Registered Dietitian

Essential Duties:

  • Advises patients on food and nutrition, diet, importance of physical activities and healthy eating.
  • Explain the importance of nutrition to patients and the need to change for healthy living.
  • Assess dietary and health needs for patients referred by the physician and nurses.
  • Provide and advise on developing meal plans for patients for interventions based on knowledge of patient’s current health.
  • Provide patient nutrition recommendation to patient’s physician or nurse.
  • Collaborate with physician, nurses and Health Promotion staff to tailor dietary service and improve the patients’ outcomes.
  • Provides timely follow-ups with patients on nutrition therapy and dietary consultation.
  • Assist in the recruitment of participants to existing health education programs, Family Health and Behavioral Health Center services.
  • Documents all patient visits and recommendations on a daily basis in the patient’s medical folders or electronic record.
  • Maintains current knowledge based on specific health issues, particularly in area of expertise.
  • Maintain patients/client privacy at all times by following HIPAA regulations.
  • Utilizes RRMS, EHR, Diabetes Registry, Electronic Data Submission reports and other resources for program evaluation.
  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program through incident reporting and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field; Two (2) years experience as a Registered Dietitian. Current valid registration as a Registered Dietitian. Level I Fingerprint Clearance, CPR, First Aid, and HIPAA Certification. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Must pass a background criminal investigation.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities

  • Knowledge of software programs for personal computer use, especially word processing, email, internet research, and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive reports and other documents in timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to counsel and instruct patients.
  • Ability to carry out assignments to their completion.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, establishing, and maintaining effective working relationships, gaining cooperation among competing interest groups and resolved conflicts.
  • Ability to plan and organize the work of others.
  • Ability to manage projects and deadlines of oneself and others.

*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts.  Application can be obtained through website Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968.  Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272).

Salary: $56,160 annually

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