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Nashville, TN Full Time Posted by: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Posted: Sunday, 18 October 2020
 
 
*Educational Coordinator, DieteticInternship*VUMC Center for Programs in Allied Health*Your Role and Key Responsibilities:* Coordinates, prepares and updates healthpromotion (management, community, food system, wellness, and blended clinical)rotations and classroom instruction to conform to Standards of Education fromACEND. Utilizes available resources to plan rotationsand classroom instruction. Assists Program Director with evaluatingoutcomes and recommends appropriate alterations in curriculum considering:oAvailable resourcesoInput from interns, preceptors, colleagues anddirector when making changesoAdvice from others outside the program(colleagues, business/industry contacts)oOutcomes data regarding program effectiveness,surveys of graduates and graduate employersoProgram goals and objectivesoIdentified areas for program improvement Assists with student recruitment, selection andorientation in the following:oDevelopment, preparation and distribution ofprogram recruitment brochureoMeeting with prospective applicants in groupsettings to positively promote the program, relay information, answer questionsoParticipate in intern selection processaccording to established proceduresoParticipate in orientation for new internsoAssist graduates with job placement especiallyin areas of health promotion (management, community, food system) basedpositions Evaluates performance of interns and maintainsstudent files Review interns' folders/work noting progresstoward competence, grade projects as appropriate§Update online learning platform (SPARK) annuallyand as needed to coincide with health promotion rotations§Maintain summative evaluation form for healthpromotion rotations, conduct mid-year and final evaluation appraisals forassigned rotationsoListen to and provide appropriate feedback tointerns and preceptors for health promotion focused rotationsoEnforces policies and procedures in conjunctionwith Program Director Teaches classes and provides individualinstruction in areas of expertise - especially community nutrition, management,food systems and wellnessoUtilizes behavioral based objectives and outcomemeasuresoUses effective instructional design methods andeducation aids to facilitate different learning stylesoDetermines goals for target audienceoIdentifies obstacles/barriers to intern learningoEvaluates program outcomes Assists Program Director with regulatoryrequirements to maintain programmatic and institutional accreditationoParticipates when requested in preparation ofreportsoActively participates in accreditation sitevisits for program Pursues professional development to maintaincompetencyoMaintains credentialsoDemonstrates expertise necessary to function asa role model to interns and staffoParticipates in processes supportive of theorganization and departmental goalsoIntegrates evidence-based research intopractice, as appropriate Maintain collaborative relationships withpreceptors in core rotations and health promotion entry level practicerotations Coordinates social media outlets for use inmarketing; maintains analytics on participation Coordinates health-wellness coaching networktraining for interns Maintains open lines of communication withProgram Director Additional pertinent skills:oAbility to foster collaborative relationshipswith interns, staff and alumnioExcellent written and oral communication skillsoExcellent organizational and critical thinkingskillsoDetail orientedoKnowledge of REDCap, Canva, Piktochart andPublisheroStrong Microsoft office suite skillsoTime managementoSelf motivatedoAbility to work well independently and withinestablished time constraints to meet all deadlines*Technical Capabilities:* PROGRAM MANAGEMENT: Planning, organizing andmanaging resources to bring about the successful completion of specific programgoals and objectives PEER LEADERSHIP:Ability to show leadership and influence people of equal rank in aneffort to accomplish team goals FINANCIAL PROCESSES: Ability to monitor costs, expenses andrevenue as well as the ability to mange those costs and expenses in relation tobudgeted amounts QUALITY MANAGEMENT: Developing a systematic process of checkingto see whether a process or service is meeting specific requirements NETWORKING:Build relationships through industry contracts, professionalorganizations and individuals PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Identifies, analyzes and improves uponexisting business processes for optimization and to meet standards of quality MENTORING AND COACHING: The essence of training and mentoring on thejob is transfer of knowledge. Whereastraining can be considered more formal and scheduled, mentoring is often in theform of guidance and hands-on experiences.The reporting relationship is unimportant since the purpose is to passon information and experiences. Thesediscussions normally center around a person's goal of learning job procedures,content, standards, analysis and problem solving.*CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:* Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives withunderstanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other relatedteams Problem Solving/Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyzeand resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professionalarea and basic knowledge across related areas Team Interaction: Acts as a go to resource for colleagues withless experience; may lead small project teams*CORE CAPABILITIES:* SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES:oDevelops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developingself/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areasoBuilds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleaguesand stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand andstrengthen relationshipsoCommunicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifiesone's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES:oServes Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needsof relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address themoSolves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles;identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concretesolutionsoOffers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in aconstructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness. ENSURING HIGH QUALITY:oPerforms Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informaldialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptlyoEnsures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences bylooking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifiesways to resolve themoFulfills Safety and RegulatoryRequirements: Understands all aspects ofproviding a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to preventsafety hazards from occurring. MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY:oDemonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusingon and driving critical issues to closure.oStewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of departmental work toeffectively manages resources for a department/areaoMakes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding ofinformation or data to identify and elevate opportunities FOSTERING INNOVATION:oGenerates New Ideas: Proactively identifies newideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processesbeyond conventional approachesoApplies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning newtechnologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challengesoAdapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems asopportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizingnegative elements*Position Shift:*Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00;flexibility to work additional hours is a must.*Department/Unit Summary*The Dietetic Internship atVanderbilt University Medical Center is a post-baccalaureate supervisedpractice program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education inNutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics(AND). Interns receive more than 1200hours of supervised practice in clinical nutrition, food systems management andcommunity nutrition with a concentration in disease management healthpromotion. Sixteen interns are selectedfor the 10 month, 44 week program, which typically runs from August to June ofeach year.For Additional Information,visit: https://www.vumc.org/DieteticInternship/Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery*Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:*Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.*VUMC Recent Accomplishments:*Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments.+ US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training+ Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.+ Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"+ The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score+ National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US+ Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee+ Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer+ American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US*REQUIREMENTS*.*:*+ Bachelor's Degree (Master's strongly preferred)+ Three (3) years' prior work experience required as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in a community, management, or food system postion.+ Licensed to practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in the state of Tennessee+ Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and Nutrition & Dietetic Educators and Preceptor (NDEP)+ Current with continuing education requirements from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)*Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:*+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.*Movement*+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.+ Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.*Sensory*+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.*Environmental Conditions*+ Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.*Job* _Professional and Managerial_*Organization:* _Allied Health 201360_*Title:* _Educational Coordinator, Dietetic Internship_*Location:* _TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)_*Requisition ID:* _2002432_Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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