SEARHC Hiring Community Dietitian

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Community Dietitian Overview: The Community Dietitian offers medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to clients living with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and gestational diabetes on a clinic, outpatient basis as well as using distant delivery via Polycom. This position works as a member of the SEARHC diabetes prevention program by assisting in referring and identifying possible participants into the American Diabetes Association (ADA)/Indian Health Services (IHS) approved Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) curriculum and providing DSME services. MNT and DSME services are provided to individuals, small groups, and communities in Southeast Alaska. Dietitian will provide direct medical assessments via face to face encounters (10-12 community visits/year); and tele-nutrition. These community visits can occur concurrently as weather and clinic availability permits; and are conducted in Southeast Alaska communities. In addition the Community Dietitian II works as a member of the SEARHC health promotion team to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate community nutrition programming focused on diabetes prevention that responds to SEARHC's Strategic Plan. This position also provides presentations and classes (per schedule availability) to individuals, small groups and communities in Southeast Alaska. This position is a lead community nutrition educator in the diabetes prevention program and is expected to supervise other professionals and para-professionals.


To learn more about this position and apply, visit https://careers-searhc.icims.com/jobs/5141/community-dietitian/job

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