Job Description

Job Title: Nutritionist - AIP
Job ID: 24838575
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: AIDS Intervention Prog
Location: 500 E Chestnut Avenue, Altoona PA 16003


  • Complete and submit documentation of services provided in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Performs nutritional screenings and follow up on assigned clients.
  • Assists with special projects and performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with institutional and departmental standards.
  • Utilize internal and external services via referrals based on determined need(s) of client.
  • Create and conduct nutrition group education classes for clients.
  • Performs nutritional assessments and follow up care involving review of patient charts, diagnoses, and nutritional history.  
  • Develops and implements a nutrition care plan, as appropriate.
  • Assesses patients' educational needs. Develops and implements a nutrition education plan for assigned clients.
  • Adhere to workplace policies and procedures, including confidentiality, documentation, channels of communication, workplace culture, dress code, and conflict resolution.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Uses motivational interviewing for goal setting.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required.  
  • Minimum of two years related work experience preferred. 
  • Master's degree preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensed and registered Dietitian

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $15.34 to $24.44 / hour

Union Position: No

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