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Registered Dietitian - Travis AFB (3689)

Dietician | Fairfield, CA | Contract

Job Description
Registered Dietitian - Travis AFB
Work Location: Fairfield, CA

Job Summary/Description
InGenesis seeks a Registered Dietitian with experience in health promotion, weight management and lifestyle counseling. If you meet the qualifications outlined below and are interested in joining our expanding team, please apply!

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Strengthens human performance and total force readiness by providing nutrition awareness, education and intervention programs while promoting nutrition environment that facilitates healthy eating behaviors targeted at Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) beneficiaries.
• Must be successfully granted provider privileges by the Credentials Office and maintain privileges.
• Must attend and successfully complete the first available Group Lifestyle/Balance Lifestyle Coach training at the performance location (Government Training).
• This training may be via webinar or in-person at the discretion of the government and availability of the course. If travel is required, the ordering location will use a reimbursable travel contract line item.
• Must have direct hands-on experience in the last 3 years with computer operations, basic word processing, data entry, and use/maintenance of automated electronic medical records is required. Maintains data quality management in program execution. Must be able to use basic computer applications for word processing, record keeping, presentations, and nutrition assessment (e.g. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and Outlook.).
• Should be a role model in healthy lifestyle behaviors.
• Must have good verbal and written communication, ability to effectively communication with a wide variety of individuals, and use of technology to present and convey the information effectively
• Administers comprehensive nutrition prevention programs, nutrition assessment, prescriptions, coaching/counseling, and various other health and nutrition programs/activities that meet the needs of the installation community at large.
• Coordinates/collaborates with Health Promotions and Nutritional Medicine Flight staff to deliver programs in a variety of community settings to include the MTF, community facilities, and individual unit worksites.
• Executes nutrition policy and program requirements IAW instruction and guidance established by AF/SG.
• Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating nutrition-related prevention programs and services
• IAW Air Force instructions, guidelines, and population needs.
• Uses a wide range of principles, practices and procedures of the science of dietetics and behavior change theories required to plan, implement and evaluate effective nutrition programs.
• In partnership with Health Promotion and Nutritional Medicine Flight staff, assesses nutrition behaviors, environment and needs of the beneficiary population using available and applicable tools; determine/prioritize appropriate installation nutrition priorities IAW AF HP healthy weight and nutrition goals.
• Employs evidenced-based nutrition methods and behavior change theories in to develop, coordinate, implement, market and evaluate comprehensive primary, secondary and tertiary nutrition programs and services, as well as other related health and wellness programs, aimed at nutrition improvement, total force readiness and disease prevention/intervention for the beneficiary population.
• Regularly researches, develops/acquires, and maintains materials to implement comprehensive evidence-based nutrition programs and services to meet population health priorities and beneficiary needs.
• Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for clients from the MTF and as mission allows develops nutrition components of chronic disease management protocols.
• Employs adult learning, behavior change theories (e.g. Motivational Interviewing, coaching, counseling), and teaching techniques to conduct a variety of individual and group nutrition and lifestyle interventions.
• Maintains data quality management (e.g. coding, MEPRS) and reporting requirements in program execution IAW AF instruction and guidance, the Joint Commission and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
• Documents nutrition education and/or medical nutrition therapy IAW The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Nutrition Care Process, AND Nutrition Care Manual and other applicable standards in the electronic health record. Adheres to USAF dietetics peer review standards.
• Provides expertise to develop, implement, and evaluate nutrition programs for all populations communicates and coordinates nutrition health promotion programs among local leadership and targets beneficiary populations.
• Employs appropriate social marketing tools to meet program goals and objectives.
• Participates in teleconferences, updates, working groups, review panels, symposiums related to nutrition education/MNT programming, management or operations. Reports metrics as required in support of USAF nutrition and health promotion programs.
• Delivers briefings, educational sessions, seminars, and worksite wellness programs as needed.
• Maintains positive relationships with both internal and external MHS/AFMS customers.
• Works closely with the interdisciplinary team to identify target populations.

Minimum Qualifications
• Experience: Possesses no less than three (3) years of experience in the last 5 years in health promotion, obesity & weight management and lifestyle counseling, including knowledge of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes studies and the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Must have experience coordinating and facilitating group health education classes and activities, organizing and implementing outreach events, and working with both youth and adult populations.
• Board Certification: Board eligible or fully certified as a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the ACEND or Certification in Health Education – Highly Desirable.
• Licensure/Registration: Must maintain currency through continuing education in dietetics and nutrition in compliance with the CDR of the ACEND requirements.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.