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- CLINICAL DIETITIAN GENERAL MEDICINE CLINIC (NUT00DS0)Job Description
CLINICAL DIETITIAN GENERAL MEDICINE CLINIC-NUT00DS0
The general responsibilities for this full time position in General Medicine include acting as a resource to interact in a mature, competent, and professional manner with patients, their families, and other members of the healthcare team. 1. Provide nutrition counseling and Medical Nutritional Training (MNT) services to patients with diabetes, kidney and heart disease, obesity, and those considering bariatric surgery. These services will be provided during scheduled visits with the nutritionist, group sessions, and/or on an as needed basis during scheduled provider visits. 2. Assess, manage, and educate patients with diabetes who are enrolled in a diabetes disease management program within General Medicine and satellite clinics within the UNC Health Care System. As a part of the patient care team, provide support and follow-up before and after nutrition visits, perform role as a patient self-care educator, patient navigator/advocate by identifying barriers and connecting patients with needed resources. 3. In addition to nutrition counseling, provide direct care to patients in all areas addressed by the diabetes disease management program including but not limited to smoking cessation, depression, medication utilization and health maintenance. 4. Coordinate, lead and assess group diabetes classes/ Aid in maintaining ADA accreditation of the class. 5. Participate in the clinic's continuous quality improvement initiatives. Serve as an educator and preceptor for learners of all types. Assist in the development of patient education handouts and tools. Work closely with the Diabetes Care Assistants.
Requires Bachelors degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, or related area and completion of an ADA approved coordinated undergraduate program or dietetic internship and:
ADA registration and licensed as a registered dietitian in the State of North Carolina or registry eligible with registration and licensure as registered dietitian in the State of North Carolina obtained within six months of hire.
Job Nutrition / Dietetics
Primary LocationUnited States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Unposting Date Ongoing