HRD Consulting / SmartEater is looking for a part-time Registered Dietitian in an outpatient setting in Alhambra, California. Dietitians provide individualized medical nutrition care and education to patients, with emphasis on diabetes, pre-diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, childhood obesity, and bariatric surgery. We provide competitive wages and flexible work schedules.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops individualized nutrition care plans based on collection of diet history, nutritional assessment, current laboratory results and medical diagnosis of patients upon referral from their primary care provider.
Provides culturally sensitive, on-going education and instruction to patients, families and support persons to achieve behavior change goals, which lead to better clinical outcomes. Special emphasis given on dietary treatment regimen, individualized exercise and weight management plans to improve health status and/or prevention of chronic illnesses and associated complications. Requires excellent counseling skills and the ability to relate to multi-ethnic communities and varied learning levels.
Will counsel patients in an individual one-on-one setting. Is a team player and customer service. Able to build rapport with patients and staff and demonstrate good problem solving skills.
Develops and maintains educational materials that are comprehensive and current in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Continues to expand and update knowledge in medical nutrition and improve counseling skills through continuing professional education opportunities.
Proficient in computer applications: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point and computer charting programs.
Registered Dietitian in good standing and credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Bilingual in English, Spanish or Chinese preferred.