Wellness/Diabetes Manager

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleWellness/Diabetes Manager
DepartmentHealth & Human Services Division
Period to Apply09/06/2023-Open Until Filled
SupervisorHHSD Division Director
Pay Rate$51,868.44 - $77,802.66
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh Wellness Facility

Job Description


Under direct supervision of the Health and Human Service Director, responsible for the management and oversight of the Diabetes and Wellness Center Programs. Plans, coordinates, implements, monitors, and evaluates all program activities. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.


Works under the direct supervision of the Health and Human Services Director.


Wellness/Diabetes Department



• Implements goals, objectives, and activities as identified by the program’s proposal.
• Oversees all aspects of the Diabetes Program, management of staff and oversight of department budget.
• Collaborates with allied service providers and diabetes program team to plan, develop, monitor, and evaluate program.
• Develops and manages all facets of the project budgets; completes modifications as needed.
• Schedules calendar of events.
• Develops culturally appropriate marketing and information strategies to publicize and promote the project to the local community.
• Maintains records, correspondence, files, computer files, and inventory records.
• Creates and submits narrative and statistical reports on activities.
• Prepares, analyzes and evaluates contract and grant budgets for correct calculation of expenditure categories such as salaries, percent of effort, salary adjustment increases, fringe benefits, indirect costs, materials, and equipment.
• Serves as a primary liaison with funding agencies, and contract entities; researches, drafts, and approves formal responses to requests for proposals, quotation, contracts, and agreements.
• Analyzes and evaluates awarded proposals, contracts, and subcontracts for compliance with funding agency, federal, state, and university requirements; prepares required acceptance documentation.
• Coordinates receipt of awards and contract documentation; maintains proposal and funding records in database systems, and prepares scheduled and special reports, studies and analyses.
• Maintains grant compliance for the program and prepares yearly application and reporting progress.
• Plans and organizes workshops and other events on diabetes awareness and education in community organizations, schools, clinics, and other related organizations.
• Coordinates and assists with diabetic clinics to conduct group education.
• Educates at-risk individuals by providing them with educational information on how to minimize the risks of diabetes.
• Orders and disseminates health information relevant to the project and to the needs and wants of Pueblo residents.
• Evaluates effectiveness of programs to meet the needs of the community.
• Works with administrative or other professional personnel, such as those engaged in medicine and social work, to ensure programs are well balanced, coordinated, and integrated with special services.
• Plans, organizes, and conducts meetings.
• Assists in planning and participates in community health committees and activities.
• Attends meetings and training sessions as requested.
• Coordinates the collection of quantitative and qualitative data on diabetes prevalence, incidence, morbidity, and mortality.
• Improves staff effectiveness by coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees; and planning, delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a timely manner.
• Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding program-related activities.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research; attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.


• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Knowledge of project management and grant management.
• Knowledge of diabetes prevention programs and health education.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Knowledge of management techniques.
• Ability to successful write grant proposals.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language, and preferably in the Tewa language, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with people.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Ability to plan, create, and deliver informational and educational presentations.
• Ability to be innovative, creative, and flexible.
• Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in program management.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in making effective decisions in emergency situations.
• Skill in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations.
• Skill in planning and organizing group activities.
• Skill in preparing reports and correspondence.
• Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
• Certified in CPR and First Aid within three months of employment.


Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field plus five years’ experience successfully implementing and managing health education programs; experience working with grants; three years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, Registered Nurse preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Fluency in the Tewa language preferred. Current valid New Mexico Driver’s License, CPR and basic first aid certified. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Work is performed both in an outdoor setting with exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists, and in an office setting with a moderate noise level. Evening and/or weekend work is required. There is frequent interaction with the public. Travel may be required for program activities. Additional travel may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.


FAX (505) 852-0093

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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