Berkshire Health Systems Wellness Dietitian in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Wellness Dietitian with a specialty in community health education and general nutrition principles. Wellness Dietitian responsibilities will include nutrition counseling for individuals and groups in worksite, community settings, hospital and practice with a focus on overweight counseling and lifestyle strategies to prevention of illness. The Wellness Dietitian works as part of a multidisciplinary team and ensures the team has the most current information in the specialty of nutrition. The Wellness Dietitian will be cross-trained for Wellness Coaching within the Wellness team and will work within the team to offer interdisciplinary wellness programming.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
Two years experience providing clinical nutrition preferred.
Teaching experience and individual nutrition counseling experience required.
Education and Training:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition required; Masters preferred;
License, Certification & Registration:
RD - Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration within 6 months of hire.
LDN - MA Dietitian/Nutritionist License acquired within 9 months of hire.
WELLCOACH - WellCoach Certified within six months of hire.
DRIVER - Driver's License
Proven ability to complete projects and assignments with expected outcomes.
Excellent presentation skills required.
Demonstrated ability to motivate people and effect change required.
Demonstrated ability to maintain effective relationships with others and work effectively in team situation.
Ability to work in a high paced environment dealing with different issues and solving problems.
Must be able to work independently within established policy, standards and regulatory guidelines.
Capable of maintaining and providing patient education without supervision.
Must be able to develop and implement nutrition programs for different populations (worksites, social groups, seniors).
Must be comfortable presenting to groups and in radio and televised media format.
Must be willing and able to write short nutrition information articles.
Works effectively with peers to ensure standards are met.
Must be able to drive and work at multiple sites as need arises required.
Must be able to speak English in an understandable manner required.
Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
Excellent presentation skills required (from other requirements)