Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Nutrition Specialist II - Female Athlete Prgm Waltham/Bos in Boston, Massachusetts
63823BRJob Posting Title:Clinical Nutrition Specialist II - Female Athlete Prgm Waltham/BosDepartment:Patient Services-Clinical NutritionAutoReqId:63823BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:The Female Athlete Program cares for and champions girls and women in sport with interdisciplinary clinical care and cutting-edge research. Our definition of “female” non-exhaustively includes transgender females as well as those assigned female at birth, irrespective of their current gender identify or expression. We support the increased participation, retention, wellbeing, and performance of all female athletes, including LGBTA+, black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), and para-athletes. We are a part of the Division of Sports Medicine at BCH and are an Innovation Hub for the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance (https://humanperformancealliance.org/) . We are for athletes of all ages and experience, from professionals to novices, to help them attain health at the top of their game. We take a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating, and managing sports injury and recovery in female athletes. We assess and support the whole athlete – exercise habits, hormone balance, and nutritional needs – to ensure optimal health and peak performance. Our multidisciplinary team consists of experts in sports medicine who understand the importance of sports in an athlete’s life. Many of us played competitive sports in high school, college and beyond, and competed at national and international levels.
This Female Athlete Program Clinical Nutrition Specialist II will be responsible for:
Providing outpatient consultation services to female athletes coping with sports related injuries and medical conditions, including challenges related to eating disorders/disordered eating
Providing treatment services within interdisciplinary sports medicine clinics in Boston, as well as in satellite clinics in the greater Boston metropolitan area.
Participation in research and community outreach.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in nutrition and three plus years of progressive experience in Dietetics with at least 2 years in pediatric nutrition. Minimum 1 year experience in sports medicine and 1-2 years in eating disorder treatment highly preferred
CSSD (Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics) preferred
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
This position is based in Waltham and Boston, 24 hours per week and qualifies for part time benefits.
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.
Office/Site Location:WalthamRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular