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Nutritionist - Part time

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ

Description

Goodwill Industries is currently seeking a Nutritionist to join the Goodwill Integrated Health and Wellness Center team. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for providing optimum nutritional care to patients in an outpatient integrated primary care and mental health setting. As part of a multidisciplinary care team, the dietician provides nutrition screening, assessment, support, counseling, and metabolic monitoring to patients.

Essential Functions:

Assess nutritional needs and food patterns, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans.
Provide nutritional counseling
Consult with the integrated care team and other members of the individuals care plan.
Advise patients on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation
Counsel individuals and facilitate groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life
Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials
Provide information and training on nutrition to interdisciplinary care team
Participate in weekly integrated care team meetings

Qualifications:

Bachelor’ degree in foods and nutrition, public health nutrition, or dietetics is required orequivalent Education in Nutrition that meets the CDRs education requirement for certification.
Current Registered Dietitian Certification from the CDR preferred.
Minimum of one year of nutrition experience is required.
Must have New York State certification as a Certified Dietician/Nutritionist.

Skills Required:

Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook
Must have experience with documentation in an Electronic Health Record
Excellent communication and written skills
Must be able to multi-task in a busy setting in presence of client community
Navigate and negotiate through difficult situations
Ability to communicate with all levels of employees

Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised:

There are no direct reports, may be responsible for supervision of interns
Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all participants
Must be able to maintain healthy professional boundaries with participants with behavioral health diagnoses
Special Working Conditions:

May be required to work evenings and weekends

Qualifications

Bachelor’ degree in foods and nutrition, public health nutrition, or dietetics is required orequivalent Education in Nutrition that meets the CDRs education requirement for certification.
Current Registered Dietitian Certification from the CDR preferred.
Minimum of one year of nutrition experience is required.
Must have New York State certification as a Certified Dietician/Nutritionist.

Contact

gchoi@goodwillny.org

or apply online at:

https://www.irecruit-us.com/jobRequest.php?OrgID=I20120605&RequestID=15220721375ab8fa4929654308&source=XML

Posted on 03/29/18; CVMHA ID #11987