The Dietitian/Nutritionist will provide dietetic/nutritional guidance and support for FGCU students. This position will split time between Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Health Services, and Prevention and Wellness.
This position will be responsible for creating programming to educate and offer guidance to FGCU students regarding healthy and sustainable dietary and nutritional habits and patterns. The dietitian/nutritionist will also
- Providing support, assessment, treatment planning, group/workshop facilitation, consultation, and referral services. In addition, the Dietitian/Nutritionist may participate on the Eating Disorders Treatment team and engage in outreach and/or psychoeducational programming for the general FGCU student population.
- Close communication with students’ primary therapist, when indicated, will also be required.
- Maintains clinical documentation in accordance with legal and ethical standards on an electronic health record system.
- Adheres to and complies with HIPAA and higher level confidentiality guidelines.
Additional Job Description
- Graduate degree in counseling or related field (e.g., psychology, social work).
- Experience working with college age populations and experience assessing for and helping to treat eating disorders and disordered eating is essential.
- Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian, Licensed Nutritionist, or Certified Nutritionist
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge and understanding of counseling principles, theories, and methods.
- Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statues, regulations, codes, and standards related to the area of responsibility.
- Knowledge of developmental and counseling issues for College/University populations.
- Broad generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders and concerns utilizing a time limited model of care.
- Ability to interact with students, faculty, and staff in a team environment.
- Ability to conduct effective therapy and outreach with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity about multicultural issues
All employees are expected to:
- Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
- Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
- Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
- Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
- Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
- Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
- Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
- Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.