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Harvard University Dietitian in Cambridge, Massachusetts

58796BRAuto req ID:58796BRJob Code:W0456P HLT Dietitian II Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Dietician IISub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :056Time Status:Part-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Requires a Masters Degree

  • Eating disorder experience a must

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate Excel skills

  • Ability to convey nutritional concepts to individuals of varying ages and cultural backgrounds

  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)

Additional Information:The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements. Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: ServicesPre-Employment Screening:Criminal, Education, IdentityJob Function:Health Care School/Unit:University Health Services EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience

Certificates and Licenses:

  • American Dietic Association Registration

  • Current Massachusetts Dietician license

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting using near vision use for reading and computer use for extended periods of time

  • Lifting (approximately 20 to 30 pounds), bending, and other physical exertion

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office setting

Position Description:Under the supervision of the Manager of Nutrition Services/Chief Clinical Dietitian (CCD), the Clinical Dietitian has the responsibility and accountability of providing high quality Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), consultation, and training to other clinical staff and nutrition education and outreach to the Harvard community. The scope of the clinical role includes the assessment of nutritional needs, learning styles, abilities and constraints, development, implementation and evaluation of nutritional care plans, including appropriate follow-up and referral, nutrition counseling, and education and quality improvement efforts. Patient care is administered in accordance with the approved Manual of Clinical Dietetics/practice guidelines. The patient population served includes adolescents, young adults, adults, and geriatrics. Specific services provided by the Clinical Dietitian include all of the above and are determined by patient need and department policy.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.