Description of Duties:
Will work as a member of the HIV medical care team evaluating nutritional status based on appropriate biochemical, anthropometric, physical, and dietary data, and providing nutritional care/therapies. Will utilize current HIV medical nutritional therapy protocols and other evidence-based guidelines. Will coordinate services for medically and nutritionally high-risk patients through case management and care coordination. Will educate clinic personnel, patients, and the community about nutrition and dietetics as needed. Will maintain appropriate written documentation and participate in quality improvement activities. This job may require travel.
Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university from an Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics accredited program AND One year of experience as a dietitian/nutritionist AND registration as a Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration AND licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.
Current knowledge of scientific principles and practices of normal and therapeutic clinical nutrition and dietetics, especially as it pertains to the HIV population.
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About Southeast Health District
The Southeast Health District (SEHD) encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.
The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals.
A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.
Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.
Southeast Health District accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. SEHD will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.
The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.
As an employee of SEHD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.
SEHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
Applicant selected will be required to provide an “official” college transcript, if applicable. The SEHD may contact education institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.
Drug and Medical Screening may be required. Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation is required.