NUTRITIONIST- 40005373

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Public Health Services  

DATE POSTED:            

SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$26.96 PER HOUR

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$48.52 PER HOUR

POSITION NUMBER:            

40005373  

JOB TYPE:  

Part-Time , 52% FTE, Provisional

 

**THIS POSITION IS PARTIALLY GRANT-FUNDED. CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING. RENEWAL OF FUNDING IS ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER, NOT GUARANTEED**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

Provides medical nutrition therapy and nutrition services for pediatric patients and families referred by physicians, other medical providers, and agency clinical staff in clinic and home visit settings. Conducts in-depth consultation to members of patient care team. Reliable transportation a must.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Requires strong clinical nutrition skills.
  • Good medical record documentation skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and with a team.
  • Working knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change.Considerable knowledge of disease pathophysiology in relation to nutritional theories andpractices.
  • Considerable knowledge and skill in nutrition and dietary assessment techniques (anthropometric,biochemical, clinical and dietary), and in interpretation of data.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles of normal and therapeutic nutrition and drug and nutrientinteraction at all stages of life.
  • Skill in writing clear, concise entries in clients’ health/medical records.
  • Skill in the processes of interviewing and counseling.
  • Skill in understanding individual’s socio-economic status and life-styles with respect for individualdifferences.
  • Skill in monitoring and maintaining quality standards of nutrition care using current standards ofpractice.
  • Skill in organization and management of time and resources.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to supervise others.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Master's degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of related experience and holding the credential of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD or RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; or Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of related experience and holding the credential of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD or RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration and NC Dietitian/Nutritionist License.

 

Note: Must submit copy of Registered Dietitian card and LDN cards with application.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bilingual skills in Spanish.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh