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Nutrition Specialist

Mon Valley Community Health Services, Inc. | Greensburg, PA | Full Time

Job Description

Mon Valley Community Health Services, Inc.

                                                                                  JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

POSITION:  Nutrition Specialist (Full-Time)                                               PAY GRADE: F OR G

                     Greensburg, PA

 

WAGE:  F-$32,682    G-35,100 (Registered Dietitian)

 

→Agency paid health & dental plans.                                                →Retirement savings plan with Agency match.

→Paid holidays.                                                                                    →Generous paid time off plans.

→Opportunity for growth and advancement.                                  →Tuition discounts with participating colleges/universities.

               

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implements and is responsible for the completion of the certification process and provides nutrition education services to the program clients.
  • Performs the initial examination to determine eligibility and assess client need for program certification.
  • Develops individualized nutrition care plans and assists in the distribution of food instruments (i.e., checks and/or vouchers).
  • Provides nutrition education counseling to individuals and groups.
  • Implements processing of patients, which may include taking a medical history, blood specimen collection, height, weight, etc.
  • Makes appropriate client referrals and follow-up according to client need.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

               

QUALIFICATIONS:                 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Nutrition or Dietetics and eligibility for Competent Professional Authority (CPA) designation (F & G)
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain the vital information in an assessment interview to make   proper recommendations (F & G)
  • Registered Dietitian (G only)
  • Must successfully obtain PA State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from PA Department of Human Services, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care program.  
  • Ability to occasionally assist, move and/or transfer medical and office supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to transport oneself as program needs dictate.

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.   POSTING#22-088.

 

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