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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Nutrition Specialist 40 hours (Waltham) in Boston, Massachusetts

57954BRTitle:Clinical Nutrition Specialist 40 hours (Waltham)Department:Patient Services-Clinical NutritionAutoReqId:57954BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

Exciting position available for a Clinical Nutrition Specialist on our soon to open 12 bed inpatient psychiatry unit at Boston Children’s Hospital @ Waltham. The unit serves children 8-18 years old, many of whom have co-morbid medical problems, e.g. eating disorders, neurological disorders, etc. This person will orient and train on our Boston inpatient psychiatry unit until the Waltham unit opens. Once fully trained this person will also have the opportunity to provide coverage at the Boston campus location.

This Clinical Nutrition Specialist I will be responsible for:

  • Providing nutritional care to patients on assigned units and clinics

  • Evaluating the medical, biochemical, and nutritional information and assessing patient needs in order to develop and implement the most appropriate nutrition care plans.

  • Assisting in the supervision of the daily work of the dietetic technician.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in nutrition and one year of dietetic experience, preferably in pediatrics.

  • Registration by Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as a Registered Dietitian.

  • Licensure by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a licensed Dietitian.

  • Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in‑depth, experienced‑based knowledge.

  • Good communication skills to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions and well‑developed writing skills.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:WalthamRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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