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Registered Dietitian was asked...26 January 2021

Tell me more about your current job requirements

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Explained my role as an RD at that time.

Dear.sir/madam i have strength give for your company. I have experience.and i give it for you're company. This job matching my experience. Less

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The Body Image Therapy Center

Explain a DEXA scan and if it would be helpful for clients here to have done or not.

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Defined a DEXA scan, ways it could be helpful, ways it could be triggering.

NutraSource RD

Do you have the correct certifications needed for this position?

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NutraSource RD

What are you looking for in a job?

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Supportive team who will be there to help answer any questions / problems I encounter when first starting off . Yet a manager who allows me to have my autonomy and independence at my facilities as well. Less


They asked me about my nutrition philosophy and work experience.

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I shared in-depth my experience and approach to nutrition counseling.

Loblaw Companies

If I knew about their Guiding Stars program

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I answered with what I knew of the program at the time.

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment

A resident is visually and verbally angry towards you after a challenging snack or meal. How would you handle the situation while leading a nutrition class?

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Call out the observed emotion, validate the emotion, ask the individual to regulate themselves, and provide grounding exercise to the group to help refocus them on the material. Less


What are you goals in the next 5 years?

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MS degree, CNSC


Asked fairly general interview questions-strengths, weaknesses, goals, etc.. Also gave examples of MNT scenarios and asked how I would respond. One scenario was "What would you do if an MD prescribed a keto diet to an adult patient with Prader-Willis syndrome?"

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I admitted I didn't know what Prader-Willis syndrome was at the time, but I was sure to emphasize that I knew to check the Nutrition Care Manual for relevant suggestions. I also stated that I knew Keto diets haven't been shown successful for any populations other than children with seizures--so it likely wouldn't be my first suggestion for an adult patient. Less

Yale New Haven Hospital

Why are you applying for the clinical dietitian position?

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I am applying for this clinical dietitian position, because I have the basic training, skills and knowledge set to effectively perform the duties of this position. I would like to have the opportunity to display and offer the services of a dietitian to a population with great nutrition needs Less

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