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Iona Senior Services Washington, DC Nutritionist, Part-time Community Nutritionist
Job ID JL1048 posted on 10/10/19

Salary Range:
$45/hour, 10 business hours weekdays

Starting Date:

Position Description

Title: Nutritionist, Part-Time
Reporting To: Nutrition Program Manager
Department: Community Programs - 09
Hours worked: 10 hours per week (business hours weekdays) increasing to 16-20 hours in October 2020
FLSA Status: Exempt

The Part-Time Nutritionist assists the Nutrition Program Manager to provide direct services or oversight for Iona food and nutrition programs, services, and activities. The DC Administration on Aging and Community Living (DACL) senior food and nutrition programs include: weekday and weekend home delivered meals, nutrition supplements, individual DACL nutrition counseling/case management, and group nutrition education. The non-DACL food and nutrition programs and services include: Wellness & Arts Center Medicaid participant care plan review; Farm Market; holiday meals, Take Charge/Age Well food, nutrition, and health sessions; external presentations; internal writing assignments (such as blog posts); dietetic undergraduate or intern mentorship and supervision; and, senior hunger food and nutrition advocacy.
• Provide individual clinical community services (DACL nutrition counseling) and group nutrition education programs according to evidence-based practice to a small caseload of Iona clients, primarily those identified as nutritionally vulnerable or at high risk.

• Refer clients to appropriate additional senior nutrition programs such as DACL Nutrition Supplements, SNAP, Grocery Plus, Senior Farm Market, SHARE, Pack the Pantry, etc.

• Liaison with relevant DACL staff to coordinate, comply, and contribute to DACL food, nutrition, and supplement programs and services according to DACL standards, guidelines, or requirements.

• Attend relevant Nutritionist and other DACL meetings.

• Liaison with DACL caterers to review senior nutrition program cycle menus. Attend quarterly caterer meetings, if scheduled.

• Present seminars and workshops to external groups on healthy aging or other food and nutrition topics, as time and interest permit.

• Adhere to Iona and DACL standards and guidelines for data reporting or outcomes measurements.

• Other duties and assignments as required, as time permits.

• Licensed registered dietitian nutritionist in the District of Columbia, Master’s degree preferred.

• Three-plus years of relevant work experience, including strong clinical skills.

• Excellent clinical, program planning, organizational, communication and advocacy skills.

• Access to a car and a valid driver’s license.

• Passion for food, nutrition, and helping others.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed or license-eligible RDN in Washington, DC

Three plus years of relevant experience, strong clinical community skills

Passion for food, nutrition, and helping others

Self-starter, able to work well independently

Able to increase hours from 10 per week to 16-20 hours per week
beginning October 2020
Access to a car and valid driver's license

Desired Qualifications

Master' degree
Expertise in senior hunger and frailty as well has healthy aging


Rose Clifford

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