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Job Openings >> Director, Diabetes Programming (Full-Time)
Director, Diabetes Programming (Full-Time)
Title:Director, Diabetes Programming (Full-Time)
Department:Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Salary Range:$95,000-$115,000
The Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership (Nexus) is a collaborative effort among the
six hospitals operating in Montgomery County and a network of community-based organizations
to promote health, reduce hospital utilization and manage total cost of care for our shared
community in ways that no single hospital could achieve on its own. This includes a new, five-year program to substantially reduce the incidence of diabetes and improve diabetes management in targeted areas of Montgomery County.

PCC provides the management and staff infrastructure for Nexus, under the direction of the
governing Nexus Board of Managers (representing the member hospitals). PCC oversees
implementation of the Nexus programs, providing data analytics and outcomes measurement,
process improvement, learning collaborative facilitation, and subcontractor oversight for the
multiple and varied programs within the overall Nexus Montgomery portfolio.

Position Summary

The Director supports program development, implementation, and management for the
Nexus Montgomery Diabetes Prevention & Management Program to expand evidence-based diabetes education: the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT). The Director may also manage additional population health programs to address social determinants of health. Primary responsibilities include:

• Implement and manage the assigned programs, establishing strategic direction, program goals & metrics, monitoring progress, and managing vendors & contracts.
• Maintain relationships with stakeholders and partner organizations, building commitment to shared goals and program activities.
• Identify new opportunities for collaboration between organizations and across sectors; facilitate the program development process when possible.

Essential Duties
  • For the Diabetes Prevention & Management Program and other programs as assigned, develop and maintain routine processes to monitor program implementation and operations, communicate status to key stakeholders, and evaluate progress against plans. As needed, lead, engage in, or monitor process improvement or risk mitigation activities. 
  • Develop and maintain program workplans including key deliverables and timelines for major project milestones. Ensure timelines are met or changes are communicated to appropriate stakeholders. 
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners. 
  • Lead the vendor selection and procurement process. Draft and negotiate initial contracts and contract renewals with program partner organizations.  Provide comprehensive and actionable feedback to community implementation partners to support program improvements. 
  • Establish individualized workplans and metrics with stakeholders that align with overall program goals. As needed, lead process improvement strategies.
  • Oversee planning, coordination, and facilitation of regular meetings, workgroups, and learning collaboratives to ensure program goals are met. This includes leadership of the hospital Diabetes Workgroup to ensure programming incorporates hospital stakeholder input and aligns with individual hospital efforts.
  • With staff, conduct outreach and recruitment efforts to community organizations and agencies to participate in initiatives. 
  • Identify new opportunities for cross-sector collaboration that support program implementation or address social determinants of health. 
  • Draft and present updates for the Partnership Program interventions Committee (P-PIC), the Nexus Board of Managers and subcommittees, and other internal and external audiences. Ensure that Nexus Montgomery governance bodies have the information needed to monitor and guide the Diabetes Education and Management Program. 
  • Represent PCC and Nexus at meetings with Board of Directors, partners, community organizations, and local government.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience

• Master’s in public health, health education, or similar degree. 5+ years of work experience in population health, health education, or public health.
• Two (2) plus year of management, coaching, and mentoring experience of direct reports.Proven team management with program design and growth experience.
• Experience building lasting partnerships and coalitions in a health care or community nonprofit environment. 
• Must be results-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and lead teams to consistently meet deadlines and expectations.
• Experience with data analysis and reporting using spreadsheet tools and online portals.
• Demonstrated advanced communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both orally and in writing to a broad range of stakeholders including clients, clinicians, hospital administrators, and public health officials.
• Ability to work with diverse groups. Experienced in facilitating engaging, non-judgmental meetings that encourage sharing of challenges and failures and supportive peer-to-peer learning. Prepare and deliver effective presentations. Listen actively, build rapport easily, identify conflict and tension and facilitate constructive resolution, inspire and build trust.
• Computer literacy with expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

ADA Requirements

This job operates in a professional office environment. The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
• Regular travel to partner organizations for meetings and to provide in-person training, data analysis, or other support.
• This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing may be required.
• This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
• Requires ability to learn new software applications as necessary.
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.


This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act expected of an incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent.  An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Primary Care Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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