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Sports Dietitian

Fort Drum, New York, United States
June 10, 2019


Registered Dietitian job in Watertown, New York.

The position is a civilian position providing services to the active duty military personnel. The RD is a new position that is being added to an embedded team of specialists supporting military training to optimize Readiness. The team consists of Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and other medical providers. The embedded team develops comprehensive education and service programs integrated with training.

This is not a clinical setting. The team will be embedded with the soldiers in an 85% male military setting. Most work will be in a military training environment: fitness center, outdoors, range, field, shooting range, obstacle courses, and combative training areas.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

Monday-Friday day primary work schedule

Full-time hours (40 hour/week)


Competitive Compensation

Paid Holidays

Registered Dietitian Job Overview:

Observe specific training events (e.g., shooting ranges, obstacle courses, combatives training).

Attend BN physical training sessions in order to assess physical demands, determine the nutritional requirements,

Screen, assess, conduct, and interpret body composition for individual Soldiers and BNs.

Assess body composition through circumference measurements

Make individual Soldier and BN group recommendations

Order appropriate biochemical and physiological tests

Provide medical nutrition therapy

Develop and conduct education sessions to individuals and groups

Integrate nutrition education

Conduct nutrition training sessions

Registered Dietitian Job Qualifications:

Registration: Registered Dietitian from the CDR

Licensure: current, active, valid, and unrestricted state license in any U.S. jurisdiction.

Bachelor's Degree with four years of relevant experience


Master's Degree with two years of relevant experience

Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) or completion of a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) accredited by the ACEND or completion of a post- Baccalaureate degree Dietetic Internship Program of supervised practice (for a minimum of 1200 hours) accredited by ACEND.

Relevant Experience is defined as developing and executing task and environment specific nutrition programs for groups of athletes of Service Members focused on a common sport or mission performance goal. Internships or graduate work is not considered as relevant experience.

Relevant experience must be within the last 5 years.

Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). Possible waiver