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Anticipated Hiring Range
20 per hour
Normal work days
Normal work hours
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the
VCU Health System?
Does this position require a pre-placement medical
Is any portion of this position grant-funded?
Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the
Description of the Job
The Healthy Lifestyles Center at the Children’s Hospital of
Richmond at VCU is seeking several interventionists as part of an
NIH -funded behavioral weight loss intervention, “The Role of
Parents in Adolescent Obesity Treatment”. This position is under
the supervision of Dr. Melanie Bean (Principal Investigator).
Primary duties include participation in training, intervention
delivery according to the operations manual, completion of
documentation related to intervention delivery, data collection and
entry, attendance at weekly supervision, completion of feedback
messages on participants’ food logs and other intervention tasks as
required by the supervisor according to the study protocol.
This position is required to adhere to regulatory and ethics
requirements set forth by the Institutional Review Board, and
maintain current on CITI training. Candidates must hold a BS/BA and
have their master’s degree (or be working towards a master’s
degree) in a clinical / behavioral health field (psychology, social
work, dietetics). Experience with behavioral counseling
Pediatric and weight management experience preferred
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Open Until Filled
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