Registered Dietitian – Bilingual
At Marin Community Clinics we are a “family helping other families in the community” and we are always striving to be better for the people and the community we serve. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve patients from all walks of life. No one is turned away and charges are based on each individual’s ability to pay.
The Bilingual Registered Dietitian (RD) is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the nutritional component of quality health-care services to patients of Marin Community Clinics. The RD complies with all standards of practice per licensing for Registered Dietitians. The RD provides Medical Nutrition Therapy per medical provider diagnosis and referral, teaches group classes, and leads clinic quality in terms of clinic wide nutrition handouts/related updates. The Registered Dietitian reports to Director of Nutrition and Health Education.
Work schedule:40 hours per week
All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted as a condition of employment, subject to limited exemptions. New Employees are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted before the first day of employment. Exemptions to this requirement will be considered for those requesting an exemption on medical, disability, or religious grounds.
Under general supervision, the Registered Dietitian’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides individualized Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to patients of Marin Community Clinics. The MNT includes all required components: subjective, objective, assessment plan based on medical provider diagnosis and referral.
Confers with medical providers and behavioral health therapists on patient care; shares critical patient information; participates in the patient care team.
Documents MNT patient visits into the electronic medical record in compliance with all standards and rules regarding Medical Nutrition Therapy.
Develops, updates and researches nutrition education materials. Presents these materials to the providers and others in clinic as needed to ensure consistent nutrition messages to the patients.
Role models and utilizes motivational interviewing and patient centered counseling techniques; ensures the patient is always at the center of nutrition care and intervention.
Provides group nutrition and health education for the diabetes group and other groups as needed.
Participates in health fair activities in the local community; Provides consultation to and works with community groups.
Conducts or participates in in-service education and consultation with professional staff and supporting personnel of MCC and related organizations.
Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
Follows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives. Continuous quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental and/or infection control standards.
As appropriate, participates in specific health promotions, education and/or prevention programs.
Attends medical staff meetings and general staff meetings
Maintains a professional relationship with staff and patients
Assists in the coordination and integration of all health clinic outreach programs as directed by the Chief Medical Officer.
Performs other related and/or necessary tasks to achieve clinic goals and objectives, as directed by the Chief Medical Officer.
Bachelor’s Degree from an American Dietetic Association (ADA) accredited program.
Must have National certification by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian.
Must maintain CEUs as required for certification renewals.
Fluent in Spanish is required.
Ability to learn and utilize effectively the electronic medical records and charting system NextGen.
Intermediate knowledge of computers and MS Office Windows environment.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products including; Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Experience with NextGen Electronic Health Records (EHR) a plus.
Prior work experience in a community health environment and with under-served patient population highly desired.
Hiring Bonus: $1,000
Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.
MCC is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
Pay Rate $43.00 to $45.00 DOE