Join Our Team as a Part-Time Nutritionist/Dietician at Makom!
Are you passionate about promoting a healthier lifestyle and improving the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)? Join Makom, a dedicated Maryland-based non-profit organization, and be a part of our mission to empower and support people with IDD in achieving their aspirations!
Who We Are:
Makom is committed to making a difference in the lives of adults in the IDD community. We provide a range of services that enhance the well-being of those we serve. As a Nutritionist/Dietician, you will play a vital role in assessing nutritional and health needs, creating customized dietary plans, and helping individuals develop healthy eating habits.
As a Nutritionist/Dietician, you will:
Work collaboratively with our Clinical Services team to provide personalized dietary plans and consultations. Your role is crucial in improving health outcomes and promoting overall wellness among the people supported by Makom.
Provide counseling on dietary issues and healthy eating habits to individuals with IDD and DSPs.
Develop customized nutrition plans considering unique needs and dietary restrictions.
Create evidence-based strategies to address health goals and aspirations.
Specialize in dietary planning, allergies, and restrictions.
Conduct assessments, evaluate meal plan impact, educate on nutrition, document progress, and support research activities as assigned.
Maintain confidentiality with HIPPA/FERPA and Makom guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
To excel in this role, you should have:
Bachelor's or Associate degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or a related field.
Licensure or license-eligibility in Maryland and/or Virginia.
Minimum of two years' experience working with adults with IDD.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in healthy eating principles and planning.
Ability to teach and train staff at all levels.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications and strong organizational skills.
Valid driver’s license and ability to pass background checks.
Makom is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce.
Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of those with IDD. Apply today and be a part of the Makom team! Your expertise in nutrition can make a difference.
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