Job: BILINGUAL CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER
BILINGUAL CERTIFIED DIETARY MANAGER
San Diego, California 92105
Job Description and Requirements
The Bilingual Certified Dietary Manager will initiate the planning of all meal plans. The Bilingual CDM will communicate the importance of proper nutrition to individuals with critical illnesses. The Bilingual CDM will work with the Registered Dietitian to evaluate individual client's nutritional status, developing treatment plans and providing nutritional education.
The ideal candidate will:
-Be passionate about the mission of Mama's Kitchen;
-Possess a collaborative spirit and enjoy an open work setting; and
-Incorporate the highest levels of ethics and professionalism.
Under the direction of the Executive Chef, the Certified Dietary Manager will have the following responsibilities:
-Meets directly with clients to identify educational needs; provide individual instruction, utilize informational handouts/booklets, or refer to community resources as needed.
-Review and ensure the home-delivered menu follows the recommendations of the American Dietetic Association
-Onboard clients to Mama's Kitchen programs
-Provide bilingual support to RD with nutritional assessment
-Evaluate recipes and nutrition information provided to clients of Mama's Pantry
-Provide bilingual support to RD with medical nutrition therapy and/or nutritional counseling to clients
-Provide nutritional input to the Executive Chef during the meal planning process
-Be an advocate of the mission of Mama's Kitchen
-Employ good communication skills and diplomacy in interfacing with staff, board members, volunteers and donors
-Maintain Certified Dietary Manager accreditation
-Attend staff meetings and Operations Department meetings
-Undertake other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef
-Provide nutrition education in Spanish
-Translate nutritional and client materials into Spanish
-Honor agency policies and procedures
-Any other duties as assigned by management
Skills and Requirements: The following skills are thought to be ideal for the successful execution of the duties of this position:
-A bachelor's degree in food and nutrition or related field;
-Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required.
-Proven ability to function in a multi-tasking environment
-Very comfortable with technology, including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Possession of a friendly and professional demeanor
-Valid California driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years
Working Conditions: Ability to work in multi-person and multi-activity office space. The ability to lift 50 pounds.
[posted Nov 8, 2018]
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