RN - St. Mary's Care Center (Open)
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: November 19, 2023
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered
The Department of Population Health is seeking a skilled Clinical
Trial Registered Dietitian with expertise in implementing Diabetes
Prevention Programs (DPP) and providing personalized dietary
counseling based on the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
(DASH) diet. The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian and
preferably, strong proficiency in Spanish, with the ability to
guide participants in making sustainable lifestyle changes through
evidence-based nutrition education, exercise recommendations, and
behavior change strategies. The RD should be prepared to implement
programs similar in length, rigor, and comprehensiveness to the DPP
described in: Knowler, W. C. (2002). Diabetes Prevention Program
Research Group: Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with
lifestyle intervention or metformin. N. Engl. J. Med., 346,
393-403. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to
cutting-edge research while enhancing participants' well-being
within a clinical trial setting.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive Diabetes Prevention
Program (DPP) in alignment with evidence-based guidelines.
- Provide individual and group counseling sessions to educate
participants on DPP principles, including lifestyle modifications,
nutrition, physical activity, and behavioral strategies.
- Design personalized dietary plans based on the Dietary
Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, taking into account
participants' health conditions and dietary preferences.
- Counsel participants on effective exercise routines tailored to
their needs, ensuring safe and sustainable physical activity
- Conduct thorough assessments of participants' nutritional
status and dietary habits to tailor interventions accordingly.
- Create individualized nutrition and lifestyle plans that align
with DPP, DASH, and exercise recommendations.
- Utilize motivational interviewing and behavior change
strategies to empower participants to make informed food choices
and manage chronic health conditions effectively.
- Maintain accurate and confidential participant records,
documenting dietary plans, progress in adopting DPP and DASH
principles, and exercise routines.
- Regularly track participants' adherence and progress toward
achieving dietary, exercise, and health goals.
- Collaborate with the research team to integrate
nutrition-related outcomes and participant progress into the
clinical trial's data collection efforts.
- Contribute insights that enhance the research findings related
to dietary and lifestyle interventions.
- Ensure adherence to ethical guidelines and regulations related
to dietary counseling and clinical trials. Uphold participant
confidentiality and privacy in all aspects of practice.
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree
in Nutrition Sciences or a related major. Successful completion of
a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) 1200
hour dietetic internship program with emphasis on clinical
applications. Registered Dietitian (RD). Successful completion of
the RD exam approved though the Commission on Dietetic Registration
(CDR -the credentialing Agency for ADA) - must be obtained within
the first six months of employment. Certified Dietitian/
Nutritionist (CDN) Must be obtained within 1 year of hire date.
Effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience in providing dietary counseling and
education, preferably within a clinical or healthcare setting.
Knowledge of evidence-based Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
principles and ability to apply them in counseling sessions.
Proficiency in designing personalized dietary plans and exercise
recommendations in alignment with the Dietary Approaches to Stop
Hypertension (DASH) diet.
Familiarity with motivational interviewing and behavior change
strategies to support participants in adopting healthy
Adherence to ethical guidelines and regulations governing dietary
counseling and clinical trials.
Strong documentation skills, ensuring accurate and confidential
Master's or doctoral degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or a related
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
Extensive experience implementing Diabetes Prevention Programs
(DPP) and counseling participants on DASH diets and exercise.
Proficiency in providing nutrition counseling in languages relevant
to the participant population, with a strong emphasis on
accessibility and cultural sensitivity.
Previous involvement in clinical trials or research projects
related to nutrition and chronic disease prevention.
Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, enabling effective
communication with Spanish-speaking participants and enhancing
accessibility to counseling services.
Experience with motivational interviewing and/or cognitive
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with
all levels of the organization.
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salary range for the role is $32.14 - $46.97 Hourly. Actual
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