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Regional Coordinator – LSU AgCenter

1/21/2021

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Alexandira, LA

How to apply: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU

Position Requirements

Details:
The Central Region Associate/Extension Agent and Regional Coordinator (FCS/nutrition) is charged with providing leadership for the Family and Consumer Sciences/nutrition program in the assigned Central Region geographical area (10 parishes). The position reports administratively to the regional director. The regional director will conduct an annual evaluation of the coordinator considering input from the head of the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences. The coordinator is responsible for administratively supporting FCS agents (40% effort) in selecting and implementing program priorities; providing training for FCS, SNAPEd, and EFNEP agents and nutrition educators; and successfully implementing and evaluating effective and innovative programs that lead to measurable change in behavior. The coordinator will collaborate with parish chairs in their joint responsibility for evaluating performance of FCS agents including making promotion and specialization recommendations to regional director. The agent will also plan, implement, evaluate and report nutrition educational programming for general nutrition programs in Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes (40%). The agent will also plan, implement, evaluate and report nutrition educational programming for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients and other low-income families in Rapides Parish (20%) effort).

Minimal Qualifications:
A master’s degree in education, vocational education, family and consumer sciences/ human ecology, nutrition, food science, exercise science or closely related areas. Master’s degree must have an overall grade-point average of at least 3.0. A PhD or nutrition specialization is preferred. Prior FCS and/or nutrition educational program experience is desired. The applicant must have a minimum of five years of experience working in education, vocational education, family and consumer sciences/ human ecology, nutrition, food science, exercise science or closely related field. Extension experience is desirable. The applicant must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Experience in teaching and applying principles of leadership development to both youth and adults is also desired. Knowledge of public relations and the ability to cope with change are highly desirable characteristics. Ability to work with and through others is essential as is the ability to function with minimum supervision.

Renal Dietitian – Fresenius Kidney Care

12/1/2020

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Monroe, LA

How to apply: https://jobs.fmcna.com/job/monroe/dietitian/488/2606947456 

Position Requirements

Details: Supports FMCNA’s mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy requirements.

Provides nutritional services for the facility’s in-center and home patients as applicable in order to maximize the patient’s nutritional status and improve clinical outcomes. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, supporting the FMCNA commitment to the Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAI) activities. Actively participates in process improvement activities that enhance the likelihood that patients will achieve their individualized patient-specific goals as determined by the patient’s physician.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian.
  • Previous renal experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership competencies and skills for the position, including ability to teach, strong organizational skills, excellent communication, customer service, relationship development, results orientation, team building and decision making.
  • Able to perform responsibilities with minimum supervision.
  • Basic computer skills required.

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