CCI Health & Wellness Services
  • 06-Nov-2018 to 06-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

CCI Health & Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high-quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Clinical Nutritionist works closely with staff involved in CCI's Childhood Obesity Management and Prevention Program to ensure successful implementation and management of the program. The Clinical Nutritionist will provide nutrition counseling for patients referred by CCI Providers and Care Teams. In addition, this position coaches and mentors staff in nutrition education and obesity management. The Clinical Nutritionist also acts as a liaison between the Care Teams and Community partners. This position will include early evening and weekend hours and multiple locations in Montgomery and Northern Prince George's CountiesThis position reports directly to the Associate Chief Medical Officer.

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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