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Clinical Nutrition Site Coordinator

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services

Title: Clinical Nutrition Site Coordinator

Employee Classification:

Campus: University of North Texas - Health Science Center

Division: HSC-Provost & Exec VP

SubDivision-Department: HSC-School of Health Professions

Department: HSC-Personalized Hlth & Well-Being-300860

Job Location: Fort Worth

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Department Summary

The Department of Personalized Health and Well-Being is filling this gap by bringing together an inter-professional team to develop innovative educational programs and research endeavors that focus on merging evidence-based lifestyle medicine with National Board for Health and Wellness Coaches (NBHWC) coaching competencies. Our graduates will have foundational knowledge and skills that will prepare them to empower others to mobilize internal strengths and external resources in order to achieve true self-care reform.

Position Overview

The Clinical Site Coordinator develops, coordinates, and monitors supervised practice sites used through regular contact and site visits. Recruits new supervised practice sites, assists in the evaluation of supervised practice sites and preceptors related to the quality of dietetics education provided. Builds community relationships to establish and maintain clinical education sites for Clinical Nutrition Students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • none

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Dietitian by Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) criteria-Minimum of 2 years of practice experience as a registered dietitian-Knowledge of local health systems

Required License/Registration/Certifications

Job Duties:

  1. Establish, develop and maintain adequate numbers of supervised practice sites relative to quality, and diversity of learning experiences that meet the educational needs of students.
  2. Maintain knowledge of current trends in health care and their impact on clinical education.
  3. Apprise preceptors and faculty of relevant issues.
  4. Recruit and obtain new supervised practice sites and preceptors in support of the program’s education experiences.
  5. Orient and educate preceptor faculty on teaching goals and teaching materials used in support of supervised practice experiences.
  6. Assist with identifying and matching supervised practice site needs with those of students, including, but not limited to, provider profiles, verification of licensure, insurance coverage, and facilitating preceptors.
  7. Maintain knowledge of current trends in health care and their impact on clinical/community education.
  8. Develop and maintain good working relationships with hospital/community partner medical education offices and personnel.

Work Schedule:

M-F, 8-5 PM, hybrid schedule (remote and in-office work required).

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