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Dietitian Clinical-Food and Nutrition - ON-CALL-DAYS

Description
EXPECTATION FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Support the organization's mission, vision and values by adhering to the behavioral standards of Bay Area Hospital. Comply with all laws and regulations affecting Bay Area Hospital. Be familiar with and adhere to the Code of Conduct and support the Bay Area Hospital Compliance Program. Effective communication skills and the ability work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.
POSITION SUMMARY
To provide clinical nutrition support, care and information to patients and staff of Bay Area Hospital
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Essential job requirements listed in bold)
Performs nutrition assessments & reassessments on assigned units
Evaluates/recommends aggressive nutrition intervention, and provides follow-up for continuity of care
Counsels patients and family members in nutrition principles, modifications and food selection adapting plans for individual lifestyle and using appropriate written instruction material
Communicates appropriate nutritional care data through patient medical record
Documents using the Nutrition Care process and standardized language
Communicates nutrition care plan to appropriate physician or support staff
Assists Clinical Nutrition Coordinator in maintenance/revision of diet manual, menus, policy and procedure manual, standards of care, educational materials, and Quality Performance/Improvement data collection
Interprets, evaluates and uses pertinent current research relating to nutrition based on current professional standards and through Continuing Education programs pertinent to areas of practice
Completes nutrition therapy to achieve desired patient goals and documents evaluations, daily progress notes, treatment plans, and discharge summaries within diet manual guidelines, and policy & procedure protocols
Participates in nutrition education, orientation and in-service programs for staff, patients, students, and community
Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Self-Management training for individuals & groups
Participates and delivers long-term care and other nutritional services consulting agreements
Minimum Requirements
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
(Essential job requirements listed in bold)
Proficiently operates calculator, computer, powerpoint, telephone, copy machine, fax machine
Able to read, write legibly, and converse in the English language
Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/DEGREES
(Essential job requirements listed in bold)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics
Completion of approved coordinated undergraduate program, dietetic internship or approved masters program with qualifying work experience
Registered dietitian or eligible for registration- must obtain registration within 1 year
Licensed as a Dietitian in the State of Oregon
Current Drivers License or obtain within 30 days
Must have or be able to obtain an Oregon Food Handler, Food Manager Certification, or ServSafe Certification within 30 days of hire
Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred
Certified Diabetic Educator
Certified Oncology Nutrition Specialist
Certified Nutrition Support Specialist
EXPERIENCE
(Essential job requirements listed in bold)
One Year experience in clinical or community nutrition preferred
GENERAL INFORMATION
Union Affiliation: None
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.
On-Call Position, No Guarantee of Hours
Shift: 0800 - 1700 Days: Varied
Wages Based Upon Experience
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
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The future looks bright at Bay Area Hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.



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