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Tillamook County Community Health Centers Tillamook, OR Nutritionist Clinical Dietitian
Job ID JL809 posted on 11/13/18

Salary Range:
$4,113 - $5,251 Monthly

Starting Date:
ASAP

Position Description

Work with high-risk pregnant or lactating women, infants and children (WIC), and primary care patients (presenting for example diabetes, hypertension, AIDS, diverticulosis, etc.) to provide medical nutritional therapy. Interview and identify risk factors of clients. Assess nutrition status and needs. Design treatment plan. Provide educational information and counseling. Conduct follow-ups and evaluate results. Provide consultation and training to department staff, local agencies, schools, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

We are implementing a new program in Primary Care by providing an integrated clinical nutritionist as part of our care team and service to our patients. Bachelor's degree in nutrition, health, or dietetics and one year of progressively responsible work experience as a dietitian. Must be licensed as a Registered Dietician Nutritionist and carry a valid Oregon driver's license.

Desired Qualifications

Qualified applicants must have knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of dietetics, common diseases, prognosis, medication, treatment methods, and terminology of the medical field to relate this information to the patient's diet needs. Knowledge of training principles to instruct individuals or groups. Grant writing, budgeting, and record keeping for grant activities. Skill in obtaining lab samples and performing lab tests, and interviewing and counseling techniques.

Contact

Marlene Putman
503-842-3922
mputman@co.tillamook.or.us
http://tillamookchc.org/


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