About the Job

Job Title

Program Administration Specialist I/Nutritionist

Job Category

Clinical Dietitian


Western State Hospital
Staunton, Virginia 24401

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description:
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.

Minimum Qualifications:
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer candidates with demonstrated experience in supervision. The successful candidate will have experience working with a diverse population. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred.


Michelle Chase


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[posted Nov 17, 2017]

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