Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (Part-Time; Onsite)
The Claremont Colleges Services seeks a knowledgeable and talented health professional for the position of Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist for the Student Health Services department that supports the students of the seven member institutions of The Claremont Colleges.
The Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist uses nutritional expertise to provide consultation, education, outreach, and programming for students of the seven member institutions of The Claremont Colleges through the Health Education Outreach department. Specific duties include:
- Conduct individualized nutritional assessments and diet consultations for students. Assess, plan, and counsel students on implementing healthy eating plans.
- Collaborate and consult with providers for pre-existing health conditions and complex health problems.
- Develop and provide written meal plans, informational sheets, and other supporting materials.
- As appropriate, collaborate with other health disciplines in assessing and developing plans, including physicians, mental health professionals, campus health & wellness partners, and athletic trainers/coaches.
Education and Outreach (10%)
- Develop, implement, evaluate, and manage nutrition education programs and materials for students.
- Conduct workshops and presentations virtually and in person as appropriate.
- Participate in campus outreach programs as requested.
- Collaborate with medical staff, psychological services staff, residential life staff, athletic coaching staff/trainers, food service management, and student groups on education and outreach initiatives and events.
- Develop a library of resource materials in accessible formats on various nutritional topics relevant for The Claremont Colleges student population.
- Provide nutritional consultation services to Student Health Services staff, Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services staff, residential life staff, athletic coaches/trainers, food service management, and other TCC staff as appropriate.
- Review and update nutrition educational materials.
- Participate in Quality Assurance/Improvement programs.
- Participate in any required professional development opportunities and in-service training.
- Participate in the Eating Disorder Task Force meetings.
Work Schedule: The regular hours for this part-time position are 20 to 30 hours per week scheduled between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.
Vaccination: TCCS requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. New employees are required to present evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted.
Pay: The monthly salary for this position is commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position.
Benefits: We are delighted to offer a comprehensive employment benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 10% retirement contributions (no matching required), tuition benefits for employees and their dependents, group life insurance, generous time off, LinkedIn Learning, discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment, and access to fitness facilities and classes. For more information about our full range of generous benefits please visit https://services.claremont.edu/benefits-administration/. Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan or policy documents.
You have exceptional interpersonal skills with a friendly, compassionate, and approachable personality. You are mature, tactful, can maintain confidential information and records, and have a strong attention for detail. You enjoy working with college-aged patients in a collaborative and dynamic environment. In addition, you have:
- Effective interviewing skills to elicit information related to needs identified by patient.
- The ability to:
- identify normal/abnormal findings by consultation, interrelating physical and psychosocial aspects,
- review patient’s medical record for documentation of pertinent information,
- clearly and accurately record and document patient’s problems and treatment plans,
- assess and determine when consultation and/or referral are appropriate,
- use electronic health records,
- apply dietetic knowledge and techniques,
- gain the interest, respect, and cooperation of patients,
- work cooperatively with staff, students, and others,
- analyze urgent and emergent situations accurately and to take prompt action,
- Clearly identify and hold self out as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, and
- maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
- Knowledge in and the ability to comply with protected health information requirements and maintain confidentiality.
- Strong knowledge of medical terminology in English.
- Strong oral and written communication skills in English, including presentations skills.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to follow items through to a timely resolution.
- Awareness of and sensitivity to racial, cultural, religious, gender and sexual orientation diversity.
- Thorough knowledge of professional clinical principles, methods, and procedures.
Education: You have a bachelor's degree in nutrition or a related field, plus are currently a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Experience: You have two (2) years of relevant experience, preferably working with young adult/college-aged individuals. In addition, you have proven experience in nutrition education and health promotion activities. If you have a master’s degree in nutrition or a related field, you can substitute it for one year of the required experience.
Preferences: If you have the following, it's a plus!
- Master’s degree in Nutrition or a related field
- Certification as an Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD)
- Certification in Sports Dietetics
- Experience working with young adult/college-aged individuals, preferably in an educational setting
Only qualified applicants please. Review of applications is in progress. Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TCCS_Careers.
Additional Materials: Please have the following items as a Word or PDF file ready to upload in order to complete your application:
- Resume: Include relevant experience (with dates) and other qualifications, and
- (Optional) Cover Letter: Briefly, describe how your qualifications and interests make you an ideal candidate for this position.
About Student Health Services at The Claremont Colleges
Student Health Services (SHS) provides patient-centered health care to our campus community in a professional and compassionate manner that directly contributes to the student's well-being and overall success. Student Health Services at The Claremont Colleges is a service of The Claremont Colleges Services and provided to all students enrolled at The Claremont Colleges. Learn more about our SHS team at https://services.claremont.edu/student-health-services/.
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