The Registered Dietitian for the Culinary Health Education for Families program (CHEF) is responsible for providing subject matter expertise in the development of all program curricula and educational materials in support of the program mission to promote culinary health as a path to lifelong health and wellness. S/he serves as the clinical nutrition arm of this program, bringing evidence-based nutritional science to programs and services offered at the hospital as well as in the community. The Registered Dietitian will work very closely with the CHEF Program Director, Medical Director and Curriculum Specialist to provide engaging experiences that bring to life the nutritional concepts the program emphasizes. S/he will be responsible for ensuring that all CHEF curricula and materials are scientifically sound and will confer and coordinate with CHofSA physicians and registered dietitians in order to create and offer compelling classes to targeted audiences. The Registered Dietitian will also serve a critical role in providing outreach and education to community partners, to expand the impact of the CHEF Program and ultimately improve the health of San Antonians.
Bachelorâ€™s degree in nutrition from an accredited college or university is required. Masterâ€™s degree preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Two to three years experience in a community health setting. Proof of licensure as an RD (Registered Dietitian) required.
CHEF at The Childrenâ€™s Hospital is a unique program focused on culinary health education for children, families and medical providers. In this role youâ€™ll be part of dynamic team working to improve the health and well-being of our community through basic nutrition and practical cooking skills. The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of San Antonio has received both a Top Place to Work and Health Places to Work Award and is focused on health and well-being for our Associates as well as the larger community. Come and join our winning team!Â
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.