*New Medical Oncology Practice- Multi Site*
Demonstrates a high level of professional competence in the area of Medical Nutrition Therapy with emphasis on the education of people with such chronic diseases as oncology, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obesity. Serves as an expert in the area of nutrition but also becomes competent in other areas of care and education of the population served. Collaborates with other health care providers and utilizes current standards and research to enhance the quality of education in the management of complex patient and family issues. Provides cost-effective quality education to patients, families, physicians, health care team members and the community (i.e. school staff, community groups).
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Required License: Registered Dietitian. Current licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist with the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. BCLS. For Nutrition Therapy Center: Weight Management Certification with American Dietetic Association within six months of role assumption.
-For Cancer Center: Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) within two years of role assumption.
Preferred License: None
Required Experience: Three years recent clinical nutrition experience in relevant practice area.
Preferred Experience: One year of experience of practice with similar patient population. Two years of teaching (classroom or clinic) experience. Experience in typing and keyboard skills. Oncology experience strongly preferred!
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