Dietitian Clinical Job Description Sample
DEPAUL MEDICAL CENTER
The Clinical Dietitian is a Registered Dietitian who works with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care that is integrated with the patient-focused medical goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include application of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) including completion of the nutrition assessment, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition interventions, and monitoring and evaluating the patient's progress.
1.Bachelor's degree in dietetics or nutrition granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
2.Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program or internship approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association. Hospital experience preferred.
3.Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association
4.Knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process and ability to apply all steps of the process.
5.Comprehensive knowledge and application of nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy.
6.Critical thinking to integrate facts, informed opinions, active listening, and observations.
7.Decision making, problem solving, and collaboration.
8.Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form to patients, public, hospital and medical staff, and physicians
9.Ability to function independently on assigned patient care units.
10. Ability to counsel and educate others.
11. General knowledge of nutrient analysis, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
Job Summary: Provides professional methods to improve the nutritional health of a patient and keep the body healthy; under varying areas of specialty or within a specialty area. Works in collaboration with any other healthcare staff to provide needed evaluations, assessments, education, development of nutritional plan(s), implementation and subsequent re-evaluation regarding nutritional therapy and requirements.
Education: Baccalaureate Degree along with completion of a dietetic education program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a current Dietitian License with the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. In some instances new graduates may be registration-eligible and provisionally licensed.
Work Experience: 6 months to 1 year related experience. (New graduates can utilize internships to count as experience.)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Advanced nutrition assessment skills, basic counseling skills.
Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to integrate the analysis of data to discover facts or develop knowledge, concepts or interpretations. Ability to organize and prioritize work in a timely and efficient manner.
Ability to be detail oriented as required in the examination of clinical and numerical data. Basic computer skills.
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability
Clinical Dietitian / Clinical Dietitian Specialist I Or II
Clinical Dietitian / Clinical Dietitian Specialist I or II
Requisition #: 166845
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: April 11, 2018
The Clinical Dietitian/ clinical dietitian specialist I or II practices as an expert in the application of the nutrition process and theory within a specialty area. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Dietitian Specialist is to advance patient care directly in the role of expert clinical practitioner and indirectly in the roles of educator, consultant, and researcher.
Work Location: Washington, DC
- Part time (as needed)
As early as 6:30am
- As late as 6pm Some weekend work required
1.Requires a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university.
2.Must be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed as a Dietitian-Nutritionist in the District of Columbia.
3.Work requires knowledge of food science, biochemistry, physiology, management science, behavioral science and social science as applied to human nutrition, and basic knowledge of clinical research tools.
4.Will Consider multiple level of Experience
Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.
Clinical Dietitian (Prn)
Directs, supervises and carries out activities essential to the nutritional care of patients. Maintains accepted standards of dietetics and nutrition as recommended by the American Dietetic Association, The University Health System and department policies.
Provides patient instructions, completes nutritional assessments, and makes appropriate recommendations based on clinical status or MD referral. Maintains good guest, patient and professional working relations.
A Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field is required, plus completion of either an American Dietetic Association (ADA)-approved dietetic internship or a program in hospital dietetics approved by the ADA. Must be a Registered Dietitian.
Three years of related experience as a clinical dietitian is preferred. Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) preferred.
Must possess a current license from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians.
Clinical Dietitian FT Days
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Shared position split between Ocala Regional and West Marion
POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinates all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings.
Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in planning and organizing the nutritional care of patients.
Assesses patient nutritional needs, diet restrictions, etc. to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Develops measurable short and long-term nutritional goals and evaluates to desired outcomes.
Ensures the accurate calculation of nutritional needs based upon individual therapeutic need.
Ensures documentation in medical record is timely, accurate and in accordance with PCD guidelines.
Monitors and inspects meal service for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.
Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.
Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.
One year in an acute care environment preferred; OR Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.
Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the Florida Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire.
Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.
Experience with Critical Care and Trauma
Clinical Dietitian II
The Clinical Dietitian II works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient's medical program goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocols/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
Maintains accepted standards of dietetics and nutrition as recommended by the American Dietetic Association, University Health System and department policies. Maintains good guest, patient and professional working relations.
A Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field is required. Five years of related experience as a clinical dietitian is required. Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) preferred.
Must be a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Must possess a current license from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians.
Clinical Dietitian Days
About Del Sol Medical Center
Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As a full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tristate community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic, a Level II Trauma Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
Provides direct medical nutrition therapy for hospitalized patients.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Medical/surgical conditions and diseases cardiovascular, neuro, GI, renal, immunocompromised including but not limited to: CHF, CAD, CVA/TIA, metabolic disorders, oncology, COPD, malnourished, etc
1.Assess nutrition status of patients with moderate to complex medical condition.
2.Mange nutrition plan of care with moderate to complex medical condition.
3.Provides nutritional counseling.
4.Integrates data to provide medical nutrition therapy for patients with moderate to complex medical conditions.
5.Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
§ Four-year degree in food and nutrition and successful completion of experience through ADA program as evidenced by diploma or certificate of completion.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)
§ Registered Dietitian by American Dietetic Association required or registry eligible,
§ Licensed by the State of Texas preferred.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
§ Minimum of 1-year clinical experience in hospital setting.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
§ Ability to deal with employees, physicians, patients, and visitors, to understand and follow oral and written English instructions, to maintain effective working relationship with fellow employees, to read, understand and communicate in English related to nutritional standards.
§ Experience in heavy demand, fast paced environment.
§ Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Clinical Dietitian Per Diem
JFK Medical Center North Campus
West Palm Beach, FL
One family. Same exceptional care with access to a larger network of services. West Palm Hospital is now JFK Medical Center North Campus, an extension of your trusted JFK Medical Center family. By expanding our footprint, we are proud to offer you the best in comprehensive services and care.
Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, JFK North Campus is a 245-bed acute care facility with over 40 years' experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes JFK North Campus as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve.
The hospital employs over 600 full and part-time employees and over 900 members on its medical staff. With our top-notch specialists, state-of-the-art equipment, highly skilled and compassionate caring staff, we are committed to delivering pleasant patient experiences and positive medical outcomes.
JFK North Campus is accredited by the Joint Commission and holds designation as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center. JFK North Campus is proud to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). These distinctions are a direct result of our physicians and employees' commitment to clinical excellence.
JFK Medical Center North Campus is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
The Clinical Dietician works under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager to ensure that patient's nutritional needs are met. Visits, screens and prioritizes patient care based on acuity level, affecting the nutritional care of patients. Assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutritional care, and evaluates and reports these results appropriately. Coordinates these activities with the department's management team, cooperating with other areas of the department. Serves as a role model for the department.
Appropriately documents medical nutrition treatment plan in the patient's medical record indicating all pertinent data and information.
Completes and documents patient education i.e. food drug interaction, nutrition counseling as appropriate in a timely manner.
Completes Nutrition assessments and reassessments on patients in a timely manner as dictated by internal and external regulatory standards.
Demonstrate appropriate use of PPE with a thorough understanding of procedures to minimize exposure in keeping with the safety culture within the hospital.
Conducts Nutrition Screening / Prioritization of care for all patients that need to be seen on a daily basis.
Attends multidisciplinary care plan rounds on assigned floors as indicated by hospital and department policy and procedures.
Takes on an active role in the reviewing / developing and or approving of the diet manual, patient menus, nutrition education materials related to patient care.
Plans, implements, correlates and supervises all activities related to the total therapeutic diet program and the teaching related to therapeutic diets.
Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association Required
Licensure with the State of Florida, Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Medicine Required.
- Degree in Human Nutrition or related area required
- One year of experience in healthcare nutrition management required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Adaptability – Effectively adapts to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Energy – Maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary;
Empathy – Deals effectively with others who may be experiencing stress and loss to reduce tension
Stress Tolerance – Maintains stable performance under pressure
Communication – Communicate clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders, customers, and management
Customer Engagement – Able to effectively engage with patients and family member as appropriate to meet there need and expectation for cleanliness during their stay
SPECIAL DEMANDS: Must be able to work in environments containing human blood and body fluids. Must be able to speak, write, and read in English.
Clinical Dietitian - Nutritional Services (Kmh)
- Clinical Dietitian – Nutritional Services (Kenmore Mercy Hospital):
Collaborates with members of the health care team to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) through the Nutrition Care Process including nutrition education and counseling to patients. Identifies patients at nutrition risk and assesses nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs. Develops a Nutrition Diagnosis and implements nutrition care treatment plans for all assigned patients. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of MNT intervention.
REPORTS TO: Manager
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Acts as a preceptor for dietetic interns.
SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):
· BS Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics plus internship or other education to meet requirements for registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) · Registration with the CDR
Registered Dietitian or registration eligible. Registration must be obtained within 6 months of employment
Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN) with New York State to obtained within 1st year of employment
Active membership with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred
1 year experience preferred Knowledge, Skills Ability:
Must possess or have ability to learn basic computer skills.
Occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions
Travel between Catholic Health System facilities may be required
Occasional evenings may be required for nutrition counseling appointments or classes
ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (LIGHT)
Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Dictionary Of Occupational Titles
Constant (C) 67-100% Workday
Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday
Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday
Not Present (N)
- Job Demand
Walk – Frequent
Climb Stairs – Occasional
Stoop – Frequent
Kneel – Occasional
Crouch – Occasional
Reach (immediate) – Frequent
Reach (overhead) – Occasional
Handling – Frequent
Sitting – Frequent
Standing – Frequent
HR Use Only: NYS DOL HR Use Only: WW HR Use Only: HH
Clinical Dietitian II- NFS Clinical Nutrition Support
POSITION: CLINICAL DIETITIAN II
LOCATION: UNC HOSPITAL NUTRITION CLINIC AT AYCOCK FAMILY MEDICINE
HOURS: 8:00am-4:30pm, varies with department needs.
To provide medical nutrition therapy in a patient-centered medical home. The Clinical Dietitian II (CDII) is the nutrition expert supporting this nationally recognized Family Practice setting with many opportunities to work collaboratively with referring providers and other clinicians.
The Hospital Nutrition Clinic patient population includes all ages. The CDII will see patients referred for conditions including diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, cardiovascular conditions, gastrointestinal issues, pregnancy nutrition concerns, and renal disease. The CDII will conduct nutrition assessments and develop care plans with patients to help them reach their nutrition goals.
Candidates should be comfortable with utilizing behavior change models to enhance patient education and counseling. In addition, the CDII will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team for program development and community outreach for the Family Practice Clinic.
The CDII uses the Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework (SODPF) to determine scope of practice, establishes Standards of Practice and Professional Performance (SOP/SOPP) in nutrition care and practice-specific dietetics, and, as available, and utilizes evidence based practice protocols/nutrition practice guidelines to help determine nutrition intervention.
The CDII supports, models and trains clinical dietitians in the core behaviors and responsibilities of the department and organization; e.g., customer service, communication, patient and employee safety, ethics and professionalism, initiative and adaptation, stewardship, and teamwork. The Clinical Dietitian II exhibits strong leadership characteristics and demonstrates ownership of Medical Nutrition Therapy in their clinic area(s).
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
1.For all nutritionally at risk patients (as identified per criteria) assesses nutrition needs, assesses for malnutrition utilizing nutrition focused physical exam, identifies nutrient requirements according to age, disease, and individual needs.
2.Develops, implements and monitors nutrition care plans and participates in multidisciplinary planning process. Provides education and materials.
3.Documents all aspects of nutrition care in the electronic medical record.
4.Actively participates in medical rounds, patient care conferences, and continuing education/staff meetings. Participates in clinical research, on the job training, or CQI projects as pertains to clinical specialty.
5.Participates in the training of clinical nutrition interns by acting as preceptors and lecturers throughout the year as assigned.
6.May provides relief coverage for other nutrition areas and NFS staff as needed, including adverse weather coverage.
7.Acts as a resource person for the specialty team assigned and serves as a liaison between other medical specialties and ancillary services.
8.Serves as a nutrition expert in educating health professionals in the hospital setting, clinic setting, education setting, as well as the community.
9.Demonstrates leadership in clinical nutrition care though advanced practice, teaching, research, and community outreach.
Bachelor's degree at a US regionally accredited university or college and course work accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Completion of a Coordinated Program in Dietetics or Dietetic Internship accredited by ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) of no less than 900 hours (1200 hours for graduates of programs beginning 2012)
Registered Dietitian (RD) by The Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Licensed as a Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition. (Certain positions may allow licensure to be obtained within one (1) month from date of hire).
Certification in area of specialty (e.g., CDE, CNSC, CNSD, CSR, CSP, CSSD, CSGN, CLE, BCLE, etc.) or advanced degree or approved to practice in specialized roles where certification does not exist. (Certain positions may allow specialty certification to be obtained within six (6) months from date of hire or next offered exam date for those who have obtained educational preparation for certification.)
Some positions may require appropriate credentialing for billing purposes (e.g., NPI, Medicare/Medicaid Provider, BCBSNC Provider) to be obtained within one (1) month from date of hire.
Specialist - Three (3) years as an RD with two (2) of those years' experience in area of specialty or three (3) years nutrition experience in a tertiary care, teaching hospital. Additional experience may be required for specific positions.
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