individuals are encouraged to apply. Must be able to provide Indian Preference documents if claimed. Position may be eligible for college loan repayment program -- certain restrictions apply.
Contact and Miscellaneous Information:
South Dakota Urban Indian Health
711 North Lake Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
||Healthcare, Nursing, Management
||Healthcare / Health Services
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