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Registered Dietitian Bilingual

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Overview


The Registered Dietitian (RD) is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the nutritional component of quality?health-care services to patients of Marin Community Clinics. The RD complies with all standards of practice per licensing for Registered Dietitians. The RD provides Medical Nutrition Therapy per medical provider diagnosis and referral, teaches group classes, and leads clinic quality in terms of clinic wide nutrition handouts/related updates. The Registered Dietitian reports to Director of Nutrition and Health Education.


Bilingual English/Spanish required.


Work schedule: 8:00am to 5:00pm?


(1 evening shift per week)?


Responsibilities


Under general supervision, the Registered Dietitian?s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Provides individualized Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to patients of Marin Community Clinics. The MNT includes all required components: subjective, objective, assessment plan based on medical provider diagnosis and referral.

  • Confers with medical providers and behavioral health therapists on patient care; shares critical patient information; participates in the patient care team.

  • Documents MNT patient visits into the electronic medical record in compliance with all standards and rules regarding Medical Nutrition Therapy.

  • Develops, updates and researches nutrition education materials. Presents these materials to the providers and others in clinic as needed to ensure consistent nutrition messages to the patients.

  • Role models and utilizes motivational interviewing and patient centered counseling techniques; ensures the patient is always at the center of nutrition care and intervention.

  • Provides group nutrition and health education for the diabetes group and other groups as needed.

  • Participates in health fair activities in the local community; Provides consultation to and works with community groups.

  • Conducts or participates in in-service education and consultation with professional staff and supporting personnel of MCC and related organizations.

  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.

  • Follows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental and/or infection control standards.

  • As appropriate, participates in specific health promotions, education and/or prevention programs.?

  • Attends medical staff meetings and general staff meetings

  • Maintains a professional relationship with staff and patients

  • Assists in the coordination and integration of all health clinic outreach programs as directed by the Chief Medical Officer.

  • Performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve clinic goals and objectives, as directed by the Chief Medical Officer.


Qualifications



  • Bachelor?s Degree from an American Dietetic Association (ADA) accredited program.

  • Must have National certification by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian.

  • Must maintain CEUs as required for certification renewals.

  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English and Spanish required.

  • Ability to see 10 patients per 8 hour shift.

  • Ability to learn and utilize effectively the electronic medical records and charting system (Next Gen).

  • Intermediate knowledge of computers and MS Office Windows environment.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products including; Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.?

  • Experience with NextGen Electronic Health Records?(EHR) a plus.

  • Prior experience working in Community Health environment? and with under-served patient population highly desired.


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Marin Community Clinics has provided compassionate and affordable health care to uninsured and low-income residents of Marin County for more than 40 years. We have grown from humble beginnings where volunteer physicians and nurses saw patients in church basements, to a 21st century provider with modern facilities, highly expert paid physicians and nurses, the latest technology, and sophisticated diagnostic, treatment and prevention programs. Today, we see more than 35,000 patients every year in four medical clinics and two dental clinics spread throughout Marin County.


Marin Community Clinics provides a full range of primary health care as well as dentistry, behavioral health, OB/GYN, optometry, and other specialty services.


As the largest community health center in the County, we play a major role in the community?s health care network, serving patients with insurance as well as those who are ineligible for insurance coverage.


Specialties


Primary Care - Family/Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Optometry, Referrals


Website


http://www.marinclinics.org


Industry


Health, Wellness and Fitness


Type


Non Profit


Headquarters


Administrative Office 1177 E. Francisco Blvd., Buite B San Rafael, CA 94901 United States


Company Size


201-500 employees


Founded


1972



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