Dietitian Clinical Job Description Sample
Dietitian Clinical Specialist
Job Description Inova Fairfax hospital is seeking a full time RD - CDE to join our nutrition support services team. Primary duties include pediatric and adult diabetes education as well as MNT / RD acute care patient coverage. Nutrition Clinical Practice and Nutrition Case Management: Provides safe therapeutic nutritional care in comprehensive and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum. Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding for other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nutrition Education: Acts as a resource to physicians, nurses, and other allied professional health care team members to provide patients with optimum nutritional care. Provides nutrition education to patients, family, and hospital staff. Quality/Best Practice: Develops and implements standards, guidelines and best practice for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice to enhance outcomes. Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in lifelong learning. Provides direction and guidance for others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. ## Requirements Experience 5-7 years of experience required. Recent hospital experience and/or previous clinical nutrition practice experience of at least 5 years, which includes working with a multidisciplinary health care team required. Education BA/BS degree and accredited Dietetic Internship required. Certification Registered Dietitian (RD) and Specialty certification in related area of practice (CNSD, CDE, CSO). Licensure Registered Dietitian (RD) Special Skills Verbal and written communication skills and computer skills required. MS office suite required. Experience with research protocol preferred Work Site Address: 3300 GALLOWS ROAD
Schedule:* Monday-Friday with rotating weekends
Work Site City/State:* FALLS CHURCH, VA
Clinical Dietitian - Clinical Nutrition Services PRN (Weekends)
Clinical Dietitian - Clinical Nutrition Services PRN (Weekends)
: Responsible for assessing the nutritional status and providing individualized nutrition care plans and education from the analysis of the electronic medical record and patient interview for each hospitalized patient utilizing specialized knowledge and skills.
: * Responsible for assessing the nutritional status and providing individualized nutrition care plans for each designated hospitalized patient including the provision of discharge planning.
Educates and counsels patients of all ages including infant, child, adolescent, adult, geriatric and significant other/caregiver on modification of diet required for continued recovery as assigned.
Documents findings, actions and summary of assessments, follow up and diet instruction comprehension in the electronic medical records.
Reviews and modifies the patient room service meal selections as needed; updates diet office computer system with the timeframe for patient follow-up visit, snacks and supplement needs.
Participates in department meetings and dietary staff small group meetings to inform and respond to concerns. Meets regularly with the Director, Chief Clinical Dietitian.
Communicates with the Dietitians, Nutrition Assistants, Communications Operators, supervisors, room service staff, nurses and other healthcare team members.
Takes phone inquiries regarding nutrition-related questions/problems from in and outside the hospital.
May conduct formal classroom instructions in medical nutrition therapy.
May attend interdisciplinary patient rounds.
Completes nutrition-focused physical exam on patients per the dietitian’s discretion
Enters diet orders for diet changes, nutrition supplements and/or nutrition support in the electronic health record/diet office computer system.
Upon referral, provides individual outpatient diet instruction for all age levels and provides feedback to physicians as needed.
Has the knowledge and ability to perform the nutrition focused physical exam in association with the nutrition assessment.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
: * A professional level of knowledge in nutrition and dietetics, which acquired by completing a regular, four-year college program with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics.
Completion of the Coordinated Undergraduate Program, Internship Program or other qualifying experience approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is required.
Registration eligible upon completion of an approved internship program or qualifying experience and successfully taking and passing the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) exam. Failure to pass the CDR exam within two (2) attempts will result in the termination of the employee’s employment status.
Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration is required.
Current license with the State of Iowa for Dietetic Practice is required.
Credentialing in an area of specialization, if available, is desired.
Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER
Weekend days Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period
0 Weekends Required
Every Req ID: 2018-R0146045
Dietitian / Registered Clinical Dietitian
Registered Clinical Dietitian
PRN Day Shift Available
Registered Clinical Dietitian is responsible for:
Planning regular and modified diets for all age patients as prescribed by Medical Staff
Routinely visiting and counseling patients with nutritional needs
Participating in hospital, patient, and community education and outpatient programs
Assisting with the maintenance of the department's Quality Assessment & Quality Improvement plan The
Registered Clinical Dietitian must:
Be registered with Commission on Dietetic Registration
Be licensed by the State in which the facility is located, to practice Dietetics
Possess a B.S. degree in Food/Nutrition, General dietetics and/or Dietetics
Be registration eligible through the American Dietetic Association
Three years of experience in a clinical setting is preferred
Rehabilitation experience is a plus
ID:* 2018-10466 Category: Food Services
Facility:* PAM Specialty Hospital of Victoria North, a Post Acute Medical Hospital
Overview Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at.
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.
Completes patient nutritional assessment and establishes plan of care for patient's nutritional requirements; utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns.
Documents assessment, plan, actions and patients' progress.
Develops, reviews, updates and implements educational materials to meet the needs of patients and clinical professionals. Serves as an expert resource and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary medical team on any nutrition-related matters.
Participate in care planning meetings, rounds, and test trays in the kitchen.
Knowledge of therapeutic approaches and principles of Medical Nutrition Therapy and ability to plan, develop and deliver nutritional interventions as well as provide individualized dietary consultations.
Knowledge of and ability to assess patients and develop and implement a treatment plan.
Knowledge of education concepts and techniques; the ability to educate people about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition.
Knowledge of principles and practices associated with menu planning; ability to plan nutritious and varied meals for patients and staff.
Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations governing dietary guidelines; ability to apply these theories to design, develop and maintain a healthy diet.
Knowledge of customer service concepts and techniques; ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.
Education and Experience:
Minimum one (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian; Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field
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DepartmentNutrition ServicesHours / Pay Period1
FacilityMercy Hospital- Bakersfield
Clinical Dietitian - Nutritional Services (Prn)
Description: For more than 40 years,NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenterhas been providing healthcare services to the people of Northwest Florida and
South Alabama. We are a progressive, acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. We believe in providing convenient, comprehensive care in a comfortable setting. While we believe it s vital to stay up to date with technology, we will never lose sight of what s truly important – the human interaction that is crucial to providing quality care. Our goal is to anticipate the needs and exceed the expectations of our patients and their families, ALWAYS. NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenteris committed to offering competitive benefits including:
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
Flexible Spending Accounts + 401(K)
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Position Purpose: To assess patient s nutritional needs and develop and implement nutritional care plans to address those needs.
Education: Must have a Bachelor s Degree in Food Nutrition and Dietetics. Experience/
Minimum six (6) months related work experience. Licenses/Certificates: Must be a Registered and Licensed Dietician.
Job:Dietary - Clinical
Organization:North Okaloosa Medical Center
Open Date 12/08/2017
Professional Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Standard Hours per Week 40 hrs/wk Full Time or Part Time?
Work Schedule Summary Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00854 - Pediatric Genetics
Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment
Pay Rate Range $47,967 - $62,357 DOE
Close Date Open Until Filled
Job Summary The Division of Medical Genetics in the University of Utah, School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Metabolic Dietitian. Incumbent will provide comprehensive nutrition services for patients with inborn errors of metabolism through clinical practice, education, advocacy, and research. If you are interested in becoming part of a team whose mission is to improve the lives of children, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
Responsibilities •Provide nutrition therapy for patients with inborn errors of metabolism utilizing ongoing laboratory data, food records and growth patterns as the basis for determining dietary recommendations. •Interpret medical, laboratory and dietary parameters to calculate prescriptions for special diets and medical foods. •Maintain records of patients’ dietary prescriptions, analyses, growth and nutritional status, and education/counseling sessions. •Participate as an interdisciplinary team member of the Metabolic Team. •Provide consultative services to outside agencies and physicians for patients who are hospitalized or have special medical needs (e.g.,MPKU) in conjunction with the medical director of the clinic. •Provide patient education (for patients of the Metabolic Clinic) on both an inpatient and outpatient service basis and develop new approaches for educating patients and families. •Participate in division-based research and quality improvement projects. •Teach nutrition, nursing, genetic counseling and medical students, and residents about diet therapy of genetic metabolic disorders. •Develop liaisons with the Utah Department of Health, Newborn Screening Program,ARUP,IPAD, and pharmaceutical companies. •Analyze diets for research and clinical studies using MetabolicPro and Food Processor diet analysis software.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition Science or a related field, or equivalency; two years of clinical/practical experience; demonstrated human relation, computer literacy, and effective communication skills; and completion of a hospital provided supervisory training program within the first year of employment required. The incumbent must be a Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association; and possess current certification with the State of Utah or obtain certification within one month of employment.ADACertification in a specific area of specialization may be preferred.
Special Instructions Summary
Additional InformationThe University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to theURSretirement plan and other employees with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:•MMR•Tdap•Varicella•2-step TB•Annual Influenza•Hepatitis B for some jobsLimited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Clinical Dietitian - Oncology - Kettering Cancer Center
Are you interested in working for an organization that strives to treat the entire patient: body, mind and spirit? Do you feel called to support life-changing cancer treatments in our community? Kettering Health Network’s experienced cancer care team delivers cutting edge treatments to the greater Dayton and Northern Cincinnati areas. Our mission is to not only provide cancer treatments, but to also provide education, guidance and ongoing support to our patients and their families. The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Providing quality medical nutrition therapy to a variety of patients through skillful nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, evaluation, and monitoring.
Communicating effectively with other health care professionals
Maintaining up-to-date professional knowledge and participating in continuing education and staff development activities
Serving as a preceptor/mentor for dietetic interns and department staff Applicants must have:
Bachelor’s degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®)
Completed an ACEND®-accredited supervised practice program
Current license in the State of Ohio
Registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration or able to obtain within 6 months of hire
Strong verbal and written communication skills
One to 2 years' experience in an acute or long term care setting with an emphasis on nutrition support and oncology medical nutrition therapy
Computer literacy in nutrition software applications Requisition Number: 2017-8293 Shift: First Shift Shift Time: Days External Company URL: http://www.ketteringhealth.org/
Providence is calling a Relief Clinical Dietitian (0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Newberg Medical Center in Newberg, OR.
In this position you will:
Use clinical nutrition standards of care to assess patient nutritional needs.
Develop and implement eating plan to promote optimum nutrition intake and health related maintenance.
Teach patients, family and care providers principals of the nutrition plan, counseling and supporting patients and clients as needed, taking into account individual patients’ special physical or age related needs.
Assist with the development of on-going nutrition education programs and literature.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Dietitians eligible to take the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved registration must successfully complete the examination and become registered within 6 months of hire
License to practice in the State of Oregon
Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Preferred qualifications for this position include: + 1 year experience in clinical setting for generalist
About Providence in Oregon As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities. The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as
welcoming each visitor,
introducing ourselves and Providence,
addressing people by name,
providing the duration of estimated wait times and
updating frequently if timelines change,
explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully
listening to their concerns, and always
thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple, "Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time." Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
Our Mission As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
About Us Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists
Req ID: 165405
There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger, one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative.
Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 13 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.
- Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. Location: Gray's Woods Work Schedule:
Days Work Type: Full Time Hiring Manager: Rebecca Partchey
JOB SUMMARY: Provides consultation to the health care team to assure efficient and effective nutritional care of patients by: 1) assessing the nutritional needs of patients, setting goals, and determining a feasible course of action to attain goals, 2) providing nutrition knowledge and education to patients, health care team members, dietetic interns, and the community, 3) monitoring and evaluating patient care. Provides medical nutrition therapy using current scientific principles supported by reliable research to optimize patient care.
Maintains a customer service approach at all times when fulfilling responsibilities. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range assigned clinical area. Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction. Works under the general guidance of the Clinic RN Team Leader.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *1. Provides medical nutrition therapy to patients, on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. *a.
Assesses patient needs through synthesis of information obtained through the assessment interview, review of the medical record, and discussion with other members of the health care team. *b. Develops a plan to meet assessed needs including recommendations regarding: the composition of diet/meal patterns and supplements; and the volume, rate, and composition of parenteral and enteral feedings. Confers with the health care team to develop goals related to patient care. *c.
Plans and coordinates the use of special dietary regimes requested by the medical staff. *d. Documents assessment plan for nutritional care and progress relative to same in the medical record in accordance with established standards. *e. Evaluates nutritional status of patients and makes recommendations regarding provision of optimal care. *f.
Counsels patients, families, or significant other on normal nutrition and therapeutic diets with consideration to the client's educational, cultural, and socioeconomic background. *g. Plans and conducts group classes for clients in various areas of nutrition as appropriate. *2. Educates members of the GI Nutrition staff and other members of the health care team on current scientific knowledge and practices within area of practice. *3.
Participates in design, development, implementation and evaluation of education programs for dietetic interns, affiliating students and Geisinger Medical Center personnel relative to GI Nutrition Services. *4. Designs and implements systems to continuously monitor and evaluate the quality of nutrition care delivered to patients. This includes establishing criteria, monitoring and evaluating care, developing action plans, and writing reports. a.
Participates in performance improvement activities. *5. Creates, evaluates, reviews, and revises patient instruction materials. *6. Serves as a member of the Dietetic Internship Faculty. *7.
Participates in continuing education opportunities in order to update and keep abreast of changes in medical nutrition therapy and related fields. Maintains registration, licensure, and continuing education requirements. *8. Actively participates in appropriate committees for the Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Health System, and as such, represents the GI Nutrition department in decisions made by these committees. 9.
Participates in planning, implementation, and evaluating research studies conducted by members of the GI Nutrition Services or nutrition related research coordinated by other departments. 11. Represents both Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Health Systems when participating in appropriate outreach/community activities including speaking engagements, involvement in professional organizations, etc. 12. Responsible for actively participating in patient safety improvement and management program.
An active participant: a.
Assumes responsibility for identifying processes or systems that could potentially lead to errors and adverse events. b. Knows and follows organizational and departmental polices and procedures applicable to assigned duties. c.
Participates in required organizational and departmental patient safety education programs and other activities designed to improve departmental and organizational patient safety. d. Promptly reports serious events and incidents in accordance with established hospital policy and procedure. 13.
Performs other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform. *Denotes essential job duties.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES:
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: Demonstrated competence in written, oral, and electronic communication skills. Demonstrates the effective ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's or advanced degree in dietetics or nutrition required. Maintenance of current license to practice dietetics in the state of Pennsylvania required. Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration required or registry eligible when hired but must obtain registration, and licensure within 6 months of hire. Previous clinical experience preferred. Requires at least six months on the job to become familiar with the position. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is typically performed in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 13 hospital campuses, two research centers and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.
About Geisinger Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family.
The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.
For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. *Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
Clinical Dietitian Department: Case Management Schedule:
PT Shift: Days Hours: 0800-1630 Job Details:
- Clinical Dietitian Inpatient Case Management Position Summary Consults with patients, families, physicians and staff, to ensure that dietary needs are being met by making appropriate nutritional recommendations. Responsibilites Ensure best practice regarding patient nutritional needs by referencing the Nutritional Care Manual.
Completes patient nutritional assessment when ordered within required time frame. Establishes plan of care for patient's nutritional requirements. Counsels patients and family members regarding nutritional requirements, using appropriate instructional methods.
Documents patient assessment and teaching. Calculates calorie counts, protein needs and enteral and parenteral feeding. Reviews progress of patients' tolerance and satisfaction with diet orders.
Requirements Must be a registered dietitian licensed in the state of Ohio. Must have knowledge of food preparation techniques and products. Must have strong interpersonal skills.
Must have strong communication skills and technical skills.
Must have ability to plan and organize. Requires 2-3 years related experience in a healthcare setting.
Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, or other characteristics protected by law.
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