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Nutrition Educator – Sevier County Government

Position Information
Position Title
Nutrition Educator
Hiring Organization
Sevier County Government
Location
Sevierville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
http://www.seviercountytn.org/jobs.html?fbclid=IwAR0CukPNGsM8a_Hx9Ud3THxYcFySkalkAPfU4AszXER041jn3WmQ7lWbwrc
Candidate Requirements
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree including 9 quarter hours in human nutrition, 4 quarter hours in human anatomy or physiology and 4 quarter hours in education, psychology or counseling; strong interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills; ability to compile and analyze detailed and complex information; considerable knowledge of health related and social services available in the community; sufficient strength and agility to perform the
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physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions; or any equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
-Thorough knowledge of nutrition related health problems and illnesses including the appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures required to identify ongoing chronic and/or critical illnesses and related health problems.
-Thorough knowledge of nutrition and social service agencies in the community available to assist clients.
-Thorough knowledge of available teaching aids, brochures, posters, films, etc. for educating patients about proper nutritional practices.
-Thorough knowledge of acceptable medical interventions and patient care plans required to prevent nutrition related illness and health complications.
-Thorough knowledge of federal (USDA) and state health department regulations governing the delivery of nutrition related services.
-Thorough knowledge of the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program including eligibility requirements, breastfeeding techniques and available services.
-Thorough knowledge of HIPAA regulations governing the storage and dissemination of protected medical information.
-Thorough knowledge of effective educational methods and techniques including the use of display boards, projectors, audio-visual devices, etc.
-Thorough knowledge of acceptable interviewing techniques and practices utilized to obtain medical and lifestyle related information from patients.
-Thorough knowledge of appropriate case management practices including the proper documentation of patients’ medical condition(s) and justification for recommended nutritional interventions.
-Considerable knowledge of proper grammatical form utilized for preparing reports, memoranda and correspondence.
-Ability to interact in an effective and professional manner with clients, co-workers, physicians, social service providers and local and regional officials.
-Ability to effectively prioritize daily, weekly and monthly activities and meet all established deadlines and reporting requirements.
-Ability to develop and implement appropriate and effective nutritional interventions and care plans which adequately meet patients’ needs.
-Ability to compile data, analyze existing trends and prepare detailed reports and supporting documentation required to comply with legal and programmatic requirements. -Ability to provide effective individual and group counseling sessions and facilitate involvement by all individuals attending the session.
-Ability to deliver informative educational sessions to individuals and groups.
-Ability to provide effective technical assistance and timely data and information to medical clinics, social service agencies, etc.
-Ability to effectively evaluate the effectiveness of nutritional interventions and care plans by interviewing patients and determining their compliance with established goals and objectives.
-Ability to perform the physically demanding aspects of the job in a variety of weather conditions.
Brief Job Description
This is very responsible work involving the delivery of nutrition education programs and services for the regional Health Department. Activities associated with the job include counseling patients on basic nutrition information in one-on-one or group settings, assessing patients’ general nutritional status and determining patients’ eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Additional activities include documenting information associated with patients’ nutrition care plans, identifying people and agencies within the community that can offer assistance to patients, interacting with staff and community agencies to identify and address unmet nutritional needs for targeted populations, and promoting community nutrition and educational programs. Job responsibilities require specific college level coursework in human nutrition and related fields, considerable knowledge of available health and nutritional programs and services in the area and strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills and deliver effective educational programs.
Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
April 26, 2019
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
Online Application Link (if applicable)
http://www.seviercountytn.org/jobs.html?fbclid=IwAR0CukPNGsM8a_Hx9Ud3THxYcFySkalkAPfU4AszXER041jn3WmQ7lWbwrc

Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer – UTK – Full-time

Position Information
Position Title
Clinical Assistant Professor (with doctorate) or Lecturer (with master’s degree)
Hiring Organization
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
https://nutrition.utk.edu/
Candidate Requirements
Minimum qualifications include master’s degree in nutrition or health-related field (doctoral degree preferred), credentialing as a RDN by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) in Tennessee, 3+ years of clinical nutrition/dietetics or equivalent experience post credentialing, excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, detail oriented with strong organizational, data management, and technology skills, a commitment to innovation in nutrition and dietetics education, and passion for developing the next generation of practitioners. Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and in Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors is desired.
Brief Job Description
The Department of Nutrition at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure track clinical faculty position with an expected start date of August 1, 2019. This faculty member will play an integral role in course development, implementation, and success of a novel Future Education Model Graduate Program, which bridges applied coursework in our ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics at the undergraduate level with a new M.S. concentration in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics and reorganized experiential learning components from the ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship. This program uniquely integrates experiential learning in a stepwise progression from simulations to practice, emphasizes mentoring of senior-level undergraduates by graduate students in the practice setting, and culminates in a clinical outcomes data monitoring and analysis project using the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Health Information Infrastructure (ANDHII) platform. Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians.

Responsibilities will include development and implementation of new applied course content which will be grounded in evidence-based practice, the Nutrition Care Process, client-centered practice, interprofessional practice within clinical practice sites, and competency-based learning. Course development and implementation will occur in close coordination with the director of the Future Education Model Graduate Program and other personnel. Teaching responsibilities will include instruction of undergraduate students and, if holding a doctoral degree, graduate students in the M.S. concentration in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. Administratively, this individual will direct the ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics including preparation of all associated ACEND reports, documents, and outcomes monitoring. They will advise undergraduate students enrolled in the Dietetics concentration regarding curriculum and career development. Service activities will be as assigned.

Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
Review begins March 1, 2019 – open until filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Other
If you selected “other” for how candidates should apply, please provide instructions below:
Application materials must include a cover letter, current CV, and three professional references. The cover letter should include a statement of interest and aspirations for the position as well as teaching philosophy.
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Melissa Hansen-Petrik, PhD, RDN, LDN
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
phansen@utk.edu
Contact or Organization’s Phone (if applicable)
(865) 974-6264

Registered Dietitian – UTMC – Part-time

Position Information
Position Title
Registered Dietitian
Hiring Organization
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Location
Knoxville TN
Type of Position
Part-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
http://utmedicalcenter.org
Candidate Requirements
Registered Dietitian, through Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, through State of Tennessee
Master’s Degree, preferred
1-2 years acute care experience, preferred
Brief Job Description
Nutritional assessment, individualized nutrition care plans and nutrition education for wide variety of disease states. Work schedule, preferred, 10 hours each on Mondays and Fridays.
Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
ongoing
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Virginia Turner
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
vturner@utmck.edu
Contact or Organization’s Phone (if applicable)
(865) 305-9127

Registered Dietitian – UTMC – Full-time

Position Information
Position Title
Registered Dietitian
Hiring Organization
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Location
Knoxville TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
http://utmedicalcenter.org
Candidate Requirements
Registered Dietitian, through Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, through State of Tennessee
Master’s Degree, preferred
Experience in Renal and Vascular Medical Nutrition Therapy , preferred
Brief Job Description
Nutrition assessment, individualized nutrition care plan and nutrition education for renal and post vascular surgery patients. Weekend rotation every 8th Saturday. Also, provide back-up coverage for our Renal Transplant Clinic and the Gastrointestinal Unit.
Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
April 30, 2019
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Job Listing ID (if applicable)
19914
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Virginia Turner
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
vturner@utmck.edu
Contact or Organization’s Phone (if applicable)
(865) 305-9127

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