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Contract Dietitian

at Community Options, Inc.

Posted: 2/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9b2d53be-d86c-4e6d-98ee-f03a37e94249
Keywords: nutrition

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

As a consulting Registered Dietitian with Community Options, you will provide nutrition counseling, education, as well as develop menus based on special dietary needs for participants enrolled in the Healthy Living Made Simple course, comprised of individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as staff and community members.  The class is designed to help individuals with diabetes gain control of their conditions.  You will meet with all 30 participants one-on-one or in small groups, based on class members’ preferences.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in nutrition and dietetics or related field; Master's Degree preferred.
  • Completed a verifiable internship and has passed a national registration exam from the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
  • Current Licensed Dietitian in the State of South Carolina.
  • Valid Driver's License 
  • Some knowledge of sanitation and food safety essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of special diets essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of nutritional requirements of developmental disabilities preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and educate individuals about nutrition, as well as its effect on health and eating the right types of food.
  • Make dietary recommendations where required.
  • Provide counseling to participants about their diets.
  • Study the nutritional value of food and how it is used by the body.
  • Prepare menus for participants, incorporating individuals’ needs and dietary restrictions.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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