University of Utah Clinical Dietitian in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 06/02/2017
Requisition Number PRN14387B
Job Title Clinical Dietitian
Working Title Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Care Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area President
Department 00327 - Athletics Department
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $41,200
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
University of Utah Division of Nutrition and Athletic Department
The University Of Utah is currently seeking applicants for a full time Sports Dietitian. We will be accepting applications until the position is filled.
•Assist the Director of Sports Nutrition in providing performance nutrition education and counseling to University of Utah student athletes.
•Oversee the operations of two Fueling Stations for student athletes.
•Act as the primary point person for collaborating with the Dining Hall to develop high performance menus.
•Assist in supervising sports nutrition fellows, graduate students and volunteers.
•Coordinate medical nutrition therapy for specialized conditions such as: anemia, celiac disease, diabetes, disordered eating, food allergies, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, injury, illnesses, menstrual dysfunction, etc.
•Conduct new athlete nutrition screenings and hydration testing.
•Collaborate with the medical and performance staff for vitamin D, ferritin and body composition testing.
•Develop and present team sports nutrition education sessions.
•Provide menu planning, travel nutrition and half time fueling education to teams.
•Provide education on banned substances and supplements.
•Understand supplement and feeding bylaws as defined by theNCAAand the PAC12.
•Collaborate with the sports medicine team of athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, team physicians, mental health professionals and food service personnel.
•Develop programs to assist athletes with life skills such as cooking, shopping, menu planning and time management.
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science or a related field, or equivalency; two years of clinical/practical experience; demonstrated human relation, computer literacy, and effective communication skills; and completion of a hospital provided supervisory training program within the first year of employment required. The incumbent must be a Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association; and possess current certification with the State of Utah or obtain certification within one month of employment.ADACertification in a specific area of specialization may be preferred.
•Registered Dietitian (RD) for a minimum of 2 years
•3+ years of experience working with athletes
•Master’s Degree in nutrition
•Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) or eligible
•Ability to work a non-standard workweek which may include nights, weekends, and holidays
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Strong interpersonal skills
•Excellent time and priority management skills
•Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments
•Ability to work as an integral part of the sports nutrition team
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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