Clinical Dietitian - UCEDD, DD& Genetics Clinical Services - Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Posted: Friday, June 7, 2019


CLINICAL DIETITIAN - UCEDD, DD& GENETICS CLINICAL SVCS

Waisman Center, Madison, Wisconsin

The full job posting can be found at

https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/501459/clinical-dietitian-ucedd-dd-genetics-clinical-svcs

The Clinical Dietitian is a staff member of the Waisman Center (WC), University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Genetics Clinical Services Work Unit. This position will provide direct clinical services to infants and children, their families and patients served in Waisman Center Clinics; will work closely with other providers and interdisciplinary teams; and will supervise other clinical dietitians in the WC UCEDD clinics. This position will be involved in nutrition education, outreach and research activities in support of UCEDD and associated clinical, training and research programs.

We are seeking a Clinical Dietitian to:

  • Provide nutrition assessment and counsEducationd in the Waisman Center.
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary diagnostic and follow up consultations; and provide consultation and technical assistance to families and community service providers in the area of nutrition concerns for children with developmental disabilities.
  • Train and supervise graduate students, community trainees and other Waisman clinical dietitians in providing nutrition services for children with special health care needs.

Education

Minimum:  Master's degree in nutrition or closely related field is required.

Preferred:  PhD in nutrition or closely related field is preferred.

Work Experience

Minimum:

At least 3 years of clinical experience serving developmentally at risk infants and/or children/adolescents with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities and their families is required.

Preferred additional experience:

Clinical experience working with children with complex feeding disorders.
Be a graduate of MCH (Maternal and Child Health) LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) training program.

License or certificate:Must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and eligible for certification as a Dietitian in the State of Wisconsin.

Full TIme:  100%

Note: UW-Madison is an affirmative action/equal employment employer and we encourage women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

"Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality."