• Clinical Dietician Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-Hayward
    Job ID
    2018-1193
    Location Site
    HAYWARD -HWD
    Category
    Clinical Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under the direct supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the Clinical Dietician Supervisor is responsible for the overall clinical nutritional and educational programs within Tiburcio Vasquez clinics. This position will include direct patient education, group visits, and requires nutritional knowledge for various patient populations.

     

    Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center (TVHC) is a leading nonprofit community health center that has provided comprehensive medical, dental, and mental health care since 1971 that primarily serves the community's underserved population. TVHC is located in Hayward, California and is part of the beautiful San Francisco East Bay area.

     

    Benefits:

    • Monday through Friday (8-5pm hours)
    • 100% employee only medical coverage (includes no co-pays). Spouse and dependent coverage also available. 
    • Dental, vision (spouse and dependent coverage available)
    • Generous PTO
    • 13 holidays
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • 403(b) retirement savings plan

    Responsibilities

    • Nutritional assessments and subsequent education/counseling of pregnant women, pediatric, and adult patient populations.
    • Provide DSME (Diabetes Self-Management Education) as an adjunct to TVHC clinics until they are prepared to provide DSME.
    • Responsible for the clinical nutritional and educational programs within Tiburcio Vasquez clinics.
    • Maintains documentation by charting patient notes in EHR.
    • Collects and reviews culturally relevant dietician material for patient education.
    • Assists in data tracking and assessment for quality improvement efforts.
    • Facilitate trainings of clinical paraprofessionals.
    • Assist in the development of Action Plans and train paraprofessionals on implementation.
    • Work with clinicians to form a nutritional plan for patients.
    • Responsible for monitoring and tracking patients as appropriate.
    • Provides direct service to patients as needed.
    • May develop and participate in group nutritional education programs and medical group visits.
    • Work collaboratively with other TVHC patient education programs.
    • Oversees special projects.
    • Maintains CPSP (Comprehensive Perinatal Service Provider) certification.
    • Performs other duties assigned by the CMO.

    Qualifications

    • Registered Dietitian (R.D.) required.
    • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree, Masters preferred.
    • Previous experience providing and supervising nutritional services.
    • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in management/supervisory position preferred.
    • Certification as a Lactation Consultant preferred.

    GENERAL SKILLS:

    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge and experience with Motivational Interviewing.
    • Prefer bilingual (Spanish/English).
    • Current on ADA (American Diabetic Association), AAP (American Academy of Pediatric) and other appropriate dietary recommendations.
    • Knowledge of competence and experience in directly providing and supervising nutritional services.
    • Ability to develop, implements, and evaluate nutritional education activities and coordinate them with other departmental programs.
    • Able to meet or exceed the Service Excellence Standards of TVHC, Inc.

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