Dietitian Clinical Job Description Sample
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.
Preferred Credentials: Certified Specialist in Pediatrics ( CSP) and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
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
Open for Recruitment: November 6, 2018 - November 16, 2018
Announcement # 02150046742
Salary Range: $20.50 - $22.00 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
State Hospital South, a psychiatric treatment facility located in Blackfoot, Idaho, is recruiting for a Temporary Registered Dietitian to provide nutritional care and education for patients. This temporary position is part-time, 20 hours per week, and does not include benefits.
This position requires registration (or eligible to obtain registration) as a Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Applicants must also be eligible for licensure as a Registered Dietician through the state of Idaho.
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is a drug-free workplace. All applicants will be required to pass a criminal background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.
This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Blackfoot only. If you have previously applied for Dietician, Clinical and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.
Develop and implement nutritional care and special diet plans.
Advise dietary service personnel regarding nutritional needs of clients.
Provide nutrition education to staff.
Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team.
Plan menus as part of menu planning team in accordance with nutritional guidelines and state and federal regulations.
Meet qualifications for Dietician as defined in the Federal Register [CFR 405.1101 (f)]. This entails being eligible for registration by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Eligible for licensure as a Registered Dietician through the state of Idaho.
The following are typically met with a Bachelor's degree in nutrition or dietetics and completion of an internship:
Considerable knowledge of: human nutrition and the role of diet in health care; relationship of diet and nutrition with behavior; menu and special diet planning.
Good knowledge of: medical and pharmacology terminology used in therapeutic diet planning; nutritional problems and concerns of institutionalized residents; food handling and sanitation related to food service operations.
Experience: applying diet therapy to a variety of diseases and disorders; planning and implementing individual and group diets; establishing procedures and documentation to assess and implement therapeutic diets; instructing and counseling residents and staff on nutrition and diet preparation.
There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 70 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your response or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.
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Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies", part-time & temporary under "Job Type/Shift", and Blackfoot under "Cities".
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
Clinical Dietitian I PRN
Job ID: 1181416
Employment Status: PRN
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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville. As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
Facts at a Glance:
Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties
The Food & Nutrition Department is responsible for providing high quality nutrtion services to patients, staff and visitors on a daily basis. Services also include vending machines and meeting/special event catering.
Provide medical nutrition therapy (nutrition assessment, nutrition screening, counseling, education, modified diet formulation, nutrition intervention) for in-patients and out-patients (clinic setting) appropriate to age-related needs and diagnosis/disease. Maintains high level of involvement and visibility in patient care areas.
Assesses, makes recommendations and plans for patient's medical nutrition therapy.Implements medical nutrition care in collaboration with the medical team.Promotes dietetics through education, training and participation in research.
Bachelor's Degree - Nutrition
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & Certifications
Licensed DietitianRegistered DietitianBenefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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Clinical Dietitian I-Cancer Service Line-Fort Collins, Co-Pr
Northern Region Corporate
SYS Cancer Service Line
PRN (FTE must be 0)
1st Shift - Days
Scheduled Days & Hours:
M-F 8 to 4:30pm
Requisition # 85580
- SYS Cancer Service Line
At UCHealth, we do things differently
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Summary – Clinical Dietitian I
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. Participates in and coordinates departmental initiatives relative to patient care.
Develops and conducts education programs for patients, physicians, nurses, and other health care team members/departments, and/or the public.
Functions as a preceptor in support of the dietetic internship program
Bachelor's in Human Nutrition or related field required. Completion Academy of Nutrition
Dietetics approved Dietetic internship.
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration required within 3 months of hire.
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Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition Consulting (Prn - As Needed)
POSITION SUMMARY Provide nutritional care to inpatients and outpatients. This includes screening, assessment, and interpretation of relevant data to determine the nutritional status of patients. Based upon this information, the clinical dietitian provides appropriate recommendations for the nutritional care and education of the patient.This position has exposure to extremes in noise and temperature, cleaning chemicals and equipment as normally related to food service production areas. This position requires extensive standing and walking (up to 60% of work Time.)
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (or registry eligible); Arkansas State Licensure
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy at a level normally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree in dietetics and completion of a dietetic internship from an ACEND accredited institution. Approximately one year of clinical experience is necessary in order to gain knowledge regarding medical nutrition therapy.
Clinical Dietitian I - Bradford, PA
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Aramark was ranked number one in its industry in the 2007 FORTUNE 500 survey and has consistently ranked since 1998 as one of the top three in its industry among FORTUNE's "America's Most Admired Companies." Understanding that clinical excellence and the environment are interdependent, Aramark Healthcare makes an impact by helping nearly 1,300 partners across North America deliver the optimal healthcare experience for patients and their families and the physicians and nurses who care for them.
As a Clinical Dietitian you will provide overall nutrition care to patients. You will assure that the nutritional needs of the individual patients are being met and that all documentation as it relates to the patients nutritional status is complete and accurate. Plans and administers activities related to resident/patient nutrition care, complying with the standards established by Aramark Healthcare, regulatory agencies, and client. Establishes and maintains effective multidisciplinary relationships to provide a unified approach to patient/resident care.
Maintain dietetic registration, state-required credentials and/or licensure and continuing education requirements.
Conduct patient nutrition assessment on a population of lower acuity patients.
Scope of practice may include both In-Patients (hospitalized) and Out-Patients (community/clinic-based).
Manage the development and implementation plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the Nutrition Care Process.
Conduct rounding to drive patient satisfaction.
Assess educational needs and the presence of barriers to learning. Provide nutrition counseling for individuals and groups, taking into consideration any adaptations to teaching methods necessary to meet patient learning needs.
Utilize assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns.
Evaluate achievement of learning objectives by the patient and/or family. Provide appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the patient's treatment goals, referring patients for outpatient counseling, community, or home health services as appropriate.
Deliver strong operational performance by executing against Aramark Healthcare and regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal nutrition care and meal service to patients/residents.
Work cooperatively with medical staff as well as food & nutrition services staff to assure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders.
Provide education that ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
Provide appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient's medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals.
Maintain clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing.
Demonstrate accountability for the proper use of patients' protected health information.
The position is considered Entry Level, and requires a Bachelor's Degree and eligibility to practice dietetics in the state of employ.
Completed a minimum of a 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.
Completed an ACEND-accredited supervised practice program at a health-care facility, community agency, or a foodservice corporation or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies.
Pass a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Obtain / Maintain required state licensure to practice dietetics.
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Clinical Dietitian I
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy to patients in an inpatient and outpatient hospital setting.
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) includes assessment, nutrition diagnosis, and intervention to manage patient care. Consults with physicians and health care personnel to develop a nutrition plan using the Nutrition Care Process for optimum outcome. Documents care process in the medical record.
Initial assessment, consult and follow up are completed per policy. Is an MNT resource professional for other personnel or community. Utilizes effective time management in organizing work load, prioritizing and accomplishing tasks.
Identifies problems, collects data, and takes corrective action for new and/or assigned quality improvement and/or process improvement projects. May precept the activities of Emory Dietetic Interns under the supervision of a mentor dietitian Level II or higher. May participate in presentations to local organizations, civic groups, corporations and the media on nutrition related topics.
Confirms diet order, assess appropriateness, implement, manage or adjust diet prescription for oral, enteral nutrition, and/or parenteral nutrition; may write diet prescription and document changes in the medical record. Develops and implements nutrition care plans, monitors progress as appropriate for patient¿s medical condition. Coordinates appropriate implementation of cultural, religious, ethnic preferences or medical requirements with FNS.
Possesses and utilizes accurate knowledge of food safety and sanitation. Resource to FNS staff; may evaluate and make recommendations regarding nutritional products and supplies. Provides nutrition counseling to patients and caregivers based on identified needs.
Makes appropriate use of available education materials. May serve on FNS/hospital wide committees. Assesses, develops, implements and evaluates nutrition care plan for patients using the Nutrition Care Process.
Medical Nutrition Therapy performed and documented in compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC), CMS, and hospital protocol. Provides care with minimal supervision, by a Level II, III or IV Dietitian. Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care.
Participates in medical rounds, discharge planning and patient care conferences as appropriate for the clinical assignment. Provides nutrition counseling to patient and caregivers based on identified needs. Collaborates with FNS and members of the healthcare team to provide efficient, quality patient care.
Utilizes patient education materials that contain up-to date information consistent with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guidelines and evidence based practice. Utilizes computers and various software programs. May develop written education materials for patients.
Regularly conducts physical assessments on patients. Able to identify and provide nutrition diagnosis and intervention for malnutrition. May precept dietetic interns under accordance of CDR and Emory standards.
Initiates development of Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) portfolio to reflect professional and career goals. Maintains licensure and registration by participating in continuing education activities. Attends nutrition seminars and teleconferences within the system and at the local level.
May participate in local, state and national dietetics organizations¿ activities and events. Completes annual compliance units on time. Seeks guidance and expertise from peers and appropriate medical personnel in order to expand professional knowledge for application of Medical Nutrition Therapy.
Completes an average of 15 nutrition related continuing education units annually. Resource on nutrition to physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals. Communicates and interprets nutrition information to other staff during physician rounds or patient care conferences.
May participate in nutrition-related hospital events such as National Nutrition Month. May develop written material intended for benefit of staff. May serve as food and nutrition resource/expert to the community through education.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in food and nutrition or dietetics. Completion of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved dietetic internship program and registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Licensed as a dietitian in the state of Georgia, or is licensure eligible. Entry level Registered Dietitian position. Maintains competency in adult and geriatric nutrition.
Competent in basic computer skills. If employee does not currently have registration and/or licensure, must obtain registration and/or license within 2 months of hire date.
St. Joseph's Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".
Assesses the nutritional needs of patients; provide quality nutritional care and monitor response to nutrition therapy as appropriate to the age of the population served (i.e. child, adolescent, adult and geriatric).
Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Science or closely related field required
Up to 1 yr of post degree course work and/or internship and no previous experience with 3-6 months of on the job training/orientation required
RD/RDN (Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) registration required at time of hire
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Clinical Dietitian II
Coordinate nutrition care and provide medical nutrition therapy appropriate to the age-related needs of patients across the continuum of care at an expert level. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages. Lead program related projects and serve as a mentor to other staff. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to advance evidence based pediatric practice in Nutrition at Seattle Children's. Individuals assigned to Dialysis and Organ Transplant programs must be able to demonstrate competencies for Medicare regulations as related to End-State Renal Disease (ESRD) and Transplant Conditions of Participation.
Required Education/Experience: - Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or Clinical Dietetics
At least three (3) years pediatric experience in a hospital or clinic setting Required Credentials: - Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration (RD)
Certification with State of Washington within 4 months of hire (DI) Preferred: - Master's Degree in Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics, or Public Health with nutrition emphasis
Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP) or other specialty credential related to position (e.g., Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Renal Dietitian) - Experience mentoring and/or providing in-service training for less experienced nutrition and/or clinical staff
Clinical Dietitian Part Time
Part Time Hours
Florida Hospital Flagler
At Florida Hospital Flagler, we're deeply rooted in the community and strive to extend the healing ministry of Christ in everything we do. Our recently constructed, state-of-the-art hospital in Palm Coast, Florida is equipped with the latest technology, specially trained experts, and advanced care centers.
Florida Hospital Flagler is owned and operated by Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Through our Christian mission of hope, health and healing, we strive to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. At Florida Hospital Flagler, providing the best possible care to our community requires hiring the best possible care providers.
You will be responsible for:
The Clinical Dietitian 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 protocol/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
Utilizes hospital policies and procedures to provide timely and appropriate nutrition intervention and therapy within the scope of practice defined by the hospital.
Develops of a therapeutic plan of specialized nutrition support, including enteral and/or parenteral nutrition.
Provide recommendations for an individualized plan for nutrition intervention.
Conducts in-services and educational presentations to hospital/department staff.
Precepts and trains dietetic interns, nutrition students and new employees
Assist in budget request and planning as needed
Adheres to budget restraints, managing resources (time, materials, and staff) in a cost-effective manner.
Controls costs and minimizes waste
Precepts, develops and evaluated dietetic interns
Maintains dietetic registration and continuing education requirements.
Develops and implements an individualized plan for professional growth and development including participation in professional organizations and activities, workshops, seminars, and staff development programs.
Other duties as assigned
What will you need?
One year experience in acute care setting preferred.
Experience using Cerner electronic medical record-required.
Must be knowledgeable with the National Research Council's Recommended Dietary Allowances.
Must be able to communicate patient nutrition needs to the physician, nursing staff, and other appropriate staff.
Ability to apply Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process.
Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND).-required.
Proficient in Microsoft Windows-required.
Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area required.
Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-required.
Florida Department of Health dietitian/nutritionist license-required.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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