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+ Registered Dietitian, RD Health Promotions

Outstanding Registered Dietitian, RD Health Promotions Opportunity at Dover AFB, Dover, DE!
Come Join Our Team of health care providers at Dover AFB and experience the immense pride others have discovered in caring for Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans!
Elevate your career by applying for our RD Health Promotions opportunity in support of Dover AFB!
Excellent Compensation & Comprehensive Benefits!
Full Time Position Days, Monday - Thursday!
NO Weekends! NO Call!
PTO! 10 Paid Federal Holidays! 5 Family Days!
Annual CME Stipend!
Malpractice Insurance Provided
POSITION SUMMARY: Strengthens human performance and total force readiness by providing nutrition awareness, education and intervention programs while promoting a nutrition environment that facilitates healthy eating behaviors targeted at Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) beneficiaries. Responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating all Health Promotion (HP) nutrition-related prevention programs and services IAW Air Force instructions, guidelines, and population needs. Administers nutrition assessment, prescriptions, counseling, comprehensive nutrition prevention programs, and various other health and nutrition programs/activities that meet needs of the installation community. The organizational location of this position is the installation Medical Treatment Facility (MTF). Coordinates with HP staff to deliver programs in a variety of community settings to include individual unit worksites, community facilities, and the MTF.
DUTIES: The duties include but are not limited to the following:
Executes nutrition policy and program requirements IAW instruction and guidance established by AF/SG.
Uses a wide range of principles, practices and procedures of the science of dietetics and behavior change theories required to plan, implement and evaluate HP nutrition programs.
In partnership with HP staff, assesses nutrition behaviors, environment and needs of the beneficiary population using available and applicable tools; determine/prioritize appropriate installation nutrition priorities IAW AF HP healthy weight and nutrition goals.
Employs evidenced-based nutrition methods and behavior change theories in conjunction with the HP staff to develop, coordinate, implement, market and evaluate comprehensive primary, secondary and tertiary nutrition programs and services, as well as other related health and wellness programs, aimed at nutrition improvement, total force readiness and disease prevention/intervention for the beneficiary population.
Regularly researches, develops/acquires, and maintains materials to implement comprehensive evidence-based nutrition programs and services to meet population health priorities and beneficiary needs.
IAW Community Dietitian Credentials provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for clients from the MTF and as mission allows develops nutrition components of chronic disease management protocols.
Employs adult learning behavior change theories and teaching techniques to conduct a variety of individual and group nutrition interventions.
Maintains data quality management (e.g. coding, MEPRS) and reporting requirements in program execution IAW AF instruction and guidance, the Joint Commission and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
When appropriate documents nutrition education and/or medical nutrition therapy IAW ADA Nutrition Care Process, ADA Nutrition Care Manual, and AF Dietetics Nutrition Care guidelines and other applicable standards.
Provides expertise to implement and evaluate nutrition programs for all populations.
Communicates and coordinates nutrition programs among local leadership and targets beneficiary populations.
Employs appropriate social marketing tools to meet program goals and objectives.
Participates in teleconferences, updates, working groups, review panels, symposiums related to nutrition education/MNT programming, management or operations.
Delivers briefings, educational sessions, seminars, and worksite wellness programs as needed.
Maintains positive relationships with both internal and external AFMS customers.
Will be required to travel, at Government expense, to attend directed training and/or conferences.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in a didactic program for dietetics approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
Clinical Certification: 1) Current registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) through the ADA. Must maintain currency through continuing education in dietetics and nutrition m compliance with the CDR of the ADA requirements. 2) Board eligible Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the ADA.
Life Support Certification: Possess and maintain a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
Experience: Possesses three (3) years of experience in wellness, sports nutrition or nutrition education.
Additional Requirements: 1) Must be successfully granted provider privileges by the Credentials Office and maintain privileges. 2) Should be a role model in weight, fitness, and other healthy lifestyle behaviors. 3) Must be able to use basic computer applications for word processing, record keeping, presentations, and nutrition assessment.
Must be a U.S citizen and have the ability to pass a background check/security clearance.
STAFFING and SCHEDULING:
The Dietitian shall normally provide services Monday through Friday between the hours of 0730 - 1630 for a period of 9 hours (which includes an uncompensated 1 hour for lunch).
COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
Platinum Business Corporation provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO



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