Registered Dietician

Posted on Jul 9

Location: South Region, MD
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4137347

Seeking a Registered Dietitian to provide in-depth nutritional evaluation, counseling and education services for people at risk of, or dealing with chronic diseases.

 A challenging scope of responsibilities encompass the following:

  • Conducting nutrition education programs on a range of nutrition topics, in a variety of community and clinical settings.
  • Reviewing, evaluating and utilizing current nutrition research related to diabetes.
  • Maintaining up-to-date information on innovative and successful strategies to reach the target populations of MSMHC.
  • Developing education materials, teaching tools and visual aids for nutrition, weight management and diabetes education services.
  • Assessing patients' needs and conferring with doctors and other health care professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs and managing the weight and risk factors associated with overweight patients.
  • Completing comprehensive nutrition assessments and incorporating nutrition interventions into an individualized interdisciplinary plan of care. 
  • Ensuring that all assessments and care plans meet professional standards of practice, reflect current evidence-based practice, and are in full compliance with all applicable regulatory statutes. 
  • Collecting and maintaining required data for Continuous Quality Improvement program.
  • Participating in a "culture of caring" with interdisciplinary teams to provide professional guidance for assessing and implementing care strategies.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or related field
  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association
  • Membership in the American Dietetic Association strongly preferred
  • Active Maryland License from the Board of Dietetic Practice
  • Current BLS certification
  • Experience in hospital setting
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