Salary: $56,160 annually
Job Type: Full-time (Exempt)
Closing Date: Until Filled
- Advises patients on food and nutrition, diet, importance of physical activities and healthy eating.
- Explain the importance of nutrition to patients and the need to change for healthy living.
- Assess dietary and health needs for patients referred by the physician and nurses.
- Provide and advise on developing meal plans for patients for interventions based on knowledge of patient’s current health.
- Provide patient nutrition recommendation to patient’s physician or nurse.
- Collaborate with physician, nurses and Health Promotion staff to tailor dietary service and improve the patients’ outcomes.
- Provides timely follow-ups with patients on nutrition therapy and dietary consultation.
- Assist in the recruitment of participants to existing health education programs, Family Health and Behavioral Health Center services.
- Documents all patient visits and recommendations on a daily basis in the patient’s medical folders or electronic record.
- Maintains current knowledge based on specific health issues, particularly in area of expertise.
- Maintain patients/client privacy at all times by following HIPAA regulations.
- Utilizes RRMS, EHR, Diabetes Registry, Electronic Data Submission reports and other resources for program evaluation.
- Participates in the Quality Improvement Program through incident reporting and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field; Two (2) years experience as a Registered Dietitian. Current valid registration as a Registered Dietitian. Level I Fingerprint Clearance, CPR, First Aid, and HIPAA Certification. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Must pass a background criminal investigation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of software programs for personal computer use, especially word processing, email, internet research, and spreadsheets.
- Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports and other documents in timely and accurate manner.
- Ability to counsel and instruct patients.
- Ability to carry out assignments to their completion.
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, establishing, and maintaining effective working relationships, gaining cooperation among competing interest groups and resolved conflicts.
- Ability to plan and organize the work of others.
- Ability to manage projects and deadlines of oneself and others.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272).