DIETARY COUNSELOR/NURITION THERAPIST
DAYTON, Ohio 45402
Job Description and Requirements
CARDIOPULMONARY REHABILITATION AND NUTRITION SERVICES
FULL TIME/8A-4:30P/80 HOURS PER PAY
THIS IS A SPLIT POSITION BETWEEN DIETARY COUNSELOR AND NUTRITION THERAPIST
Complies with established policies, procedures, and standards regarding quality, customer satisfaction, positive work environment and financial stewardship. Responsible for all activities related to optimal delivery of Medical Nutrition, nutritional counseling and education for patients in the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Depts., and Wellness Center clients. Responsible for the development and maintenance of an area of expertise. Responsible for coordinating clinical and didactic learning experiences for dietetic interns. Acts as a resource person for the physician and other members of the health care team.
The nutrition therapist demonstrates expertise in the provision of nutrition care and education to the outpatient population. The nutrition therapist serves as an active facilitator in the process by which patients identify and make lifestyle changes related to their nutritional health. The nutrition therapist communicates to the physician, and other members of the health team, information relating to current scientific nutrition knowledge and practice. He/she serves as an instructor to dietetic interns and is a resource person for the entry level dietitian.
Education: BachelorÃÂ¢s of Science. MasterÃÂ¢s of Science degree in Nutrition, Nutrition education or counseling is preferred.
Registration: Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and current registration with The American Dietetic Association
Licensure: Current Ohio Licensure with Ohio Board of Dietetics
Certification: Specialty certification is encouraged, but not required
Experience: Three years experience as a dietitian in acute care clinical setting
Skills: Must possess effective verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills. Technical knowledge in clinical nutrition and education. Computer skills recommended.
[posted May 17, 2017]
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