Registered Dietitian

  • Foodsmart
  • Remote
  • Mar 31, 2021
Registered Dietitian

Job Description

Zipongo is seeking Registered Dietitians (RDs) to support the comprehensive nutrition care mission of Zipongo, which is grounded in evidence-based clinical nutritional standards including use of a whole food plant based (WFPB) diet. Our Zipongo RDs leverage Zipongo’s digital platform to provide a broad range of nutrition and health related consultations, educational sessions, and training to Zipongo’s clients, partners, and users. Some RD positions will support both in-person and telenutrition services for our patients.

Responsibilities:

    • Provide individualized medical nutrition therapy (MNT) via remote and in-person sessions to patients with a variety of health and lifestyle needs
    • Provide tailored nutrition education and counseling to clients/patients in virtual settings
    • Document care in electronic medical record according to Nutrition Care Process
    • Assist patients in getting the most utility out of Zipongo’s digital platform
    • Manage a panel of clients/patients with a variety of chronic health conditions and backgrounds
    • Communicate effectively and empathetically with clients/patients through HIPAA-compliant video calls and electronic messaging

Skills:

    • Strong academic and applied background in medical nutrition therapy across a variety of health conditions and diet therapy using a WFPB dietary approach
    • Active experience providing nutrition counseling to patients
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills with colleagues, patients/clients, and care team
    • Ability to learn new technology and software and integrate it into practice
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Organizational skills and ability to accomplish work independently

Requirements:

    • B.S. Degree from an accredited institution; M.S. or MPH preferred
    • Credentialing as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and Licensed Dietitian (state-dependent)
    • Maintenance of continuing education
    • Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of professional experience in dietetics

Compensation:

    • Compensation is commensurate with level of education and experience

Location:

    • Part-time contract position
    • Remote (work-from-home)
Note:
Cover letters are required.
We are accepting applications on a rolling basis.