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Job Title
  Clinical Dietitian
Organization Name
  URMC Center for Community Health & Prevention
Job Location
  46 Prince St.
Ste. 3001
Rochester, NY 14607
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Hours/Schedule
  Full-time
Job Responsibilities
 

Position Summary:

Clinical dietitian for the Center for Community Health & Prevention. Provide comprehensive nutrition care and education to patients who are overweight and obese, at-risk for diabetes, and cardiometabolic diseases, and who have diabetes or other diagnoses requiring medical nutrition therapy. Assess nutritional status of patients and recommend nutritional regimens to match individual patient requirements. Conduct ongoing evaluation of nutritional status of patients to ensure adequacy and appropriateness of nutritional regimes. Provide ongoing education on medical nutrition therapy to patients in both individual and group counseling settings. Serve as consultant to other members of the Center for Community Health & Prevention as part of an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.

Responsibilities:
•Assess individual new patients in the clinic by obtaining a detailed nutrition history, provide assessments, dietary instruction and education. Design, implement, and recommend medical nutritional regimens; assure adequacy and appropriateness of regimens and conduct ongoing evaluation of nutritional status of patients and the care being provided.
•Provide ongoing education and follow-up to individuals and in group settings on medical nutritional therapy to patients, families, and UR employees and arranges individual follow up as needed. Document all aspects of nutritional care in patients’ records. Participate in orientation and cross-training of other staff.
•Screen patients to identify those at nutritional risk or those needing nutrition intervention. Document all aspects of nutritional care and contractually required baseline and outcome data in medical records, program database or in correspondence to physicians related to referrals. Participate in community nutrition activities.
•Function as a consultant for other team members in providing medical nutrition therapy to patients. Participate and present in weekly clinical team meetings. Maintain awareness of innovations in diabetic, pre-diabetic, hypertensive, and hyperlipidimia patients’ nutrition therapy through professional publications, conferences, seminars, and collaboration with colleagues. Contribute to new and on-going research plans, grant writing and manuscript preparation. Assist in the development of new worksite wellness interventions and delivery modes.
•Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications
 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition or equivalent; completion of one-year dietetic internship experience or equivalent; registered or registry-eligible by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the American Dietetic Association.

Clinical nutrition experience and License in a health care setting preferred.

Application Instructions, Contact & Deadline
 

Applicants can apply online at:
https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/careers.aspx

The posting is Job#215382