Clinical Nutritionist I or II

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Clinical Nutritionist I or II-1800144

Dietician/Nutritionist I

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition or related degree program. Completion of a Dietetic Internship approved by the American Dietetic Association. Demonstrated ability to conduct a nutrition focused physical exam.

Preferred Qualifications:

Registered Dietician. Experience working with individuals to provide personal and group counseling on improving diet and lifestyle behaviors to make a positive impact on health and prevent disease progression. Experience in medical documentation using an electronic medical record system.

Dietician/Nutritionist II

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

In addition to the above required qualifications: Registered Dietician.

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the above preferred qualifications: Master’s degree. Additional 2 years of experience as a dietitian working in an outpatient setting counseling individuals with multiple physical and mental health issues such as metabolic syndrome and other chronic diseases.

Brief description of duties:

The clinical nutritionist will work for the WTC (World Trade Center) Health Program’s Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence at Stony Brook Medicine as part of the clinical team. The role of the clinical nutritionist will be to assess the nutritional needs of our patients who come to the WTC Health Program for annual health monitoring visits and treatment for WTC-related illnesses and to counsel patients to establish healthier diets and eating habits. The clinical nutritionist will work with case managers, providers, nurses and pharmacists in a collaborative care approach. S/he will be required to document individual nutrition plans in the patient’s medical record and collect data for continuous quality improvement and quality assurance purposes in order to assess the impact of the nutritional counseling programs on overall health of our patients.

  • Evaluating needs of the WTC responder population with regard to nutritional programming and assist with developing appropriate programs that will educate members on the impact nutrition has on disease progression and prevention.
  • Assessing individual patient nutritional status and needs, developing individualized nutritional plans for patients, counseling and motivating compliance, and documenting in patients’ medical records.
  • Collecting data and write reports. Evaluate effectiveness and provide insight and recommendations.
  • Working collaboratively with clinical and member services teams to provide excellence in care.
  • Assist nutrition faculty on research projects involving the WTC responder population.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Dietician/Nutritionist II: In addition to the above duties the following will be the responsibility of the Dietician/Nutritionist II position:

Measuring the impact of nutrition education and counseling on individual patients and on the patient cohort.

Developing appropriate programs that will educate members on the impact nutrition has on disease progression and prevention.

Work with nutrition faculty on research projects involving the WTC responder population.

Special Notes:The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. 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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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 six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 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 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Dietician/Nutritionist II
Job Field: Nutrition
Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine-WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Medicine-WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: May 9, 2018
Posting End Date: May 23, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $50-$57K for Nutritionist I and $58-$65K for Nutritionist II CWE
Salary Grade: E79





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Posted: 5/10/2018
Application Due: 5/24/2018
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