SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.
Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
The Community Dietitian will consult and collaborate with Women, Infants and Children (WIC) staff and participants as well as other medical and prevention staff as requested. This position will provide high risk care plans to identified WIC participants, and approve specialty formula in partnership with medical providers and WIC staff. The Dietitian will oversee direct nutrition services to WIC participants and provide technical assistance and consultation regarding nutrition services to WIC staff. The Dietitian works as a member of the SEARHC Registered Dietitian Team and may assist with medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to patients within a SEARHC medical clinic and possibly using distant delivery via phone or video conferencing. There is opportunity to provide community nutrition education at various venues on a quarterly or monthly basis.
The Community Dietitian needs to be occasionally available to offer supervision, consultation, advocacy and implementation of programs during non-traditional hours, i.e. evenings, weekends and in non-clinic settings i.e., homes/schools; s/he also needs to be comfortable with intermittently fast work and intense pressure to meet deadlines.
This position will travel throughout the Southeast Alaska region for 2-4 trips per year. These trips may occur consecutively or on separate occasions throughout the year, as weather and clinic availability permits. Continuing education and training will be offered as time and funding permits. This position is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act (ICPA). Supervises positions assigned by Supervisor. Responsible for retaining records obtained during MNT appointments and WIC consults. These records will be maintained per HIPAA compliance regulations.
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