Community Dietitian Resume Samples

A Community Dietitian is a healthcare professional who specializes in providing individuals and groups with nutritional advice. Working with a variety of individuals from different backgrounds, ages, and cultures these professionals promote healthy eating habits and behaviors. Community Dietitian Resume mentions the following core roles and responsibilities – developing and delivering nutrition education and counseling, providing nutrition information and resources to the public, performing nutritional assessments and evaluations, providing individual and group counseling, developing nutrition education programs, conducting research, and teaching classes and workshops. They also work to create nutrition education materials and resources, such as handouts and brochures. Additionally, Community Dietitians often collaborate with healthcare professionals, schools, government agencies, and other organizations to help implement nutrition programs and policies.

Education and skills required for Community Dietitians include a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics, as well as a certification from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additionally, Community Dietitians must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to think critically and problem-solve. Knowledge of health and nutrition-related topics is also essential.

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Community Dietitian Resume

Summary : Community Dietitian, experienced in clinical care, retail supermarket nutrition, community nutrition education, and business, and program startups. Implemented corporate health/wellness programs at community and retail levels designed to engage health-minded consumers, influence food/beverage purchasing decisions while generating revenue, and establish ROI.

Skills : Diet Counseling, Creating Newsletters in Microsoft Word, Health Counseling, Cooking Classes, and Teaching/Public Speaking.

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  1. Successfully developed, coordinated, and executed consistent individual and group nutrition education programs at a retail store and community business level.
  2. Identified outreach community opportunities with schools, businesses, community groups, and health insurers aimed at increasing awareness of dietitian programs available through retail supermarkets within the community.
  3. Coordinated and provided community nutrition lectures, virtual shopping tours, and presentations within various community settings.
  4. Provided media interviews and television spots, live and recorded; created health articles on nutrition-related topics; quoted in print media as a nutrition expert.
  5. Developed nutrition, health, and wellness promotions at the retail level to improve consumers' health and nutrition while influencing purchasing habits of food and beverages (i.e. nutrition displays, product sampling, couponing, and individual shop-a-longs through aisles).
  6. Created interactive classroom nutrition education via lesson plans and messaging, including, graphically entertaining student worksheets and age and grade-appropriate hands-on nutrition shopping tours.
  7. Created nutrition resources tailored to specific shopper populations covering various health concerns, ages, nutrition topics, and nutrition-related medical therapies for chronic health conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Nutrition


Community Dietitian Resume

Summary : As a Community Dietitian, provided nutrition assessments, nutrition counseling, and nutrition education to participants of Vital Bridges and affiliated clinics. The worked volume will be established through the development of annual Success Objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Knowledge Of Nutrition And Health.

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  1. Rendered instructional lectures/ cooking demonstrations to children and seniors concerning nutrition and healthy eating.
  2. Facilitated communication with other dietitians to organize complex scheduling of pantry demonstrations and coordination in buying and distributing necessary program supplies.
  3. Held accountable for setting, writing, and implementing standards and procedures used by the department.
  4. Collaborated with other employees in handling the process of printing, storing, and distributing newsletters.
  5. Participated in the successful fundraising breakfast program during National Hunger Day.
  6. Made a major contribution as an author to the monthly newsletter and newly-developing kids' nutrition classes: both with an emphasis on healthy eating, physical activity, obesity, and disease prevention.
  7. Executed group nutrition classes to underserved communities in Pennsylvania.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Nutrition


Community Dietitian Resume

Objective : As a Community Dietitian, helped people improve their health, nutrition, and overall quality of life in their community. Informed citizens about healthy foods that should be consumed as well as unhealthy foods that should be avoided.

Skills : Communication, Interpersonal.

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  1. Provided quality services to ensure that the organizations nutrition program effectively meets the nutritional needs of people living with HIV/AIDS and/or other chronic conditions.
  2. Provided nutritional counseling to individual participants and provide nutrition education to individuals/groups through written materials and programming at all grocery center locations, health centers, affiliated clinics, and other Heartland Alliance programs upon request.
  3. Progressed, adjusted, or set goals to assure that the participants needs are being met, make menu modifications, or link participants to other programs.
  4. Clinically evaluated requests for nutritional supplements; and if indicated, facilitate access to necessary supplements by communicating with participants doctors and pharmacies.
  5. Used the ADIME (Assessment Diagnosis Intervention Monitoring Evaluation) format, regularly document nutrition activity in the agency database.
  6. Provided nutritional support within an interdisciplinary team to improve the health outcomes of participants of the health centers or within other HAH programs.
  7. Supervised and provided an experience in community nutrition to Dietetic Interns and Vital Bridges volunteers.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor's In Nutrition

    Community Dietitian Resume

    Objective : As a Community Dietitian, provided nutritional services/support to participants and or staff in the Heartland Alliance Health residential programs. Worked closely with community organizations to maintain recognized expertise in the education of cancer patients.

    Skills : Community Nutrition, Experience In Program Planning.

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    1. Stayed abreast of current research on nutrition, HIV/AIDS, and major chronic diseases to ensure that programs respond to the recent findings.
    2. Administered semi-annual and annual surveys, analyze, and reported findings compared to program objectives. 
    3. Participated in program planning and establishing annual program objectives. Contributed to quarterly reports by evaluating progress toward achieving set objectives.
    4. Ensured all tasks related to food preparation and distribution including the grocery center operation and processes (receiving, storage, inventory, distribution, etc) are aligned with local, state, and federal food safety and sanitation guidelines.
    5. Provided coverage to grocery center operations as assigned. Participated in regular food and nutrition program meetings and staff meetings, as scheduled.
    6. Conducted nutrition assessments, counseling, and education in person (during home visits or clinic appointments) or via telephone/telehealth to evaluate, monitor, and document the nutritional status of clients receiving services.
    7. Collaborated with providers to identify and connect with clients in need of nutrition counseling.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                              Community Dietitian Resume

                                              Headline : As a Community Dietitian, occasionally assisted a restaurant in developing a new menu. Discovered a large number of dishes with unhealthy ingredients, may collaborated with a management team to develop some healthier options. Created delicious foods that are also nutritious.

                                              Skills : Implementation, and Evaluation.

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                                              1. Assisted in the prescription and provision of oral nutrition supplements. Assisted in the supervision of dietetic interns, students, and volunteers.
                                              2. Participated in nutrient analysis and menu planning, in collaboration with the Executive Chef and Nutrition Manager, to ensure meals and food items meet nutrition standards, are high quality, and meet the needs of the clients.
                                              3. Provided community-based nutrition presentations when assigned. Developed and updated educational materials to meet the needs of clients.
                                              4. Participated in the quality improvement process to identify ways to improve the care of clients.
                                              5. Adhered to all Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, by protecting the privacy and security of all patient/client health information.
                                              6. Participated in Moveable Feasts events as required. Coordinated community nutrition outreach for SNAP-Ed (food stamp) eligible Pennsylvanians.
                                              7. Collaborated with various agencies to implement nutrition education programming across the state.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              5-7 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Management
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                              Community Dietitian Resume

                                              Objective : As a Community Dietitian, in charged of developing educational materials. Made posters, put together slide shows, and wrote instructional pamphlets. Participated in one-on-one consults, TeleHealth visits as well as group classes and support groups. Took initiative in interpreting the current nutrition recommendations to Physicians and Staff.

                                              Skills : Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).

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                                              1. Collaborated with a corporate nutritionist/dietitian team to support the launch of reimbursable Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) services at a retail level.
                                              2. Attended selected national, state, and local meetings as necessary to stay abreast of trends and development in public health nutrition and specialty areas of practice.
                                              3. Worked with diverse groups of people (general public, community-based organizations, health professionals, coalitions, and other partnerships).
                                              4. Performed biometric health screenings for local school employees, followed by education on preventing chronic health conditions; collected.
                                              5. Presented cooking demonstrations and mini health fairs for the Columbus City Schools Blitz Campaign.
                                              6. Demonstrated flexibility by creating nutrition lessons with little preparation time for Logan County Employees.
                                              7. Developed Lessons & Taught Employee Nutrition Classes Developed Lessons & Taught Youth Group Nutrition Classes and Provided Family Nutrition Counseling.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                              Community Dietitian Resume

                                              Objective : As a Community Dietitian developed programs and counseled the public on topics related to food, health, and nutrition. Worked with specific groups of people, such as adolescents or the elderly. Worked in public health clinics, government, and nonprofit agencies, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), and other settings.

                                              Skills : Planning, Dietitian.

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                                              1. Monitored and evaluated the adherence and responded to nutrition counseling in meeting established goals. Planned follow-up care as needed.
                                              2. Maintained ongoing communication with the client's referring physician and other healthcare providers to ensure continuity of care and determine effectiveness.
                                              3. Demonstrated accountability for the proper use of patients' protected health information.
                                              4. Interpreted and disseminated current scientific information via written communications and public speaking.
                                              5. Provided in-service education on nutrition topics for other staff. Trained paraprofessionals and others as necessary to develop, extend, and improve nutrition services in the community.
                                              6. Ensured cultural relevancy and appropriateness of nutrition services. Maintained dietetic registration and continuing education requirements.
                                              7. Participated in departmental and interdisciplinary meetings, task forces, and projects.
                                              Years of Experience
                                              Experience
                                              2-5 Years
                                              Experience Level
                                              Level
                                              Executive
                                              Education
                                              Education
                                              Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                              Community Dietitian Resume

                                              Summary : As a Community Dietitian, planned, organized, coordinated, and evaluated nutritional components of health care services for the organization: Develops and implements the plan of care based on an assessment of nutritional needs and available sources and correlated the plan with other health care.

                                              Skills : Healthcare, Consultant.

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                                              Description :

                                              1. Evaluated nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care. Instructed individuals and families in nutritional principles, diet, food selection, and economics and adapts teaching plans to individual lifestyles.
                                              2. Provided consultation to and works with community groups.
                                              3. Conducted or participated in in-service education and consultation with professional staff and supporting personnel of own and related organizations.
                                              4. Planned or participated in the development of program proposals for funding.
                                              5. Planned, conducted, and evaluated dietary studies and participates in nutritional and epidemiologic studies with the nutritional components.
                                              6. Evaluated food service systems and makes recommendations for conformance levels that will provide optional nutrition and quality food if associated with group care institutions.
                                              7. Advised on what to eat to lead a healthier lifestyle or to attain a set of health-related goals, including weight loss, the management of diabetes, or the reduction of high blood pressure.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                                      Community Dietitian Resume

                                                      Objective : As a Community Dietitian, provided individualized nutrition assessments to clients meeting nutritional risk criteria or by referral. Incorporated learning approaches that consider the cultural, religious, educational, and medical situation of clients or groups. Coordinated and referred clients to other providers and services as needed. Maintained appropriate documentation of services and contacts with clients.

                                                      Skills : Learning, Communicational Skills.

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                                                      Description :

                                                      1. Delivered between meal nourishments, when needed, directly to each patient. Prepared food in accordance with safe food handling procedures.
                                                      2. Completed and processed service tracking paperwork and reports as needed. Avoided loss, breakages, and waste of supplies and equipment.
                                                      3. Understood diet order restrictions and offered appropriate choices to patients.
                                                      4. Ensured that food is served in an attractive, appetizing manner. Assisted with placing meal orders.
                                                      5. Reported problems and needs to the supervisor in a timely manner. Worked with managers to ensure meal management is accurate.
                                                      6. Reviewed diet orders and food allergies received from nursing units. Monitored patients on modified diets, tube feedings, and supplemental feedings.
                                                      7. Planned and coordinated the use of special dietary regimens. Conferred with the health care team to develop goals related to patient and resident care.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      2-5 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Executive
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      Bachelor's In Nutrition

                                                      Community Dietitian Resume

                                                      Objective : As a Community Dietitian, planned, developed, managed, implemented, and evaluated nutrition services within the community, maintaining a population-based perspective. Developed and implemented community events and programs; provided nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy to individuals and groups; collaborated with state and community agencies; served as an adviser to Head Start, Early Head Start, Youth and Wellness, Elders, and other tribal government departments on request; planned and delivered in-service training and education activities for tribal government staff; and maintained professional competency and skills required for professional practice.

                                                      Skills : Planning, Implementational Skills.

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                                                      Description :

                                                      1. Attended meetings as required, and participated on committees as directed. Maintained cleanliness and sanitation to prevent food and home illnesses.
                                                      2. Willingness to traveled and worked flexible hours including evenings/weekends as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines. Ability to work cooperatively. 
                                                      3. Worked independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.  Other Information Preferenced for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. 
                                                      4. Identified community nutrition needs and resources. Analyzed and made recommendations for strategies and programs to improve the nutritional status of target populations.
                                                      5. Conducted community assessments for the purpose of recommending and planning nutrition programming and delivery.
                                                      6. Planned and delivered nutrition education programs for a variety of community and Nisqually Indian Tribal government groups.
                                                      7. Host cooked demonstrations and teach meal prep classes in person and or virtually. Acted as an advisor to tribal programs, including the Elders program, to assure that nutritional goals and state and federal program requirements are being met.
                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Bachelor's In Nutrition