Dietician/Nutritionist I

Hauppauge, NY
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Dietician/Nutritionist I-1702507

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional or related. Completion of a Dietetic Internship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within (3) months of anticipated hire date. Experience with Nutrition Counseling. Experience communicating with staff, families, children and the public. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

Registered Dietitian Preferred. Additional experience with Nutrition Counseling of at least (1) year preferred. WIC Experience preferred. Experience working independently and handling customer related issues.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Dietitian/Nutritionist I will be providing nutrition support to the WIC Program. The successful incumbent should have the ability to work independently under pressure, handling customer related issues as needed. Travel to other WIC sites when required.

Provide participant centered care to all WIC participants. Conduct individual nutrition and breastfeeding assessments and counseling sessions responsive to needs/interests of patients. Lead facilitated group discussions on various topics related to needs of WIC participants. Refer participants to other health care providers, social services and community programs. Document all contacts and referrals in the WIC management information system. Assist staff with answering phones and organizing participant charts. Enroll, certify and re-certify WIC eligible applicants on the WIC Statewide Management Information System according to Federal and NYS Department of Health WIC Program. Screen all women applicants for cigarette smoking, alcohol, drugs and other substance abuse. Screen participants at certification for High Risk status. Review and evaluate participant's referral and medical documentation forms. Conduct Hematological testing with finger stick instrument and a bloodless instrument on required participants Conduct Anthropometric measures which include using an infant scale, adult scale, length board and stadiometer. Handle participant complaints in a professional manner. Seek out assistance from an appropriate staff member when needed. Prescribe food packages to participants being certified. Taylor and authorize the WIC food package to certified participants. Precept dietetic interns from the Department of Family Medicine @ SUNY Stony Brooks Dietetic Internship Program. Work with Stony Brook Medicine residents and medical students to educate them about the WIC Program. Conduct local outreach and public health detailing to local physician offices and community agencies to promote the WIC Program. Update the WIC Statewide Management Information System. Print WIC Program reports as needed. Stay current on WIC policies and procedures, memos, communiqu's . Attend all mandatory training's as assigned by the NYSDOH(see travel requirements) and WIC director. Complete mandatory onsite training and annual training's. Communicate effectively with staff, families, children and public. Perform other duties as assigned by the WIC Director and/or Administrator. Special Notes: This position will be primarily in our Hauppauge and Farmingville clinic but will require travel to our other sites located in East Setauket and Bay Shore. Incumbent must have a reliable form of transportation to travel from site to site when needed for coverage and staff meetings. Incumbent will also attend mandatory NYSDOH training on Long Island and within NY State.

FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Dietician/Nutritionist I
Job Field: Nutrition
Primary Location: US-NY-Hauppauge
Department/Hiring Area: Family,Population and Preventive Medicine-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Part-time Day Shift 9am-5pm, 11am-7pmFamily,Population and Preventive Medicine-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Sep 5, 2017
Posting End Date: Sep 19, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: CWE
Salary Grade: E79


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