Program Administration Specialist I/Nutritionist
Western State Hospital
Staunton, Virginia 24401
Job Description and Requirements
Western State Hospital (WSH) is recruiting for a Nutritionist to assist in evaluating patients nutritional status, dietary needs and nutrition education needs through initial and re-assessment processes. The Nutritionist will provide appropriate medical nutrition therapy for patients through the development and implementation of individualized nutrition care plans and nutrition education.
The successful applicant must have comprehensive knowledge of the scientific principles and clinical practices of nutrition and dietetics. A Bachelors degree in nutrition or related field is required. The successful candidate will be a Registered Dietitian (RD), or have the ability to become registered within one year of employment. Experience in the field of nutrition gained through work as a dietetic intern, in public health nutrition, institutional dietetics, nutrition research, or related nutrition field required. Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
Prefer candidates with demonstrated experience in supervision. The successful candidate will have experience working with a diverse population. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.
[posted Nov 17, 2017]
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