Dietitian

Employer
US Air Force
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Sep 18, 2019
Closes
Sep 21, 2019
Ref
344362583
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary In order to keep performing at peak capacity, our Airmen need to be in peak mental and physical condition. Responsible for advancing healthy living practices, Dietitians help their patients make positive lifestyle changes. From conducting personal assessments to implementing unique nutrition plans, these food and nutrition experts enable our Airmen and their families to make decisions that keep them healthy, focused and active. Primary Responsibilities * Provide sound nutrition practices and supportive environments for deployed military operations that optimize human performance * Provide a variety of inpatient and outpatient duties, including nutrition assessment, patient education and meal planning * Determine requirements with food-service facilities, personnel, equipment and operations * Serve as an adviser to a commander in matters of nutrition and dietetics Benefits Your effort and commitment are essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world: * 30 days of vacation with pay each year * Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family * Food and housing assistance * A generous retirement package * Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities * Free or low-cost world travel opportunities * Excellent starting salary Qualifications This is an active-duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and completion of a didactic program in dietetics approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) * Knowledge of the principles of human nutrition, regular and therapeutic diets, cultural food habits and food-service management * Minimum of 24 months of experience in dietetic assignments * Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course * Must be between the ages of 18 and 41 About the Air Force The US Air Force is the most advanced air force in the world, offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.

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