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Food is Medicine Community Health Dietitian (Full Time, Days)


Summary

1.0 FTE
M-F 8:00am-4:30pm (occasional weekends/no holidays)
Candidates should exhibit excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Prior experience with low-income and food-insecure populations preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required.
This position requires frequent travel.
Job specific duties include, but are not limited to, nutrition counseling for low-income populations, scheduling and documentation in Epic, communicating with patients via Epic, phone, email, and/or letter, engaging and coordinating with partners, assisting with program evaluation, and maintaining working relationships with referring providers.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Facilitate nutrition focused interventions in support of Community Health & Wellness programs and activities.

Job Description: 1.0 FTE
M-F 8:00am-4:30pm (occasional weekends/no holidays)

 

Candidates should exhibit excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Prior experience with low-income and food-insecure populations preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required.
 

This position requires frequent travel.
 

Job specific duties include, but are not limited to, nutrition counseling for low-income populations, scheduling and documentation in Epic, communicating with patients via Epic, phone, email, and/or letter, engaging and coordinating with partners, assisting with program evaluation, and maintaining working relationships with referring providers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Leads or co-leads nutrition- and/or food insecurity-focused projects.
  • Develops, presents, and maintains effective nutrition education programs/projects for specified groups.
  • Provides individual and group nutrition counseling and health coaching to various populations.
  • Identify client stages of change and learning needs to implement culturally competent teaching strategies utilizing plain language.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing and lead individuals through various stages of behavior change and goal setting.
  • Facilitate food demonstrations for groups to taste and learn about healthy food options.
  • Maintains and documents relevant client information and provides program outcome reports in a timely fashion to appropriate program coordinators.
  • Effectively communicates pertinent information to appropriate care team members.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited school.
  • Certification as a Registered Dietitian, issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, or registration eligible/obtaining certification within 3 months of hire date.
  • Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania as a dietitian-nutritionist.
  • Two (2) years of nutrition counseling or education experience. Related work as a Wellness intern will qualify in lieu of the two (2) year requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator or current pursuit of certification.
  • Involved in and maintains membership in professional affiliations.

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Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 10/21/2022