Job Description: The Division of Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico is seeking to hire and retain a full-time Clinical Dietician. The dietician will work within a multidisciplinary team of physicians, social workers and nurses in providing care to children and adolescents in their practice. They will provide assessments and treatment plans for chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplant patients. After a period of training and orientation specific to pediatric kidney disease, they will have an independent clinic for dietetic consultations. If desired there are opportunities for research and partnerships across the UNM campus. Tasks include nutritional assessment (anthropometry, subjective global assessment, dietary interviews and diaries, and integration of the results of nutritional measurements) and nutritional therapy (developing a plan for nutritional management, counseling the patient and his/her family on appropriate dietary protein and energy intake, monitoring nutrient intake, educational activities, and encouragement to maximize dietary compliance).
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more complete explanation of UNM benefits.
Minimum Qualifications: Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or an equivalent field; at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
State of NM Licensed Dietitian (LD) or Licensed Nutritionist (LN) or ADA Registered Dietician (RD); Registered Dietician (RD).
- Experience as a renal dietician
- Experience working with pediatric patients
- Greater than 5 years of experience working as a dietician
Salary: $3,956.33 min to $4,478.93 midpoint (monthly)
This position is still open. Applications will be accepted until it is filled.