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Nutritionist 

About the Organization Founded as a preschool in 1953, the Children's Guild has transformed into a national leader, recognized for creating innovative educational, child welfare and behavioral health models that produce positive outcomes for children, youth, and families. Today, the Children's Guild is among the most experienced child serving organizations in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region. Each year, the agency's continuum of care and its 300+ professional staff help thousands of youth and their families achieve resiliency, dignity, and self-sufficiency. We operate therapeutic group homes, a treatment foster care program, and family help center located in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County and Prince George County. We also service students in our nonpublic special education programs in Baltimore City and Prince George's County. The Children's Guild also operates public charter schools located in Anne Arundel and Baltimore City and will open our first DC charter school in September, 2015. We invite you to be part of our innovative team.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time  
Location Debuskey House  
Description

The Children’s Guild, Inc.

 Registered Nutritionist / Dietitian

General Job Description: Provide Nutritional consultation services to students in a therapeutic group living environment consistent with the individual needs of the student, as outlined in their growth plans (IGP), and in accordance with USDA meal pattern requirements and recommendation.

  

Academic Preparation and/or Experience

Possession of a Bachelor's degree in from an accredited Nutrition or Dietetics Program, Certification from the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Dietetics Practice License & Commission on Dietetic Registration

 

Accountability: 

Reports to the Program Director while working in close collaboration with the Clinical Coordinator and School Counselors

 

Skills/Responsibilities:

  

Knowledge of USDA National School Breakfast and Lunch Meal Pattern requirements   

Knowledge of emotional and physical disabilities of children          

Ability to provide information through written and oral reports

Ability to consult with other professionals

 

Major Responsibilities

 

I.Evaluation:

§  Review cycle menus at least annually for compliance with USDA meal pattern requirements and overall nutritional content.

§  Complete nutritional evaluation on newly admitted students and on an acute basis through clinical referral

 

II.                Program planning:

§  Develops individual nutritional plans for each student based on their nutritional evaluation and wellness goals as outlined in their IGP.

 

III.             Program delivery:

§  Performs periodic assessment of student’s progress on their nutritional plan, modifying the plan as needed and complete a written evaluative summary of the results and respective changes.

§  May be required to conduct nutritional group training for students

 

IV.                  Consultation:

§  Provides training and information for faculty and parents to enable them to be more effective with Academy students.

 

 

Workplace Conditions:

§  Must maintain valid licensure

§  Must complete acceptable criminal background check

§  Must complete acceptable physical and drug screening

§  Must complete acceptable initial and annual TB test

§  Successful completion of behavior management program

The Children’s Guild  demonstrates an awareness of, respect for, and attention to the diversity of the people with whom it interacts (persons served, personnel, families/caregivers, and other stakeholders) that are reflected in attitudes, organizational structures, policies, and services.

 

 
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