Bering Straits Native Corporation Performance Dietitian in Luke AFB, Arizona
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Bering Global Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Performance Dietitian for the 56th Fighter Pilot Performance Program at Luke AFB, AZ. This position will support the initial standup of a human performance team in a military setting. This work will take place in a first-of-its-kind human performance (HP) facility that incorporates job-specific conditioning, cutting-edge HP technology, and easy-access to prehab & rehab physical therapy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.
The Performance Dietitian is responsible for providing nutritional guidance, assisting in the production of nutritional policy and guidelines, assessing nutritional needs, teaching meal preparation, and for developing nutrition improvement plans for student pilots, instructor pilots, and other warfighters at Luke AFB, AZ. This position will work in coordination with the Human Performance Team to ensure that there is a seamless integration of all warfighter care through the organization. The Performance Dietitian will report directly to the Human Performance Team Project Manager. The selected applicant will have daily contact and interaction with AF trainees and senior leaders, as well as other staff members, contractors and vendors. As such, the selected party must adhere to the highest standards of conduct throughout the course of their daily activities and apply appropriate relationships with trainees, customers, and teammates.
Executes nutrition policy and program requirements in accordance with instruction and guidance established by company guidelines.
Uses a wide range of principles, practices and procedures of the science of dietetics and behavior change theories required to plan, implement and evaluate Health Promotion (HP) nutrition programs.
In partnership with HP staff, assesses nutrition behaviors, environment and needs or the beneficiary population using available and applicable tools; determine/prioritize appropriate installation nutrition priorities in accordance with company healthy weight and nutrition goals.
Regularly researches, develops/acquires, and maintains materials to implement comprehensive evidence-based nutrition programs and services to meet population health priorities and beneficiary needs.
Implements evidence-based approaches in a variety of food service venues to create a healthy nutrition environment.
Employs adult learning behavior change theories and teaching techniques to conduct a variety of individual and group nutrition interventions.
Maintains data quality management (e.g. coding, MEPRS) and reporting requirements in program execution in accordance with the company?s instruction and professional standards of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Serves as the nutrition expert, consultant, and advocate to support a comprehensive Fitness Program for the installation.
Provides expertise to implement and evaluate nutrition programs for all populations.
Provides expertise to develop, deliver and evaluate nutrition-related programs for professional staff and colleagues on HP related topics.
Communicates and coordinates nutrition programs among local leadership and target customers/beneficiaries.
Employs appropriate social marketing tools to meet program goals and objectives.
Participates in teleconferences, updates, working groups, review panels, symposiums, and related nutrition education programs and management of operations.
Delivers briefings, educational sessions, seminars, and worksite wellness programs as needed.
Maintains positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
Will be required to travel, at Government expense, to attend directed training and/or conferences
QUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required (Minimum) Qualifications
Completion of a baccalaureate degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
7+ years of full-time experience in a similar role
Board eligible Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the ADA.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
Ability to work independently or in a team and meet deadlines
Knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Able to employ relevant technologies to support the training program and improve students’ performance
Able to evaluate and provide written professional assessments on emerging technologies
Ability to effectively communicate with Performance Team in ensuring coordination of care for all warfighters.
Master's degree in nutrition education, sports nutrition, public health, health promotion or community nutrition
Experience working with tactical population
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.
Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.
- No supervisory responsibilities.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS
As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.
Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.
Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.
Requisition ID: 2984