Part Time Community Educator - Nutrition Services Diabetes Prevention Program

Job Requisition #: JR59221

End Date: 6/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Food & Nutrition

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Nutrition Services group at ChristianaCare is looking for Community Educator to join its team, to coordinate and deliver public awareness and education activities for Nutrition Services Diabetes Prevention Program.


  • Develops and delivers community education and training programs for the Christiana Care Employees and the community
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with department leaders, community leaders, employees, and program participants
  • Organizes and participates in events, promoting Preventive Medicine programs including the diabetes prevention program
  • Maintains professional competence by participating in local and national training sessions and conferences
  • Partners with registered dietitians to facilitate diabetes prevention program classes including frequent participant follow up and coaching, outcome collection, and requirements related to CDC recognition
  • Participates in regular program and department meetings
  • Attends outreach events and activities as needed
  • Completes required reporting in a timely matter
  • Will be required to become a Certified Twistle builder.  Helps multiple departments build Twistle projects for program enhancement and evaluation.  Maintains this certification annually.
  • Curriculum development for the Weight Loss programs that are used by both the Weight Management and Nutrition Services teams.
  • Additional patient monitoring and data collection for the Weight Management Obesity Medicine Program.
  • Markets DPP and MDPP programs as well as Nutrition Services programs to Primary Care offices by going to health fairs, presenting at population health meetings, may need to do some weekend marketing at sporting events.
  • Working on expanding coverage for the DPP program to include additional insurance payers.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices;  reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

This is a Part Time (32hrs per week), Monday to Friday with 2 late evenings up till 6:30pm.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Social Work, or related field required
  • One year teaching/training experience required.
  • Public speaking, group facilitation and excellent writing skills required.
  • Health Coaching certification preferred
  • Computer experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations required.
  • Bilingual language skills are a plus.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

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