LifeLong Medical Care

Registered Dietitian

US-CA-Berkeley
5 months ago
ID
2017-1459
# of Openings
1
Category
Provider

Overview

LifeLong Medical Care has a wonderful opportunity for a Registered Dietician. The Registered Dietician will work at multiple sites in the delivery of comprehensive nutritional care services in a community health setting. The Registered Dietician will provide nutritional services to clinic clients including; prenatal, diabetics, weight management and others. They will be responsible for reviewing, approving and updating nutrition protocols as well as assisting in providing nutrition support to our cardio vascular and diabetes group classes.

 

 

About LifeLong Medical Care:  LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 14 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education and home visits.

 

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and loan repayment programs.  To learn more about our health center, please see our website: www.lifelongmedical.org

 

LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal opportunity employer

Responsibilities

  • Obtain and evaluate client data; determine nutritional risks and deficiencies.
  • Provide individual and group counseling and education to clients multiple clinic sites.
  • Coordinate patient care plans with providers and support.
  • Counsel clients in response to their nutritional needs, attempting to motivate positive changes in behavior which will affect their nutritional status and possibly prevent future medical problems.
  • Provide information and referral regarding local emergency food programs, WIC Program, and other community services.
  • Charts pertinent information of patients after assessment and counseling.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and related training.

Qualifications

  • Registered Dietician, registered, or eligible to be registered, by Commission on Dietetic Registration.  Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience in nutrition.
  • Experienced and sensitive in the delivery of nutrition services to clients from various ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, and experiential backgrounds.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work under pressure during busy clinics.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English Preferred.
  • Previous experience working for a non-profit community clinic and/or other non-profit social service organization.

 

 

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