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As a service to our members, MAND maintains this list of jobs that may be available. Although we aim to keep the list up-to-date, positions are advertised for 3 months or until we are notified. Hence, some positions may already be filled.

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Dietitian
Sweetser - Saco, ME

Posted: 06-20-2024

Link to apply: https://www.sweetserjobs.org/careers/Careers.aspx?req=12358&type=JOBDESCR

Job Details: Join the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser! As a member of the clinical team, you will provide high-quality, specialized dietitian counseling, assessment, and education to adults and adolescents with eating disorders and their families.

 

Flexible schedule. Aspects of this position can be done remotely! This is a part time, 24-30 hour a week position.

 

Unique Training Opportunity! This position allows the opportunity to work under a leadership team that combined has over 5 1/2 decades of experience treating and researching eating disorders, and alongside a treatment team of expert eating disorder clinicians, dietitians, and nursing staff. Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutritional care of all program participants in the New England Eating Disorder Program.

 

Warm, Supportive Team! One of the things that makes NEED so special, is its treatment team. This team is highly committed to the work that they do and to one another. With employees that have been committed to the NEED program for the length of their careers, working for NEED is a rare opportunity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses patients using nutritional screening tools to provide age-appropriate treatment recommendations related to level of risk, medical concerns, dietary conditions, and nutritional and medical history.

  • Expertly provides information about eating disorders and nutrition and actively seeks reliable and valid psychoeducation resources to share with patients, families, and team members.

  • Clearly and appropriately communicates dietary recommendations and education to individuals and families, relying on expert dietary knowledge to guide clinical interventions.

  • On a daily basis, closely monitors patients’ dietary intake, weight changes, and other eating disorder symptoms, both during and following the treatment day, and swiftly makes dietary recommendations and initiates menu changes.

  • Independently facilitates the meal and snack program by closely communicating with the kitchen about food orders and other program needs, as well as communicating with nursing staff about food serving and preparation needs.

  • Conducts effective group dietitian psychoeducation sessions, exhibiting a consistent commitment to staying within the bounds of one’s scope of practice.

  • Exhibits an ability to engage patients and support people using an interpersonal style appropriate for dietitian care and behavioral modification.

  • Exhibits an ability to independently meet all documentation requirements within appropriate timeframes, utilizing skilled clinical writing.

  • Organizes and prioritizes workload, recognizing one’s own needs and the needs of the program.

  • Applies the Health at Every Size principles in care provided.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have the discipline and flexibility to operate within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required.

  • Must possess a high degree of analytical and problem solving skills.

 

EDUCATION:

  • RD or RD eligible.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • State of Maine Licensure as a Dietitian

  • Maintains registration status through the American Dietetic Association

  • Maintain a valid state driver’s license.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-year clinical experience preferred.

Registered Dietitian
Kaleidoscope Eating Disorders & Diet Recovery Ctr. - Yarmouth, ME

Posted: 06-12-2024

Link to apply: amy@kaleidoscopeeatingdisorders.com

Company Description: Kaleidoscope EDDRC is a private group practice in Yarmouth, ME specializing in the treatment of disordered eating. We are seeking an eating disorders Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) to join our team.

 

Job Description: Provide nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy to clients struggling with eating and body image issues. Maintain thorough, accurate, and timely documentation of client care Coordinate care with other care providers/ treatment team. Perform relevant administrative tasks. Create and maintain professional relationships with other providers to ensure referrals and an excellent reputation in the community.

 

The position will include providing a mixture of web-based (Telehealth) services and in office appointments. Likely hourly to start with the possibility of moving to a salaried position

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

  • Licensed Dietitian (LD) in Maine

  • Must reside in Maine

 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be Health at Every Size (HAES)-aligned

  • Have strong clinical and counseling skills

  • Have a passion for helping clients achieve recovery from disordered eating

  • Have strong initiative and problem-solving skills

  • Have strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Have high standards of personal and professional integrity and ethics, with the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality regarding clients

  • Be knowledgeable and experienced in nutrition counseling approaches and modalities (i.e. motivational interviewing), intuitive eating, and MNT

  • Be self-motivated and self-directed

 

Additional Information:

  • Paid hourly to start based on client load (hours are not guaranteed)

  • Benefits available to part- and full-time employees

  • Reasonable workload

  • Mentoring and supervision to help you grow as a dietitian

  • Flexible schedule

Lecturer of Human Nutrition
University of Maine - Orono, ME

Posted: 05-06-2024

Link to apply: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=84150&job=lecturer-of-human-nutrition

Job Details: The School of Food and Agriculture at the University of Maine seeks applicants for a full-time, academic-year (9-month), non-tenure-track Lecturer of Human Nutrition position. The candidate will teach and advise in the undergraduate Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN) program. This is a 100% teaching position. Responsibilities will include teaching and student advising. The position carries an expectation to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the University and the discipline.

 

We expect the successful candidate to teach several classes. Initial teaching responsibilities could include introductory food and nutrition, world food and culture, applications of nutrition principles, nutrition and metabolism, and medical nutrition therapy. Initial teaching will average 3 courses per semester, with additional mentoring and advising expectations. Future courses and teaching expectations may change based on School needs and faculty expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to advise FSN undergraduate majors and participate in undergraduate recruiting efforts.

 

The School of Food and Agriculture offers a B.S. degree program in Food Science and Human Nutrition with three concentrations, of which the Human Nutrition and Dietetics option is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and the Food Science concentration is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists. The program also offers a M.S. degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition Sciences. The University of Maine provides many resources to support the instructional needs of university faculty in 21st century learning.

 

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • MS in Nutrition or a closely related field

  • Demonstrated ability or potential to teach human nutrition at the undergraduate level

  • Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor students

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the discipline and institution.

 

Preferred:

  • RDN credential strongly preferred

  • PhD or equivalent

  • Proficiency in the use of instructional technology or online teaching tools

  • Record or promise of high professional service and leadership capacity

Other Information: Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

  1. a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position

  2. a resume/curriculum vitae

  3. contact information for three professional references

  4. a teaching statement

  5. a statement of the applicant’s plans to contribute to an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Maine

 

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

 

Search Timeline is as follows: To receive full consideration, applications must be received by: June 15, 2024 Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: June 30, 2024 On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: July 15, 2024 Tentative start date: September 3, 2024

 

For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Jade McNamara at 207-581-4895. The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening. In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5713, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System). Length: Academic Year (Sept-May) Required Documents: Cover Letter, Diversity Statement, References, Resume/CV, Teaching Statement

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Clinical Dietitian
MaineGeneral Health - Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, ME

Posted: 04-24-2024

Link to apply: https://mainegeneral.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/MaineGeneralCareers/job/Augusta-ME/Clinical-Dietitian--RD-_R10861

Job Description Summary: MaineGeneral Health is excited to offer an opportunity for a Clinical Dietitian to join our dynamic team of healthcare professionals. We are looking for a compassionate, driven individual to help us deliver outstanding patient-centered healthcare at our state-of-the-art Alfond Center for Health campus in Augusta. If you have a passion for healthcare excellence in a supportive and innovative environment, we encourage you to apply. $5,000 sign on bonus and tuition reimbursement opportunities available.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and monitor the nutritional status of patients.

  • Provide medical nutrition therapy based on current clinical guidelines.

  • Educate patients and their families on proper nutritional practices.

  • Conduct nutrition classes for various age groups, promoting healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to tailor nutritional interventions to individual patient needs.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelor of Science in Nutrition preferred.

  • At least one year of experience in a clinical setting preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent communication skills in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

 

Licensing Requirements:

  • Must possess a State of Maine License as a Dietitian (LD) OR a State of Maine Temporary Dietitian License (applicants who have met all licensure qualifications except the examination may receive a temporary one-year nonrenewable license).

  • Must become a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) within 6 months of hire.

 

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience related to the position's responsibilities and requirements.

 

Join MaineGeneral Health to make a significant impact on the health and well-being of the communities we serve while advancing your professional career in a supportive and rewarding environment.

Virtual Registered Dietitian for Gestational Diabetes and Women’s Health Care (20 hours per week)
Mother of Fact

Please email resume and cover letter to emily@motheroffact.com. For more information, you can visit www.motheroffact.com

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Registered Dietitian, who resides in Maine,  to join our virtual healthcare team. This position primarily focuses on grant management, data collection, patient care and counseling, program development, and content creation for gestational diabetes nutrition care. The successful candidate will work within a digital health platform, delivering culturally sensitive, timely, and evidence-based nutrition services to patients. Additionally, they will contribute to the growth and management of patient care within our startup ecosystem. Compensation: $23-35/hr plus employee equity in the company. 

 

Responsibilities:

1. Program Development and Protocols:

  • Manage the development and implementation of virtual care programs for gestational diabetes, fertility, and/or other pregnant patients.

  • Create protocols and guidelines for delivering virtual nutrition care services.

  • Ensure that programs adhere to evidence-based practices and meet regulatory standards.

 

2. Patient Care and Counseling within a Digital Health Platform:

  • Provide virtual patient care and counseling sessions, utilizing evidence-based approaches to address nutrition-related concerns and goals.

  • Ensure culturally sensitive and timely delivery of nutrition services, tailoring recommendations to meet individual patient needs.

  • Utilize the digital health platform effectively to facilitate remote consultations, track progress, and provide ongoing support.

 

3. Grant-Related Data Collection:

  • Be actively involved in nutrition-related aspects of grant funding related to nutrition care for gestational diabetes, fertility, and/or other pregnant patients.

  • Ensure compliance with grant requirements and maintain accurate records of program activities.

  • Collect and work with the data management team to analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition interventions and patient outcomes.

 

4. Startup Ecosystem and Patient Care Management:

  • Contribute to the growth and development of our startup ecosystem.

  • Work collaboratively with the team to enhance patient care delivery and optimize outcomes.

  • Stay updated on the latest research and trends in gestational diabetes nutrition care.

 

5. Content Development and Customer Engagement:

  • As needed, create educational materials, including handouts, imagery, and other content, to support nutrition services.

  • As needed, develop engaging and informative resources for patients to enhance their understanding of gestational diabetes, fertility, and/or other women’s health-related conditions.

  • As needed, collaborate with the marketing team to promote customer engagement and satisfaction.

 

Qualifications:

  • Home or business practice is located in Maine.

  • Registered Dietitian with a valid license to practice.

  • Some knowledge of gestational diabetes nutrition care and evidence-based interventions with 1+ years of patient care.

  • Experience in grant work and data collection is preferred but not required.

  • Proficiency in Spanish language is preferred but not required. 

  • Excellent counseling and communication skills, with the ability to provide culturally sensitive care.

  • Familiarity with digital health platforms and telehealth technologies.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in creating educational materials and content.

  • Passion for improving healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.

 

Note: This job description is a general overview of the responsibilities.

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