University of Utah Job Description
Implements the nutritional components of clinical research protocols. Serves as a consultant to investigators in designing the nutritional components of the protocols and prescribing nutritional care programs for patients.
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); completion of an approved dietetic internship; registration by the American Dietetic Association; and three years clinical experience, preferably in clinical research, or equivalency required. A commitment to provide excellent customer service is also required.
Master's degree preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position makes recommendations for the hiring, firing, and salary decisions of the dietary staff. He/she exercises independence in the performance of most duties.
Typical problems encountered by the incumbent include: the development of unique diets on which little information exists; the coordination of activities on a study between dietary staff, nurses, physicians, pharmacists and laboratory workers; and ascertaining the appropriate nutritional controls for studies in a wide variety of clinical areas.
The incumbent may supervise the activities of 1-5 technicians and/or clinical nutritionists. She/he maintains detailed records of dietary utilization, including the number of meals served, number and type of patient, dietary hours spent per patient, and maintenance of dietary equipment.
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