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Regional Minority Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator

Service Area: NC Western Counties, NC (Service Area: Western NC Counties County)

Posted 01/03/2020



Regional Minority Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator MountainWise, NC Public Health Region 1

NC Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (NCMDPP) Grant


Service Area: Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Swain, Transylvania Counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI).

The purpose of the NCMDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:

1.     Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)

2.     Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes

3.     Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs

4.     Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1

The primary purpose of this position is to create a Regional Collaborative which will engage, screen and deliver the NCMDPP that includes the CDC curricula: “Prevent T2” or “Prevenga el T2” to minority communities within the region.

Description of work:

·       Provide technical assistance related to local NCMDPPs throughout the region

·       Ensure that the NCMDPPs achieves quality performance outcomes

·       Ensure participant and program data is entered into the NCMDPP database on a weekly basis and submit monthly reports to the NC Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NC OMHHD) Program Contact

·       Participate in all mandatory NC OMHHD coach calls

·       Conduct a targeted marketing and awareness campaign

·       Coordinate screenings for prediabetes

·       Refer at risk people to local DPP classes

·       Organize and co-host community forums to raise awareness of prediabetes

·       Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.

·       Administer an incentive program for participants

·       Complete required evaluation and program activities

Background and Education:


·       Master’s degree in public health or health and/or human services field and one year experience in health education/health promotion or a bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience in a community, business, or governmental program, preferably in the fields of health education/health promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience


Compensation and Benefits

·       Competitive pay

·       Flexible work hours to support work/life balance

·       Holiday and Paid Time Off (PTO)

·       Health Insurance – f/t employees (working 30+ hrs/week)

·       Flexible Spending Plan or Health Savings Account (HSA)

·       Opportunity to participate in 401k (after 1 year of employment)


Application Process


Interested applicants should complete an online application by visiting the Alliance Staffing website: http://www.ncapha.org/











































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