Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Nutritionist I position for the department of Pediatrics for the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the faculty and the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, this position assists in the planning of and the participation in nutritional care of patients for multiple divisions within the department of Pediatrics.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts nutritional consultations for each patient of the Division.
Obtains patient nutrition histories.
Discusses specific needs of individual patients with physician and recommends dietary strategies.
Instructs patients and/or their relatives in diet therapy.
Evaluates patient's compliance and progress.
Discusses specific needs of individual patients with the physician and recommends appropriate medical nutrition therapy.
Documents patient care in the medical record.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate from an accredited college with a Master's Degree in a nutritional science or a Bachelor's Degree plus successful completion of an approved dietetic internship or coordinated undergraduate program to obtain Registered Dietitian credential.
Three (3) years of professional experience in dietetics or nutrition, of which one (1) year must be clinical nutrition experience or pediatric nutrition experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position requires standing, sitting and walking one-third of the time and requires talking and use of the hands and fingers over two-thirds of the time. This position requires that lifting or force be exerted up to 25 pounds under one-third of the time. There are no special vision requirements: close vision at 20 inches or less.
Posting Number: 18ST3880
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 80732
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.