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Current Openings

Nutritionist – Knoxville

Position Information
Position Title
Nutritionist Grant-Funded
Hiring Organization
Knox County Health Department
Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
https://tn-knoxcounty.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx
Candidate Requirements
Master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition, or related field
Minimum of one year of progressive Public Health Nutrition experience, or similar
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered for employment into the position
Must meet State of Tennessee licensure requirements and/or maintain status as a Registered Dietician
May require to possess and maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s License depending upon work assignment
Brief Job Description
The purpose of this classification is to plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate the nutritional component of public health services for the Health Department.
See website for complete job description.

The Nutritionist is responsible for the following essential functions:
Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals
Serves as nutrition professional for the Health Department, responsible for planning, managing, implementing, and evaluating community nutrition, breastfeeding, worksite wellness and chronic disease prevention programs and services and for coordinating nutrition services with other health services
Establishes joint or coordinated programs with local health care facilities, food assistance programs, child day care services, meal programs for the elderly, and other health and human services and educational institutions in the community

Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
October 27, 2020
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Website
Job Listing ID (if applicable)
1803-05
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Cheryl Hill

Renal Dietitian – Knoxville

Position Information
Position Title
Renal dietitian
Hiring Organization
Dialysis Clinic, Inc
Location
3734 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
https://dciinc.jobs/
Candidate Requirements
Registered dietitian nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Current license in the state of Tennessee. One year’s professional work experience in clinical nutrition after becoming a registered dietitian.
Brief Job Description
Assesses, monitors, and educates dialysis patients about nutritional needs. Reviews laboratory results with the patient and makes recommendations to the patient and physician. Participates in quality improvement activities, patient care conference and other clinic programs.
Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
position is filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website

Post until 11/19/2020


1803-01 Nutritionist Health

Closes On: August 20, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST

Location: Knox County, Knoxville, TN 37902
Department: Community Health
Job Status: Full-Time
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Salary: $ 53,689.64

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Job Description

Purpose of Job The purpose of this classification is to plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate the nutritional component of public health services for the Health Department.
Essential Functions
  • The Nutritionist is responsible for the following essential functions:
  • Supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining and completing employee performance appraisals
  • Serves as nutrition professional for the Health Department, responsible for planning, managing, implementing, and evaluating community nutrition, breastfeeding, worksite wellness and chronic disease prevention programs and services and for coordinating nutrition services with other health services
  • Establishes joint or coordinated programs with local health care facilities, food assistance programs, child day care services, meal programs for the elderly, and other health and human services and educational institutions in the community
  • Oversees the work of support staff
  • Conducts community assessment of the county’s nutrition and diet-related health problems and available resources to determine nutrition needs in the population; develops operational plans for nutrition service delivery; utilizes Health Department management and client information systems to monitor and evaluate nutrition programs and to document activities and outcomes
  • Interprets and disseminates current scientific information regarding food, nutrition, diet, and health to professionals working in the department, related health and human services agencies, educational institutions, and the general public
  • Plans, directs, arranges, and evaluates educational programs for professionals, paraprofessionals, volunteers, peer counselors, clients, and the public
  • Speaks on nutrition and health through group programs, school programs, and local newspapers, radio and television stations
  • Selects and/or develops, evaluates, and revises nutrition education materials for use by the Health Department; utilizes available nutrition curriculum for training health and human service professionals, teachers, and students
  • Provides expert nutritional case consultation to Health Department care providers and professionals in local health care facilities; evaluates consultation to determine its effectiveness in accomplishing objectives
Essential Functions(cont.)
Additional Job Functions
  • Respond to and report immediately if called upon by local, regional or central office supervisors, as part of a coordinated emergency response by the Knox County Mayor’s Office
  • Perform other duties as required
Minimum Training & Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition, or related field
  • Minimum of one year of progressive Public Health Nutrition experience, or similar
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered for employment into the position
  • Must meet State of Tennessee licensure requirements and/or maintain status as a Registered Dietician
  • May require to possess and maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s License depending upon work assignment
Specialized Knowledge
  • Must be proficient in Windows OS and Microsoft Office
Competencies
  • Ensure regular, punctual attendance during scheduled work hours
  • Basic understanding of computers, printers and other office equipment
  • Ability to focus and demonstrate great attention to detail
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Contribute to continuous performance improvement
  • Modify practices in consideration of changes
  • Incorporate ethical standards of practice into all interactions
  • Communicate in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency
  • Convey data and information
  • Recognize the influence of population diversity of programs, policies and services
  • Develop and maintain relationships that affect health
  • Make evidence-based decisions
Physical Requirements This position requires the ability to engage in occasional light physical activity
Occupational Hazards
  • N/A

Clinical Dietitian – Summit View Health Services

Position Information
Position Title
Clinical Dietitian
Hiring Organization
Summit View Health Services
Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Hiring Organization’s Website
http://www.summitviewhealthmanagement.com
Candidate Requirements
Current registration and TN license.
LTC experience preferred but not required.
Brief Job Description
Summit View Health Services is seeking a Registered/Licensed Dietitian for the FT position of Clinical Dietitian. The position includes long term care and other clinical responsibilities.

Candidate should possess strong clinical skills, interpersonal and organizational ability, flexibility, and excellent written/oral communication skills. We offer excellent compensation, training and support, and flexible schedules designed around your availability.

Description of Job Duties:

Provides clinical nutrition services, intervention, and education to patients with a variety of diagnoses including the following responsibilities:
Assess nutritional requirements, diet restrictions/needs, and current health plans to develop and implement a nutrition plan of care and provide nutritional counseling.
Complete nutrition assessments and other documentation as required.
Analyze and interpret patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.
Interact, as needed, as an interdisciplinary team member with other health care providers regarding nutrition care for patients.
Develop, implement, and manage nutrition plan of care and interventions.
Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, recommendations, interventions, diet modifications, etc.
Identify education needs and provide education accordingly.

Application & Contact
Applications will be accepted until:
Until position is filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Carole Hutchens
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
carole.hutchens@summitviewhm.com
Contact or Organization’s Phone (if applicable)
(865) 218-6103

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