Nutrition Specialist for Pediatric Weight Manageme

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

Job Description

Bright Bodies is looking for a nutrition expert to join our program!
Bright Bodies is a family-oriented, non-diet approach program that stresses healthy food and lifestyle choices as well as self-esteem and self-efficacy. We offer nutrition/ behavior modification classes and physical activities to kids with obesity and their families. Bright Bodies is looking for a nutrition specialist to lead and facilitate nutrition and behavior modification classes on Tuesday evenings at Stephen's Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine. This position will work with an exercise specialist and a clinical social worker.
We are looking for someone who has the following:
Training/certificate/degree/experience with nutrition
Experience with kids
Availability on Tuesday evenings
Job duties Include:
Facilitating a 30-minute nutrition session per week for up to thirty kids, ages 8-12yo
Option for additional hours on Thursday evenings
Set up/pick up for the program
Help collect/record data for the program (weight, height, BMI measurements)
Participate in Bright Bodies training
For more information about this position or if you have questions about your whether your experience meets the requirements please contact Alyson Byard 207-670-8378 or .
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field.
License/Certifications: N/A
Experience: 1+ years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated ability above that of a Research Assistant I.
Ability to use a computer and statistical software packages, to collect and enter data.
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and work effectively with others.
Visual acuity, manual dexterity, math skills and a scientific acumen are required.
Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 906178

Posted On: Mar 20, 2023

Updated On: Mar 29, 2023

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