Registered Dietitian
Company: Mission Neighborhood Health Center
Location: San Francisco

Job Description:
The Registered Dietitian is a critical care team member responsible for assessing the nutritional status of patients, tracking and following-up with patients with chronic diseases, and maintaining a panel of Adult Medicine patients enrolled in Diabetes Care Management. This role closely collaborates with members of the Adult Medicine Care Teams.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Obtains, records, analyzes and evaluates nutrition and dietary history of patients.
Develops a patient-centered plan of nutrition plan. Includes dietary consultation to patients and their families on the selection and preparation of food taking into account income, cultural patterns, etc.
Provides on-going evaluations of patients’ nutritional status and follows up at regular intervals. Participates in Care Team meetings.
Run monthly panel management reports searches on chronic care conditions and enroll patients into Diabetic Care Management program.
Tracks and follows up with patients enrolled in Diabetic Care Management.
Refers patients to food programs such as WIC, CalFresh, food pantries and serves as liaison with these programs.
Provides self-management education to gestational diabetic patients and monitors their diabetes indicators, as needed.
Participates in monthly department meetings.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:
Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
Registered Dietitian credential.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or related field.
1-2 years of experience in individual nutritional counseling/group nutrition education preferred.
Knowledge of diabetes care and diabetes self-management.
Experience or familiarity with community health centers and/or primary care clinics

Who We Are:
The Mission Neighborhood Health Center (MNHC) is a non-profit, multi-site community health organization offering comprehensive health services in the Mission and Excelsior Districts of San Francisco. We offer primary health care services including adult medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, family planning, OB/GYN, HIV, homeless services, optometry and dental services.  We advocate for health equity and deliver innovative, high quality services responsive to the neighborhoods and diverse communities we serve with a focus on the Latino Spanish-Speaking Communities.

Medical Insurance – MNHC pays 90-100% based on plan Dental and Vision Insurance – free to employee Flex Spend Accts for health & dependent care expenses Life Insurance – free basic policy plus voluntary option
Vacation – 2 weeks (3 weeks after 5 yrs; 4 weeks after 8 yrs)
12 Paid Holidays plus your birthday and 12 Sick Days each year
40 hours Paid Educational Leave
401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Contribution

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