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Health Educator - Registered Dietitian

Company: Sutter Health
Location: modesto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

**Position Overview:**

**POSITION SUMMARY:**

Responsible for providing quality health education to people served in our clinic, the community, and staff. Education includes individual counseling, classes, and preventive programs for medical nutrition therapy, diabetes self-management and wellness.

Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) is a non-profit, multi-specialty health care organization affiliated with Sutter Health. Based in Modesto, SGMF provides quality medical care, health education and research activities in a five-county area. SGMF's medical staff includes family practitioners, internists and pediatricians, as well as a range of specialist physicians. Services include imaging, nuclear medicine, a health library, health education programs, occupational medicine, diabetes education, nutrition counseling, infertility counseling, and weight management.

**Qualifications:**

**POSITION REQUIREMENTS:**

**Education:**

+ A bachelor or advanced degree in nutrition science or dietetics and/or institutional management or closely related field.

+ A one year internship in an accredited institution is completed after the bachelor degree.

+ Must possess a valid Registered Dietitian (RD) licensure.

+ A Certification in Diabetes Education (CDE) preferred.

+ Current BLS for Healthcare Providers cared required.

**Experience:**

+ Requires experience practicing as a Registered Dietitian in an outpatient clinic or hospital setting.

+ Previous experiencing teaching adults and young patients.

**Skills and Knowledge:**

+ Must have knowledge of education principles.

+ Must be knowledgeable in aspects of diabetes self-management.

+ Familiarity with fiscal management and marketing is desirable.

+ Must have knowledge of NCEP and ADA guidelines.

+ Must have the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.

+ Must be able to assess a patient or situation and make appropriate decisions.

+ Must be able to work independently.

**Organization:** Sutter Gould Medical Foundation

**Employee Status:** Regular

**Employee Referral Bonus:** No

**Benefits:** Yes

**Position Status:** Exempt

**Union:** No

**Job Shift:** Variable

**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift

**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday

**Weekend Requirements:** Other

**Schedule:** Full Time

**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80

**Applications Accepted:** All Applications Accepted

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Modesto , Health Educator - Registered Dietitian, Other , modesto, California

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