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Registered Dietitian

Location : San Francisco, CA
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 2477
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : Bachelors' degree
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

Registered Dietitian

The Registered Dietitian contributes and participates as a health care team member to provide nutritional counseling service to individuals and families; serves as a nutrition consultant to staff; and assist in the development of nutritional educational materials.

·       Develops and implements age appropriate, linguistically correct, and culturally sensitive tools for nutritional counseling on both normal and therapeutic diets

·       Assesses patient needs, establishes priorities, designs, develops, recommends, updates, implements and evaluates programs, curriculum, materials, protocol, procedures and standards for nutrition education/health education

·       Conducts Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) upon physical referrals

·       Charts patients’ nutritional findings timely in EHR

·       Has a complete understanding of the nutrition requirements of the CPSP; provides appropriate and effective diet counseling to pregnant patients that tailor to their needs

·       Contributes and assists in the development and periodic updates of the Nutrition EHR templates for charting

·       Implements nutrition care to include follow up and referrals to government, community and/or continuity of nutrition care

·       Develops meal plans as appropriate to meet member’s lifestyle, socio-economic background, age, culture, diagnosis and religious affiliation

·       Develops and maintains Nutrition protocols up to date

Required Qualifications :

·       Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field.

·       Registered Dietitian (RD) in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in good standing

·       2+ years experience in nutritional assessment, coaching and counseling patients

·       2+ years of work experience as RD in community agencies. Serving a diverse population with different cultural needs preferred

·       Current BLS and First Aid required or must be obtained within 3 months of hire

Proficient in computer usage

Bilingual English / Chinese is highly preferred
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