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    Summary

    Position is located at the Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Service Unit, Clinical Services Division in Acomita, New Mexico. The incumbent manages the clinical dietetics program for ambulatory and inpatient care and serves as the subject matter expert on medical nutrition and community based food and nutrition resources and reports directly to the Clinical Director.

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    Responsibilities

    • Monitor clinical dietetic programs to ensure conformance to nutritional and quality standards.
    • Plan and conduct dietetic or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease.
    • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patients.
    • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
    • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
    • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
    • Plan and conduct training in dietetics, and nutrition for medical students, health-care personnel, and the general public.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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