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Penn State Health Clinical Dietitian II - Pediatric Adolescent Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing leadership in establishing standards of practice for nutritional care and serving as a consultant to clinical dietitians, physicians and other health professionals, providing direct patient care and being responsible for needs assessment, program development and evaluation, in-service education, medical staff education and nutrition research.

The full-time position for a dietician is for an individual with interest and expertise in the areas of obesity, weight management, and binge eating disorders. We are looking for a dietician interested in working with adolescents and young adults with obesity who require nutritional guidance for their weight management, as 50 % of this position. The other 50% of this position will be working in adolescents and young adults referred to the Adolescent Clinic for obesity and binge eating disorder, seeing those patients in the outpatient clinic setting or working with binge eating disorder patients admitted to the newly developed intensive out-patient program for teens and young adults with binge eating disorder.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Either: (A) Master's degree plus 2 years of experience required or (B) Bachelor¿s Degree with an additional job related specialty certification plus 7 years of experience required.

Registered Dietitian (ADA) (or Registry Eligible) required (Commission on Dietetics Registration).

Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (Pennsylvania) required.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

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