Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
This position involves job sharing between two programs: research-based interventional program Medical Nutrition Therapy for Prevention (MNT4P) and Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Center (GCRC). Works in conjunction with Registered Dietitians to develops nutritional care plans and provides nutritional counseling and education to patients and responsible for operation of the nutrition research kitchen. Provides nutritional care support services by assisting with dietary assessments and the collection of dietary data for one or more research projects or studies.
Participates with the follow-up in reporting blood and diet results to monitor patients for MNT4P/research follow-up under the supervision of RD and assists with data entry to maintain flow sheets.
At least 50% of the job will entail execution of the food service operation of a nutrition research kitchen:
Inventories and orders food and supplies
Supervises and assists in the production and delivery of research meals
Maintains food safety and sanitation standards, monitors quality assurance and quality control.
Cleaning and maintaining of equipment and work area
Maintaining communication among dietitians and research staff
Uses computer software for food purchasing and inventory control
Assists with calculating diet guides, formula education and diet instructions appropriate to the age, medical condition, outcome goals, and needs of the patient.
Performs basic nutrition support functions including nutrient analysis, and formula order verification and recipe entry.
Conducts nutrient analysis per policy.
Enters nutrient analysis data into Nutrition database.
Enters formula order recipe into Nutrition database.
Verifies formula order recipe in Nutrition database.
May conduct other nutrition support functions under the supervision of an RD.
Handles ordering and inventory process to maintain adequate and safe supply of nutritional products and supplies.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee