Job no: 493699 Work type: Staff Location: San Luis Obispo Categories: Probationary, Full Time
Job Summary Under general direction of the Medical Director, the Registered Dietitian meets individually with students, creates and implements programs designed to improve the diet and nutrition of students and the campus community through changes in dietary practices with attention to cultural diversity; develops and provides educational and consultative services to students in eating disorders, nutrition, diet, weight management, and food choices and preparation.
Department Summary Campus Health and Wellbeing helps students achieve and maintain academic success and lifelong health and wellbeing by providing timely and appropriate primary and acute health care, disease and injury prevention education, professional mental health care, outreach, educational services and campus consultations.
Conduct nutritional assessments, design plans of care, evaluate, counsel and monitor nutritional interventions for university students. Topics include but are not limited to eating disorders, weight concerns, metabolic disorders, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, food allergies, performance nutrition, hypertension, general nutrition, sports nutrition, vegetarian/vegan diets and digestive/gastrointestinal issues.
Serve as expert resource for and coordinating team member with eating disorder treatment team. Specifically provide clinical nutrition care and services to students/clients with regard to eating disorders including assessment of client nutritional status and risks, development of care plans to meet nutritional needs of clients, counseling and education of client and support members/family as necessary.
Review and develop educational materials, educational presentations and information to above groups as well as to students and campus constituents (housing, athletics, and residential life) in areas of dietetics and nutrition in collaboration and coordination with Health Education.
Document assessments, care plans, progress notes and consultations in timely manner in electronic health record.
Assist in the development of evidence-based peer to peer nutrition consultations.
Possess and maintain certification as a Registered Dietitian as defined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a program approved and accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (clinical nutrition, health, wellness, food science or a related area).
Completion of Registered Dietitian certification from an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited pre-professional experience program.
Current BLS for Health Care Provider certification (by date of hire)
Incumbents must possess two years of progressively responsible community nutrition experience and expertise with eating disorder clients and sufficient experience to perform the assigned duties.
This position is paid under the 10/12 pay plan, where the salary for 10 months is distributed over 12 months. The salary will be received every month. The incumbent will have July and August off every year (with pay, benefits, and vacation/sick leave accrual continuing through months off).
Classification Range: $44,340 - $83,076 per year
Cal Poly Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.
Diversity Statement At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Supplemental Information Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code.
This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).