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Community Engagement Manager - Registered Dietitian - Atrium Health Anson - Days

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Wadesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 73516
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday-Friday 8A-4P; included in the weekend and holiday rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11041004631709-Clinical Nutrition


Job Summary

In alignment with the wider Atrium program, develops and launches the nutrition program. Assesses plans, coordinates, and evaluates the clinical and clerical operations to ensure quality, cost-effective health care is provided by an educated and competent team. Promotes a safe environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner to the age, developmental stages and special needs of the patients/clients served.

Essential Functions

  • Assess nutritional education and programmatic needs across service lines.
  • Develop strategy that identifies gaps and resources to create a comprehensive outpatient nutrition program.
  • Create programming and community connections for demo kitchen utilization where applicable.
  • Establishes and maintains community engagement across the service area related to nutrition.
  • Works in collaboration with the Atrium dietitian and nutrition program across the system.
  • Coordinates the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care.
  • Completes all required documentation including nutritional care plan, assessments, consultations, nutrient intake analyses and patient education in the patient’s medical record and on all required documentation tools in a timely, professional, and thorough manner.
  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education. Develops, evaluates, and utilizes appropriate education materials for patients. Learning needs are identified using methods appropriate to each patient’s developmental and educational level; evaluates and documents learner response to teaching.
  • Provides/develops periodic in-services on selected topics to clinical nutrition team members and other disciplines as requested.
  • Orients, mentors, and trains team members and dietetic interns as applicable.
  • Teaches and disseminates results and findings of nutrition research to medical team members, nursing, pharmacy, patients, and public.
  • Ensures that the operations and relevant teammates are in compliance with national nutritional and dietitian standards.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to give and receive verbal communications on a continuous basis. Must be able to read written communications on a continuous basis both hard copy and on a computer screen. Able to compose written communications frequently. Able to lift and carry objects weighing 25 pounds or less occasionally. The lowest point of any lift—the floor. Able to push/pull objects using moderate effort occasionally. Maximum effort rarely. Able to perform motor skills as reaching out/up. Frequently turning, climbing stairs, grasping and finger manipulation. Infrequently squatting, twisting, bending, frequent periods of walking, standing, sitting. Infrequently squatting, twisting, and bending. Occasionally, feeling perception. Able to perform tasks which require arm-hand coordination on a continuous basis. Fine hand-eye coordination occasionally and to perform upper and lower body coordination skills infrequently. Must be able. to attend to task/function for 60 minutes at a time or more frequently and must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruptions on a frequent basis. Able to remember tasks/assignments given at the beginning of a period extending several days frequently. Must be able to remember multiple tasks/ assignments given to self and others over long periods of time.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Successful completion of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D) approved dietetic internship or equivalent A.N.D practicum experience required. Registered Dietitian (by the Commission on Dietetic Registration) and licensed by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics (or affiliated state board as applicable) within 2 months of hire. Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience required. Experience in community nutrition preferred.