Nutrition Consultant - Mamá Tingó Early Childhood Education Center
  • Status: Full Time
  • Expected Start Date: ASAP
  • Department: Early Head Start
  • Reports To: Health Services Coordinator


Job Summary: 
Under the direction of the Health Services Coordinator, the Nutrition Consultant provides nutrition assessment and medical nutrition therapy for parents and children, and serves as a resource for the staff, health care team, and community in the area of nutrition.


Minimum Experience and Skills Required:

  • Experience in Clinical and Community Nutrition
  • Education, Licenses, and/or Certifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition
  • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Certified Nutritionist-Dietitian (CDN)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Experience with children with type 1 diabetes


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides quality nutrition counseling including age- and literacy- appropriate learning methods and appropriate behavioral / motivational strategies, and promoting patient self-management skills, with particular emphasis on diabetes management.

  • Document nutrition assessment, care plans, recommendations, and counseling sessions in the electronic medical record, including findings and instructions, according to standards of care and as required by the Center, the State and Federal Agencies.
  • Develop and update instructional materials for nutrition-related health risks found among patients and community residents, translating materials into Spanish.
  • Establish and maintain contact with other community agencies and health care providers for referrals.
  • Contribute to the in-service education of staff members regarding nutrition and related issues.


To apply: Email resume to Carolina Capellan: [email protected]