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 Registered Dietitian - Part Time (Fluent in Spanish) - New York, New York, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: NYU Langone Health 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Dietitian
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 720111983 / Latpro-3637980 
Date posted: Sep-19-2018
State, Zip: New York, 10001

Description

Tracking Code

1052172_RR00027503

Job Description

NYU School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health , the School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to med.nyu.edu , and interact with us on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Dietitian.

In this role, the successful candidate The Division of General Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine-Bellevue Hospital Center is currently recruiting a candidate to perform individual and group nutritional counseling for pregnant women and mothers of infants. This is part of a research study to test the effectiveness of an early childhood obesity prevention intervention beginning during the first trimester in pregnancy and continuing throughout the childs first two years of life. The study will be conducted in a hospital clinic setting, serving primarily low-income immigrant Latino families.
Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Dietitian (RD)/Interventionist.
The RD/Interventionist will perform diet assessments for all pregnant women enrolling in the study, perform individual nutrition counseling and lead interactive nutrition education groups. The RD/Interventionist will also design and develop obesity prevention education material such as handouts, booklets, pamphlets and posters (in English and Spanish) based on program curriculum.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform individual and group nutrition counseling during the first through third trimester of pregnancy, and lead interactive family groups until the child is aged two.
    Provide individual breastfeeding support to all intervention mothers.
    Perform nutritional screening and assessment for all pregnant women enrolled in the study.
  • Develop nutrition education materials (ie: handouts, booklets, pamphlets, and posters).
    Translate nutrition education material (ie: handouts and lessons) from English to Spanish.
    Schedule appointments and make reminder calls for all intervention subjects to attend family groups and/or individual sessions
  • Assist research RD/Interventionist and Associate Research Coordinator with day to day program activities, order day to day supplies and materials for family groups (ie: education tools, food for family groups, etc).
    Attend weekly team meetings.
  • Assist with study recruitment including screening/tracking new prenatal patients using the medical record system at Bellevue Hospital and enrolling eligible subjects in the first trimester of pregnancy.
    Family groups this includes all preparation for groups including room set up, gathering families, purchasing materials and clean up.
  • Work closely with collaborators in the outpatient clinic (OBGYN, Pediatrics, WIC).
    Prepare and review documents independently and generate status/progress reports for ongoing intervention as needed
  • The RD/Interventionist may also assist with the preparation and submission of IRB materials; orienting and training new research staff, dietetic interns and volunteers; coordinate meetings, conference calls, and site visits with collaborators and consultants.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Candidate must have a BA or BS in Nutrition and Dietetics or related field.
Candidate must be a registered dietitian (RD) or RD eligible successful completion of
the RD exam approved through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) must be
obtained within the first three months of employment.
Fluency in Spanish (both written and spoken) is a requirement for this position.
Flexible working hours, including weeknights and weekends.
Prior experience in a health care setting and/or research level interviews..

Required Licenses: Registered Dietitian

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a nutrition counseling program which includes women and/or young
children, such as WIC or Head Start.
Experience developing nutrition education materials using InDesign.
Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC).

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here . Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here .

Company Location

NYU School of Medicine

Department

Pediatrics-Bellevue (S623)

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular



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