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Registered Dietitian (Maternal and Infant Health)

Presencial
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
24 de junho de 2024
Educação
Ensino Superior Requerido
Nível de Experiência
Intermediário
Salário
USD $65.000 - $75.000 / ano

Descrição

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Registered Dietitian (RD) will play a crucial role in supporting the health and well-being of birthing persons throughout pregnancy, postpartum, and infant feeding by ensuring that MRHV participants receive health education, nutrition counseling, and holistic wellness support.

 

 ATTRIBUTES OF A COMPETITIVE CANDIDATE 

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Registered Dietitian with expertise in maternal and infant health;
  • Considerate listener and believes that the community voice must be centered;
  • Willingness to embody anti-oppression values to advance the well-being of Black women, birthing people and families;
  • An exceptional communicator with the ability to translate complex medical information;
  • Engage in critical inquiry to promote self-awareness and accountability and implement liberatory frameworks within personal and team objectives and deliverables; and 
  • A history of working with diverse populations in a mutually respectful manner, using strength and asset-based approaches.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Other duties may need to be assigned to meet organizational needs.


Nutritional Assessment

  • Conduct culturally appropriate nutritional assessments according to ASPEN guidelines;
  • Review dietary intake for factors impacting health conditions and nutritional risk;
  • Evaluate psychosocial, functional, and behavioral factors related to food access, selection, preparation, physical activity, and understanding of health conditions;
  • Determine when conditions require consultation or referral to another provider or service; and
  • Develop personalized nutrition and wellness plans for moderate to high-risk perinatal conditions, considering cultural preferences and dietary restrictions.

Supervision and Care Coordination

  • Supervise and lead the Health and Wellness team;
  • Serve as a resource for all Mothers Rising staff regarding the nutritional management of MRHV participants;
  • In collaboration with the Lactation team, support breastfeeding and formula families with medically complex conditions to optimize nutrition;
  • Participate as a member of the care team, attending staff meetings and contributing to participant care planning;
  • Oversee the facilitation of Blossoming Bellies nutritional classes and other workshops;
  • Assist in planning group programming for ALL MRHV participants, focusing on nutritional aspects crucial for pregnancy, postpartum, and lactation; and
  • Manage a caseload of up to 30 clients.

Administrative Duties

  • Maintain client records that are accurate and comprehensive and adhere to MV documentation policies and billing timelines;
  • Meet weekly productivity standards as set by the Director;
  • Tracks all home visits, office visits, phone calls, text messages, emails, or referrals to other service providers/agencies in the MV electronic health records system;
  • Complete ongoing professional development as necessary and directed by the supervisor; and
  • Track daily time in Harvest


SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS TO FOSTER SUCCESS

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or a related field; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Registered Dietitian, preferably in maternal and infant health
  • Current licensure as a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)  in DC and MD
  • Knowledge of appropriate assessment and diagnostic instruments
  • Demonstrates ability for a high degree of analysis, critical thinking, and independent clinical judgment 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, iOS, and Google Suite 
  • Demonstrate excellence in organizational skills and time management, and the ability to prioritize workloads and meet competing deadlines in a busy environment 
  • Demonstrate excellence in interpersonal communication and leadership, and be adaptable and open-minded
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team and interact with senior-level staff, medical personnel, community stakeholders, clients, and volunteers 
  • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Registered Dietitian (RD) will play a crucial role in supporting the health and well-being of birthing persons throughout pregnancy, postpartum, and infant feeding by ensuring that MRHV participants receive health…

Benefícios

Mamatoto Village offers an intentional benefits package:

  • 80 hours of PTO, 40 hours of sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • HRA for health, vision, dental, and dependent care
  • Paid parental leave for 12 weeks
  • 1-week of Radical Rest (last week of December)
  • 403b Retirement plan with employer match
  • Short-term disability
  • Company provided computer
  • Family-supported work environment
  • Professional development and team building

Mamatoto Village offers an intentional benefits package:

  • 80 hours of PTO, 40 hours of sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • HRA for health, vision, dental, and dependent care
  • Paid parental…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

English proficiency

English proficiency

Localização

Presencial
4315 Sheriff Rd NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA

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