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Nutritionist - AIP - Casual

  • Job ID: 26343226
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Home Nursing Agency
  • Department: AIDS Intervention Prog
  • Location: 501 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.65 to $24.93 / hour


Are you a Nutritionist interested in building a rewarding career? This is a great position for talented candidates who are enthusiastic about using their skills to make a difference in the world of health care. Our fast-paced environment makes UPMC an exciting place to work for results oriented and driven self-starters. Join our team today!

Nutritionist / Dietician - AIDS Intervention Project

This is a casual (as needed) position with the potential to become full-time later this year.


This is a grant funded position which assists in developing and providing quality services for the Aids Intervention Project/Program. It is designed to meet the unique needs of people with HIV/AIDS.

  • 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

  • Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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