Working at a satellite location in Santa Clara County, the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) will be at the forefront of a randomized control trial evaluating the impact of Project Open Hands Medically Tailored Meals intervention. This position will be onboarding referred clients being discharged from an acute care facility and subsequently executing the medical nutrition therapy component of our model. The nutrition counseling and education services will be provided via home visits and telephonically with the ultimate goal of improving self-efficacy, quality of life and the overall reduction in health care costs.
This RDN will support the needs of a contract beginning April 1 through the position end date of December 31, 2020, with the possibility for extension. The hours will begin as part-time and ramp up to full-time based on the contract needs.
This position is ideal for a self-motivated and independent dietitian with excellent communication and organizational skills. The RDN should be a compassionate, professional dietitian who is interested in improving the health outcomes of individuals battling nutrition sensitive medical conditions. This position requires a level of comfort in the community and client home environment.