Nutrition Specialist II - Duplin County, NC

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932909

Vidant Wellness Center

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Wellness Center

Vidant Wellness Centers take pride in all that we do, equipping our centers with the latest fitness technology, staffing them with the most talented professionals and maintaining an atmosphere that is welcoming to everyone. Although each center maintains its own identity, all are unified by a common goal: to improve the quality of life through wellness, disease management and fun. As a subsidiary of Vidant Health, Vidant Wellness Center has access to the technology and leadership of a major academic medical center. With three locations in Ahoskie, Greenville, and Washington, we are committed to serving the people of eastern North Carolina.

Position Summary

  • Provide outpatient medical nutrition therapy services to patients and Vidant team members in various clinic settings.
  • Provide nutrition counseling and education as part of VIdant's Diabetes Self Management Education program
  • Provide weight loss programs ranging from lifestyle based to Optifast Medical Weight Loss.
  • Provide healthy eating education and health cooking demonstrations at Vidant and community settings.
  • Assist with healthy food environment strategies.
  • Work under the supervision of Coordinator, Nutrition & Weight Loss Clinic.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator preferred.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition required
  • Masters Degree in Nutrition preferred or equivalent experience
  • One to three years of experience in clinical, community or wellness nutrition
  • Current license in Nutrition and Dietetics in the State of North Carolina required within 6 months of employment.
  • Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or registration eligible
  • Completion of an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited Dietetic Internship

Other Information

  • This position is based in Duplin County and may cross over in Greenville and other other Vidant Nutrition Clinics
  • Duplin Wayne Lenoir, Pender, Onslow, New Hanover
  • Primarily M-F 8a-5p shift, but will require regular (weekly) evening shifts and periodic weekend shifts to meet the schedule needs of patients and programs.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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