Research Nutritionist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research seeks aResearch Nutritionistwho will work as a specialist in clinical research nutrition management with advanced expertise in nutrition and specialized nutritional therapies. This position 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.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reporting Directly to the ICTR Nutrition Program Director.
  • Interacts heavily with Faculty clinical investigators, research coordinators, nutrition and nursing staff.
  • Research:
    • 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.
  • Training:
    • Instructs dietetic interns and other hospital staff on research dietetics, metabolic techniques, protocol development, and current research topics.
    • Presents in-services.
  • Clinical Skills:
    • ​​​​​​​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, Community Nutrition, Sport Medicine or related field required.

Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certifications:

  • Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian or LD eligible in the state of Maryland. LD eligible must obtain license within 90 days of hire.
  • Must maintain licensure throughout duration of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 & Abilities:

  • Analytical ability to critically evaluate research protocols.
  • Computer literacy.

Physical Requirements:

  • Minimal, possibly some lifting, bending to measure patients, minor cooking for testing recipes.

Classified Title: Nutritionist
Working Title: CO Research Nutritionist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,195 - $62,225 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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