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Registered Dietitian Foothill AIDS Project

San Bernardino, California
01/12/18 19:03
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Job Type:
Full Time
Start Date:

Foothill AIDS Project (FAP) is dedicated to helping people who live with or are at risk for HIV/AIDS in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, and western Riverside County. Our services improve the lives of our clients and their families through comprehensive programs and support. Services include housing assistance, case management, mental health counseling, health education, transportation & food assistance. The Registered Dietitian is responsible for carrying out services under the agency’s new nutrition program.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provides individual nutritional counseling (including initial assessment, nutrition care plan, and monitoring for planned follow-up) for eligible clients with HIV/AIDS as well as any additional health issues (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, renal disease, mental illness, history of drug/alcohol abuse) using a Health at Every Size® approach
  • Implements monthly cooking/meal preparation workshops for clients in each of the 4 FAP offices
  • Assists clients in improving access and linkages to other food sources and health care, provides resources on community food and nutrition services
  • Plans, coordinates and implements education opportunities/workshops for clients focusing on health and nutrition issues, leads educational groups on various topics to increase nutritional knowledge
  • Assists and participates in evaluation and quality assurance of nutritional program and projects, maintains accurate and current client nutritional files and imputing computer notes of services delivered, prepares monthly activity reports
  • Coordinates referrals with physicians for FAP nutrition services, contacts clients via phone as needed
  • Attends team case conferences and staff meetings as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field (master level preferred)
  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
  • 1-3 years relevant experience preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in outpatient counseling and/or groups preferred
  • Knowledge of Health at Every Size® and non-diet approaches strongly preferred
  • Should be comfortable cooking meals for groups of 10-15 people
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Must provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed for work related travel outside of normal commute); must maintain a valid driver’s license

*Part-time may also be considered

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Registered Dietitian: 1 year
  • Long Term Care: 1 year

670 N. Arrowhead Ave., Suite A-B
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Tel: (909) 884-2722

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