Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
General Summary/ Purpose:
Specialist in clinical research nutrition management with advanced expertise in nutrition and specialized nutritional therapies. Plays a key role in the recommendation and provision of nutritional therapies and the development of the nutritional component of research protocols. Some dietary outpatient counseling for research participants. May participate as co-investigator and nutritional consultant for research protocols.
Primary Job Duties:
Reporting Directly to the ICTR Nutrition Program Director. Interacts heavily with Faculty clinical investigators, research coordinators, nutrition and nursing staff.
Review and evaluate nutritional design of research protocols, design specialized diets, direct production and service of these diets.
Assume active role in activities of the research units, including scientific data collection, professional writing, publication, and developing programs to further the goals of the units.
Instructs dietetic interns and other hospital staff on research dietetics, metabolic techniques, protocol development, and current research topics. -Presents in-services.
Monitors and evaluates nutritional care of research participants.
Acts as a resource person in nutrition for physicians, nurses, dietitians, patient care committees, etc.
Participates in staff rounds, attends protocol presentations and discusses nutritional services with medical staff. Support
Assists Nutrition Research Director in the training and development of the Research Nutrition Technicians.
Assist Nutrition Research Director in the evaluation of program goals, policies and procedures, standards of care and performance improvement.
Assist Nutrition Research Director in execution of the research nutrition rotation program for internship programs from Johns Hopkins Bayview MC, University of Maryland Medical Systems, Sodexho, and University of Maryland, College Park -Prepares reports, collects and analyzes data, and maintains records.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Community Nutrition, Sport Medicine or related field required.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:
Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian or LD eligible in the state of Maryland is required.
LD eligible must obtain license within 90 days of hire. Must maintain licensure throughout duration of employment.
Advanced degree and/or at least two years post LD-eligible clinical experience including at least one year in Pediatrics.
Clinical internship experience may be considered.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Analytical ability to critically evaluate research protocols.
Classified Title: Nutritionist Working Title: Nutritionist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225 ; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003311-SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch Personnel area: School of Medicine
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