College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: Health Services
Advertised Salary Range: $44,056
Advertised Job Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Director of Wellness, Prevention and Advocacy Services at the University of South Carolina (USC), the Lead Registered Dietitian guides and provides nutrition education and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to members of the University community including students, faculty and staff. The main focus of this position is to provide clinically appropriate nutrition education and MNT toward the collaborative management of eating disorders and MNT for medical disorders including diabetes, hypertension, lipid disorders and other medical nutrition disorders, as well as weight management counseling that utilizes a non-diet approach and health-at-every-size model. The Lead RDN will supervise a Nutritionist IV and will provide feedback about cases, department productivity and performance. This RDN will also supervise 2-4 dietetic interns during their semester rotations. The Registered Dietition Nutritionist (RDN) will participate in eating disorder consultation team activities and serve on collaborative teams within Student Health Services to provide effective nutrition services within our Patient-Centered Medical Home. This position works collaboratively within Healthy Campus Initiatives of Student Health Services and with campus and community partners toward the achievement of Healthy Campus 2020 objectives and strategic campus goals for healthy eating. Duties may include, but are not limited to: leading an eating disorders group, mindful eating workshops and occasional classroom presentations. Will participate in QI and Peer Review and will support the unique nutritional needs of all races, ethnicities and gender presentations during each session. Maintains credentialing and privileges as outlined by SHS by-laws.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master's degree in nutrition, dietetics, nutrition education, or other related area and 3 years experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, community nutrition or other related area and 5 years experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting. Registered as a Dietitian required. Employee must obtain and maintain clinical privileges as outlined by Student Health Services by-laws as a condition of employment.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 25600
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.