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University of Saint Joseph West Hartford, CT Registered Dietitian, Dietetic Internship Director Clinical Dietitian (Full-time) Job ID JL62 posted on 08/30/18

Position Description

The Department of Nutrition and Public Health at the University of Saint Joseph invites candidates to apply for the Director of Dietetic Internship.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
• Administers the application process for prospective students and acceptance of students on a yearly basis. Involves D&D computer matching, letters of acceptance, deposits of application fees, yearly revision of application letter and brochure as required, follow-up letters to students, interviews of prospective students, inquiries of program via phone, and other duties.
• Coordinates the collection of new students physical forms, i.e., Hepatitis B inoculations, health insurance requirements, referrals for financial aid, housing, and others as required.
• Administers, coordinates, markets and actively seeks, on a yearly basis, new and old practicum facility site placements of dietetic interns. 64 sites required per year.
• Orients and instructs dietetic interns for one week in Fall and Spring semester prior to entering facility practicum.
• Acts as or assists a preceptor/adjunct to precept the dietetic interns and initiates and assists in the hiring of support clinical adjuncts
• Instructs, develops, and coordinates dietetic internship classes, which occur six or seven times per semester. Responsible for coordinating guest speakers, pertinent conferences, meetings, and other professional events. Develops class day topics, lectures, and provides instruction. (100 hours of class time per year).
• Designs, directs and evaluates activities related to the dietetic intern experiences including 60 projects, research outcome studies, poster session presentations at the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND) Spring meeting, a health promotion fair, and nominations for awards (Outstanding DI for CAND.)

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum MS in Nutrition or related field; must be a Registered Dietitian.
• Previous supervisory exper. in a hospital, extended care or clinical setting.
• Two or more years of clinical exper.
• Previous teaching exper. preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work collegially, balance and prioritize assignments, manage projects, problem solve and experienced in conflict resolution.
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.


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