Hob: Registered Dietician/Nutritionist

holyoke health center

230 maple street
HOLYOKE, MA 01040

Company Description:
Primary Care Medical, Dental and Pharmacy services
Salary Range:Location:
Per Year HOLYOKE, MA
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHealthcare Office
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Required
2+
Preference: Preferred
Skills/Certifications/Licences:
MA Dietician/Nutritionist License - Preference: Required
Description:
Responsible for coordinating and implementing nutrition counseling, accomplishing the goals set forth for disease prevention and overseeing nutrition education initiatives for assigned patients. This includes providing individual counseling sessions, collaborates and serves as a resource for providers, nurses and other program staff, organizes individual and group education sessions on nutritional principals and dietary plans adapted to the individual’s lifestyle, economic and cultural needs; develops culturally appropriate educational materials on nutritional issues for use with individual patients and community health education programs.
Requirements:
A Bachelor’s or higher in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited college and RD required. A current MA Dietitian/Nutritionist license required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly desired. At least 1-2 years experience working in a community health center setting preferred; experience and understanding of issues related to primary health care, prevention and health education helpful.