CCI Health & Wellness Services
  • 13-Jul-2018 to 11-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Form collaborative relationships with families and educate them about their roles as agents of change in their child's eating and exercise habits.
  • Develop, review, and select nutrition and education materials for a multi-cultural population.
  • Collaborate with patient's care teams to integrate physical activity and nutrition education into care plans to ensure continuity of care.
  • Responsible for the assessment, documentation, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of patient care plans.
  • Develop nutrition education materials, including handouts, posters, etc. which are accurate, current, and understandable by participants.
  • Maintain frequent communication with patients
  • Act as a liaison between CCI care teams and community partners
  • Coach and mentor staff in nutrition education and obesity management
  • Communicate regularly with Childhood Obesity Management and Prevention Program staff to implement quality improvement initiatives and ensure successful functioning of program across all assigned sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Registered Dietitian (RD) currently certified by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice
  • Bilingual (preferred) and comfortable providing treatment using telephone interpretation
  • Ability to work evening and Saturday hours.
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred.
  • Two years of experience working in healthcare/community health setting
  • Experience providing group MNT
  • Experience/Interest in working with children and adolescents (ages 2-19)
  • Knowledge of education techniques and principles of human motivation for change (e.g. Motivational Interviewing)
  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
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