Community Dietitian Job Description Sample
Position: Community Dietitian
Reports to: Nutritional Program Manager
Location: Milwaukee County and Dane County areas
Start Date: Immediately
Position Type: Full-time
My Choice Family Care (MCFC) is growing and succeeding! We're pleased to announce a new opportunity for a highly organized and inspired career leader. Our mission is to help frail elders and adults with physical, developmental, and intellectual disabilities live full and independent lives. We are a leading Managed Care Organization (MCO) currently serving nine counties in Southeastern Wisconsin. MCFC is a robust and thriving operation celebrating 17 years of successfully serving more than 27,900 Family Care Members!
Adaptability: Adapts to the situation
Client Focus: Responds to immediate client needs
Ensuring Accountability & Ownership: Promotes accountability within teams
Fostering Communication: Fosters two-way communication
Problem Solving: Solves basic problems
Teamwork: Proactively assists and involves others
This position is responsible for collaborating with Interdisciplinary Teams (IDT) on care planning and nutrition related service allocation decisions, providing education and community resources to My Choice Family Care (MCFC) member and caregivers regarding dietary/nutritional needs, and identifying effective and affordable dietary options for MCFC members.This position will be responsible for serving members in Milwaukee and Dane County. For at least the first 90 days, the candidate can expect to report to the Milwaukee Office, and occassionally to the Dane County Office. Candidate will receive mileage reimbursement as this position does require daily travel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Utilizing the Nutrition Care Process, provide medical nutrition therapy to MCFC members for nutrition related problems (including but not limited to chronic disease management, prevention, and well-being). This will primarily be accomplished via home visits. Key points include:
Coordinate care and communicate with all parties regarding orders and education; this includes collaboration with IDTs regarding care planning and nutrition related service allocation decisions.
Obtain orders for oral supplements, tube feeding and other dietary concerns as needed.
Create educational materials, recommendation sheets and schedules as applicable.
Educate regarding and encourage participation in community resources such as Stockboxes, Senior Dining Centers, etc.
Approve/deny authorizations for oral nutritional supplements, enteral formula, thickening agents, and other related supplies as necessary.
Audit care plans for appropriate use of nutritional resources (e.g. supplements).
Serve as a general resource regarding food/diet/nutrition for all MCFC staff and provide instruction to IDTs regarding dietary regimens, supplements and nutritional requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in food, nutrition, dietetics, or related field from an accredited college or university.
One (1) year of experience in the nutrition field working with adults with disabilities and older adults is preferred.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)/Registered Dietitian (RD) credential from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
State of Wisconsin certification is required within 6 months upon hire and must be maintained during incumbency.
Valid Wisconsin Driver's License & Auto Insurance (at time of application and througout employment
Willingness to travel daily between Milwaukee and Dane County
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:
General knowledge of My Choice Family Care program
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with all program participants which includes MCO staff, community agencies, providers and program representatives
Understands and effectively assesses the nutritional needs of persons with disabilities and older adults; high level of analytical ability to interpret, evaluate, and function independently
Intermediate knowledge and skill using MS Office Suite products including ability to navigate and use MIDAS software
Maintain and upgrade own level of nutritional care expertise using the Professional Development Portfolio process
Must be able to multitask, prioritize work, meet deadlines and organize work.
Respects confidentiality and adheres to security policies.
Competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability and voluntary long-term disability. Generous Paid Time Off, holidays & 401(k) match.
Clinical Nutrition Services
7 AM - 8 PM
Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., Lexington Medical Center is a 428- bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction and the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation contributes to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.
Lexington Medical Center anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers throughout Lexington County. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular and oncology care units affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas and an Alzheimer's care center. We are also a Bariatric Center of Excellence and Certified Primary Stroke Center.
The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition care of all clients in all assigned settings. Responsible for overseeing oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition support for assigned population.
Screens, assesses, educates, monitors, and evaluates assigned population according to established practice guidelines and Nutrition Services policies. Collaborates and coordinates patient care with members of the health care team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate for the patient population served. Design and implement nutrition strategies that promote life-long health and minimize health and disease related risk factors.
Must be registered (through examination administered) by the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.
Must have current license to practice dietetics from the state of South Carolina
(Please note: Registry eligible candidates may be considered with the following provisions: Must provide documentation from Commission of Dietetic Registration of eligibility status, and must complete registration exam and obtain a license to practice dietetics in South Carolina within 6 months of start date as a condition of continued employment)
1+ year of experience as a registered dietitian in an acute care medical facility
Ability to evaluate patient for and formulate parenteral nutrition regimens (Inpatient)
Knowledgeable regarding the Nutrition Care Process and Model
LMC is committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for its employees and their families. LMC offers day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits, as well as health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs). Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS), and supplemental 401(k) and 457(b) retirement plans.
LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment. In addition to these great offerings, LMC offers 529 College Savings, educational assistance, employee assistance programs and more.
Our mission is the same as it was when we opened our doors in 1971: to provide quality health services that meet the needs of our community. We believe that commitment to the health of our community really makes a difference -- and we show it every day.
Registered Renal Dietitian
FutureCare Dialysis is seeking a part time Registered Renal Dietitian for their newest location Capital Region in Landover..
As a member of the Clinical Care plan team and the Nutrition Services Department, the Clinical Dietitian will primarily interact with Nursing, other clinical services, and the Management team.Performs and coordinates the overall nutritional aspects of patient care in accordance with Advanced Dialysis Center Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines, OSHA, HCFA, AAMI, federal, state and local regulations.
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.
Performs initial and ongoing nutritional assessment of assigned dialysis patients in the clinic.Provides education and resources to the patients and family members to support and maximize the nutritional status of the patient.Monitors nutritional parameters and maintains documentation utilizing the RIMS dietary charting module per Advanced Dialysis Center policy, procedures, guidelines, federal, state, and local regulations.Participates with other members of the multidisciplinary team in the development of patient care plans and participates in developing goals for patient dietary care management.Performs nutrition related QA/CQI and encourages multi-disciplinary approach in the improvement of quality care.Develops educational resources for patients as needed and maintains current information on nutritional product lines.Participates in appropriate research activities as directed by the physician and approved by Advanced Dialysis Center.Promotes a constructive approach to problem solving within the facility and takes an active role in QA/CQI process.Coordinates nutritional in-service education for health professionals. May provide in-service education for community organizations if requested with the approval of the Director of Nursing.Promotes team concept throughout all clinic activities; assists other staff in the performance of their duties in accordance with policies and as allowed by state regulations.Will work safely.Qualifications B.S.
Degree in Dietetics or Food and Nutrition from an accredited university. Current Licensure in Maryland as a Dietitian/Nutritionist. A minimumof one to two years experience in clinical/ renal dietetics in a health care facility.
Effective communication skills. Current knowledge of nutrition therapy.
Registered Dietitian Prn, Nutrition And Wellness .0F (7467-2408)
Job Description: UP Health System - Marquette
Plans, coordinates, and implements nutritional therapy services for assigned populations.
Assesses patient's nutritional status and needs. Develops and implements patient care plans and assesses patient responses.
Collaborates with physicians, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare team members/departments to determine, coordinate, and provide medical nutrition therapy.
Collaborates with departmental management to provide nutritionally appropriate menus, food options, and services for patients and visitors.
Develops and provides education, training, consulting, and counseling services throughout the organization and for the community on topics including eating disorders, weight loss, and dietary modifications for healthy lifestyles.
Bachelor's degree required
Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required
Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration required (within 1 year of hire)
Minimum Work Experience
- 1 year as Registered Dietitian preferred
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
Registered Dietitian - Harrisburg
Experienced Registered Dietitian Needed for Growth Opportunity!
Full Time - Harrisburg, Pa
Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need. Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program. Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.
This position oversees all nutrition and nutrition-related education throughout the center, including:
Developing comprehensive nutritional plans for each member, in line with his/her care plan
Implementing nutrition-based care plans and supplements, then evaluating members for improvement/change
Visiting in-home members to conduct initial intakes and dietary planning, then conducting ongoing visits/evaluation to check on progress and compliance
Communicating nutritional plans to physicians, nurses, family members and caregivers
Ensuring best practices are established and maintained in the LIFE Center kitchen and food prep areas, including food spoilage and sanitation
Managing and working within the LIFE Center nutritional budget
Working as part of a larger member interdisciplinary team, and serving as the voice of members' nutrition/dietary needs
Candidates must be ADA-registered dietitians with a bachelor's degree and coursework in food, nutrition and dietetics.
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Performs nutrition assessments and nutrition education for our large ob/gyn population. May at times see men or children from the community but focus entails all aspects of Women's Health, including but not limited to weight management, preconception nutrition, OB nutrition, lactation education, lipid management, diabetes management. . Consults, educates patients in primarily one on one setting.
Potential exists for group or class education. Communication is typically face-to-face or electronic with some phone communication. Primarily working with an OB population for pre conception medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and nutritional management of health conditions during pregnancy.
Strong focus on interdisciplinary approach with provider support of nutrition goals. Provides coaching to include, but not limited to, behavior change to improve health status, reduce health risk and improve quality of life of patients. Optimize nutritional status of patients through medical nutrition therapy to patients at nutrition risk to include nutrition assessment, individualized care plans, implementation of nutrition therapy, education and counseling for disease.
Scheduling and follow-up with patients as needed with appropriate documentation in EPIC on all patients. Works/communicates with interdisciplinary team in the management of health and nutrition factors. Additional job duties include participation in monthly clinical team meeting and presenting CE topics on a rotating basis with all providers.
Heavy focus on pregestational type 2 and gestational diabetes; CDE or CDE eligible is preferred but not required. Will work one day per week in our satellite office in Kernersville and 4 days in Winston-Salem office. Other duties as assigned.
Education:Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. Bachelor's in dietetics, nutrition, foods and nutrition required.
Experience: Minimum of one year of experience as a Registered Clinical Dietitian required.
Licensure/certification/registration: Registered Dietician status by the commission on Dietetic Registration. Licensed Dietitian in appropriate state required.
Additional skills required:Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Knowledge, ability and skills to support patient education and patient engagement in self-care management to accommodate cultural diversity, age specific or behavior needs among the patients being served.
Additional skills preferred: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relay information to diverse audiences for one-on-one consultations, small and large group presentations; dynamic presence for media interviews, health fairs and other invited presentations/appearances.
Registered Dietitian Supervisor
Banner University Medical Center Tucson Campus Nutrition Department has a great position for an experience Registered Dietitian who is looking for a supervisory role.
In this role you will have the wonderful opportunity to work with our dietetic technicians and work as a registered dietitian up in our inpatient units. It will be the best of both worlds.
Our team of dietetic technicians are caring and compassionate and we are looking for someone who shares the same values. In addition, we are looking for someone who is up to the challenges that a Level One Trauma and Academic Medicine can bring in the world of clinical nutritional services.
We are looking for certification & expertise in one of the following:
CNSD-Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (to year 2012) or
CNSC-Certified Nutrition Support Clinician or
CDE-Certified Diabetes Educator or
Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) or
Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR) or
Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) or
Board Certified Specialist in Gerontology Nutrition (CSG) or
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) or
CNIS Certified Nutrition Injury Specialist attained through the successful
completion of The Nutrition Injury-Specific Diagnostic Nutrition Residency--An Advanced Practice Approach to Diagnosing Nutritional Disorders or
Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) administered by the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (CBNS)
What makes Tucson special?
Tucson is truly a city with personality, heart and soul - all accompanied with a blended mixture of sounds and rhythms. While its roots go back to the beginning of recorded history, Tucson has a young, dynamic population and is just large enough to offer the perks of a big city and small enough to be friendly and welcoming!
Now one of the top twenty research universities in the nation, the University of Arizona was established in Tucson in 1885. In areas as diverse as astronomy, medicine, optics, entrepreneurship, and dance, UA faculty and programs are among the nation's best. Tucsonans proudly support the UA's Wildcat teams that compete in NCAA Division I and PAC – 12 Conference athletics and have won many championships.
Tucson inspires a sense of freedom among all who visit or live here. Our natural landscape draws visitors outdoors where there is plenty of room to roam.
A bit off the beaten path, Tucson's unique attractions and accommodations beckon you to discover and explore and our arts and culture scene make Tucson a place that's authentic and comfortable. Savor the passion for food that inspires Tucson's cuisine, or come as you are and experience our vibrant nightlife. Let Tucson inspire the free spirit in you.
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- University Medical Center Tucson
University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner
University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S.
News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.
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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position provides leadership in specialty area of clinical nutrition, establishes practice standards and serves as a mentor to educate colleagues in the specialty nutrition area. This position manages a complex caseload of patients by providing comprehensive nutritional assessments, developing appropriate nutrition care plans, and monitoring outcomes of plans.
Provides patient and family nutrition counseling and education. Develops Nutrition Standards of Practice and Education material in collaboration with peers. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Health Care team providing input and establishing patient care policies, programs, quality improvement activities and provides in-service education in areas of expertise. Additionally, this position assists in the management and coordination of all activities of clinical nutrition programs including inpatient, outpatient, and other areas/centers within the facility.
Provides comprehensive nutrition assessment of patients' nutritional needs. Obtains timely and appropriate data and analyzes/interprets data based on evidence-based standards and nutrition practice guidelines.
Evaluates effectiveness of the care plan and communicates effectively to the other members of the healthcare team to provide optimal nutrition outcomes. Provides pertinent information in the medical records, patient plans of care and/or clinical pathways while meeting requirements of regulatory agencies (i.e. Joint Commission, CMS, State and Local Agencies).
Provides nutrition education to patients, families, staff and other health care team professionals through the development of effective teaching materials and in-service programs; Evaluates patient and or family response to education.
Provides leadership in area of practice, establishing proper patient care procedures and acts as liaison with nursing areas. Establishes and monitors policies and procedures in area of expertise and communicates areas of concern that impact patient care in this area. Assists with program marketing through the development of effective work relationships with internal and external customers to enhance the use of services provided by clinical program.
Demonstrates proficiency in area of practice; Responsible for developing training and educational materials to assist colleagues in developing skills in area of specialty and mentors staff members in area of specialty.
Assists in the coordination of clinical nutrition Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities. Provides additional coordination of projects and programs.
May plan, direct and provide effective leadership of the clinical nutrition programs and staff providing for nutrition screening, assessment, monitoring and education according to established departmental and System policies/protocols. May provide guidance and direction to other nutrition services staff in all areas related to clinical nutrition care.
Completes managerial tasks as assigned by Clinical Nutrition Senior Manager.
Must possess the knowledge demonstrated through the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics. Must be registered through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and maintain ongoing registration and provide verification of registration annually. Maintains current licensure as required by State law.
Must possess a level of expertise typically achieved through three to five years clinical experience in a specialty area. Must be able to function independently and be effective at prioritizing assigned patient case load as well as the ability to lead and serve as a resource for issues.
To be classified as RD II-spv requires documentation of certification and expertise in one of the following areas: CNSD-Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (to year 2012); CNSC-Certified Nutrition Support Clinician; CDE-Certified Diabetes Educator; Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP); Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR); Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO); Board Certified Specialist in Gerontology Nutrition (CSG); Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). CNIS Certified Nutrition Injury Specialist--- attained through the successful completion of The Nutrition Injury-Specific Diagnostic Nutrition Residency--An Advanced Practice Approach to Diagnosing Nutritional Disorders. Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) administered by the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (CBNS).
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Reg Dietitian Ambulatory
The Clinical Dietitian position is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Performs professional clinical nutrition patient care functions for patients
Maintains effective communication within the department and with other healthcare team members to provide quality nutritional care
Provides nutrition education for department, facility, and community
Functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to implement nutrition care plans
Assesses and recommends parenteral and enteral feedings
Plans therapeutic diets in accordance with Physician's diagnoses and requirements of regulatory agencies
Two years of clinical experience in a outpatient setting preferred
Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or registry eligible,Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR),Certification in a specialty area, CNSD, Diabetes, Renal, Pediatric, preferred
High level of expertise in the understanding of nutrition principles, theories, and processes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in dealing with patients and other professionals
Basic computer skills
Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
Organizational skills in problem solving, decision making, time management, and supervisor (indirect)
Knowledge of State and Federal laws pertaining to nutrition practice
Knowledge and expertise in application of educational and behavioral principles and theories
Ability to work with peers in team situations
Dietitian, dietician, RD, nutrition
Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them – in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. Exceptional care, simply delivered.
Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.
Registered Dietitian Critical Care UMC
University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow#s cures and treatments.
From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region#s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. # We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you#re a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care.# We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.
POSITION SUMMARY: Provide comprehensive nutritional care and consult with multidisciplinary professionals as part of the medical surgical units including the Burn Unit and the Critical Care teams. Ensures effective lines of communication with internal/external customers to achieve positive customer service and patient outcomes
# Provide Comprehensive Nutritional Care to Inpatients and Outpatients in a Team Orientated Approach: Performs and documents nutritional assessments according to clinical practice guidelines and departmental policies. Develops and implements nutritional care plans for nutritionally at risk patients.Communicates nutritional care plan to the patients/caregivers and healthcare team. Documents plan according to departmental policy. Provides patients/caregivers with nutritional counseling and education addressing barriers to learning including cultural diversity. #Professional Development and Educational Programs:# Documents education according to hospital policy Identifies continuing education opportunities. Develops and conducts nutrition education programs for patients/caregivers and UMC sponsored community events. Participates in nutritionally related interdisciplinary process improvement projects
Participation in programmatic outreach and/or patient education programs as deemed necessary by program leadership. #JOB REQUIREMENTS: # Education:## Bachelors Degree in Dietetics or related field. Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics, preferred. # Possession of a permanent or provisional Louisiana dietitian/nutritionist license. Preferred: Certification through the NBNSC- American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
1 year in an acute care environment including nutrition support is preferred. Preferred Experience: 2-5 years of clinical experience.# Experience in#a Burn Unit or other Critical Care areas in regards to wound care support and assessment.
Skills: Strong interpersonal communication skills to communicate with patients, physicians, and healthcare team members, and other employees. Computer skills necessary.# # UMC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region. Mercy Medical Center Redding is an award-winning 267-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and da Vinci robotic surgery.
It is one of only two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento and houses the only Community Level III neonatal ICU in Shasta County. In addition, the hospital's network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice, Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Program. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and are a sister facility to St.
Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more.
Provides medical nutritional therapy to patients by assessing nutritional status, developing a plan of care to maintain or improve nutritional status, periodically evaluating the patient's response to the plan of care, and modifying it as required for optimal outcomes. Counsels patients and/or families about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition.
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or a related field required
Current California RD license required
- Working experience in an acute care hospital preferred
Minimum one year experience as a Registered Dietitian; Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred. Required: Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian.
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