Overview

Title: Registered Dietitian

Schedule: Monday – Friday

Location:  Longview

Classification: Part time

Opening Date: April 20, 2022

Salary Range: $30.00 – $38.00 per hour DOE

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

 

Position Summary:

Dietitian, or Registered Dietitian creates nutrition plans to improve the health and physical conditions of patients. Main duties include analyzing patients’ health status, goals and dietary restrictions, tracking patients’ dietary intake and progress and educating patients on how to maintain a balanced diet.

 

***If you are a Veteran or a Tribal member and would like this to be considered for hiring preference, please note this on your cover letter and/or resume***

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following, and other related duties as assigned.

 

·         Assess patients’ nutritional and health needs

·         Counsel patients on nutrition issues and health eating habits

·         Develop meal and nutrition plans, taking both patients’ preferences and budgets into account

·         Evaluate the effects of meal plans and change the plans as needed

·         Promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition, and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases

·         Create educational materials about healthy food choices

·         Keep up with or contribute to the latest food and nutritional science research

·         Document patients’ progress

·         Speak to groups to promote healthy eating habits and proper nutrition

·         Participate in community-based events and awareness raising activities

·         Develop policies related to healthy eating and food service

·         Analyze menus and recipes for nutritional adequacy

·         Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, health, or related field

 

·         Current Licensure/certification as required by State

 

·         Exceptional communication, problem solving, public speaking, and listening skills

 

·         Verbal and written communication skills including ability to work with patients, medical providers, and social and human resource agencies

 

·         Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Requirements: Must submit to and pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

This position requires qualified applicants to be fully vaccinated including COVID-19 vaccines on the first day of employment.

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and a Drug & Alcohol-Free workplace.

 

Except as provided by Title 25 CFR, Section 472 which allows for Indian preference in hiring, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization.

 

***If you are a Veteran or a Tribal member and would like this to be considered for hiring preference, please note this on your cover letter and/or resume***

Please mail or email resume and cover letter to:
Human Resource Department

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

P.O. Box 2547

Longview, WA 98632

hr@cowlitz.org