Job Description

Payroll Title:
DIETITIAN 2
Department:
Eating Disorder Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Chancellor Park
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116092 (RD) Registered Dietitian

Extended Deadline: Fri 5/27/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/13/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, the Registered Dietitian will function as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team at the UCSD Eating Disorder Program. The RD will be supervised by the clinic director and/or program managers in order to ensure adherence to the DBT model. Job duties will include: conducting a nutritional assessment for each patient, providing a meal plan for each patient, checking in with patients about problems following meal plan, and facilitating a weekly nutrition education group.

Additionally, the RD will eat at least a few meals per week with patients to observe eating patterns, monitor the meal environment, and assist patients in completing meals. The RD will attend all treatment team meetings, and provide consultation and training to the eating disorder staff in the program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Dietitians must possess the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics and have completed an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Internship.

  • Registered Dietitian (RD).

  • Two (2) years' experience with experience in comparable acuity level.

  • Applicants for positions in the Dietitian series are expected to possess the experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One (1) year experience with an eating disorders program
  • Experience in providing meal support to patients.
  • Experience in an Hospital setting following Title 22 guidelines.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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