DIETITIAN (#120095)
California State University - Los Angeles, CA

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Bulletin #120095; 2/12/13

Applications are currently being accepted for Registered Dietitian in the Student Health Center. Applications for this temporary, hourly, on-call position will be accepted on a continuing basis through 04/30/2013.

DIETITIAN
Registered Dietitian, #120095
Student Health Center

Salary Range: $21.04-$33.66/Hour

Work Schedule: Part-time, Hours to be determined; non-exempt classification. Temporary position; expires on or before June 30, 2013; may be extended.

Essential Functions: Under general supervision of the Student Health Center’s Senior Health Educator, the incumbent develops and implements programs and provides consultative services to students in the areas of nutrition, diet, food choices and preparation, and weight management. Duties include but are not limited to: provide food, diet, weight management, and nutritional care information by means of workshops, seminars, and/or individual counseling; conduct training sessions and demonstrations on the technical and practical aspects of food and nutrition; consult with other student health center and university staff on food and nutrition concerns and the nutritional care for specific medical conditions, diseases or disorders; participate in a multi-disciplinary team to address nutritional needs; coordinate nutrition programs with others promoting health and wellness in the campus community; conduct studies and surveys of dietary patterns, food needs of population groups, food prices and other factors affecting nutrition practice to access individual and group nutrition practices; work to modify poor nutrition practices by educating and counseling students; prepare and assemble written and/or audio-visual material as aids in training and counseling sessions; keep current with developments in nutrition and diet applicable to the population served in the Student Health Center and general campus community; may provide lead work direction to support staff; participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities and support the Student Health Center’s CQI plan; and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a program approved and accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) necessary to meet the academic requirements to become credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RD). Incumbent must have thorough knowledge of the principles of nutrition, dietary needs and weight control and working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to the field including those regarding patient confidentiality; and general knowledge of principles, methods, materials, and channels of nutrition education and public information. Incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, assess needs and evaluate the effectiveness of diet and nutrition programs and material; promote, organize and conduct public meetings on nutrition; prepare, select, assemble, evaluate, and distribute nutrition education material such as pamphlets, reports, bulletins, exhibits, posters, and films; work effectively in collaborative health care teams to address specific diet and nutrition needs; keep current with developments in health care related to nutrition; maintain confidentiality consistent with applicable state and federal regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff and other community groups; be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse members of the campus community; and ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

Special Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree in nutrition or public health. Prior college health education experience; and working experience with electronic medical records.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin February 26, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CSULA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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