Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy that may include evaluation, assessment, development of and/or review of nutrition treatment plans and client/family education for Acute, Ambulatory, Long Term Care patients and/or WIC participants. Contributes to the professional education of medical students, residents and allied health professionals. Participates in Community outreach projects.
This position is grant funded and will cease once the grant funded ends.
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from an ADA approved institution required. Must be registered with the American Dietetic Association within 6 months of hire date. (Registry eligible status is required). Missouri license is desirable within one year of hire date. Two years of experience in clinical dietetics and/or community dietetics desirable. Verbal communication skills required to interview clients and discuss nutrition care plans and explain nutritional information. Group teaching at various learning levels required. Computer skills necessary (i.e. word processing and data entry). Written communication skills required to prepare reports and educational materials. Ability to speak to small and large groups of individuals desirable. Good interpersonal skills to communicate with patients, families, etc. Ability to drive to corporate and community facilities.