Clinical Dietitian - Outpatient
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Under the leadership of the Director of Nutrition Services and Clinical Nutrition Manager, the Outpatient Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy (nutrition assessment, nutrition support, patient intervention and education) to meet the nutrition care needs of outpatients. The Outpatient Clinical Dietitian must be able to articulate the science of nutrition into layman's terms in one-on-one counseling sessions, group classes, and public speaking engagements, utilizing print, audio and video media. The Outpatient Clinical Dietitian must be able to interact empathetically and compassionately with a variety of patients and community outreach program participants. The Outpatient Clinical Dietitian is an active member of the health care team, and also participates in multi-disciplinary rounds, as needed. The Outpatient Clinical Dietitian must be highly accurate in meeting all documentation and billing requirements.
Fluency, the ability to communicate orally, and the ability to read and write in English. Intermediate computer skills. Advanced knowledge of diet therapy and using the Nutrition Care Process format for documentation. Experience documenting in an Electronic Health Record (EHR) and nutrition-related programs.
Two years experience as a Clinical Dietitian working with patient education. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Master's or Doctoral degree in nutrition, education or related field is required; current enrollment in a Master’s degree program plus specialized diabetes or nutrition experience may be considered in lieu of a completed Master’s degree.
Registered or registration-eligible with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Registration-eligible applicants must successfully complete the RD exam within six (6) months of employment. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification is required; CDCES certification must be completed within 24 months; Health and Wellness Coaching certifications must be within 24 months.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assigned Work Hours:
1.0 FTE, day shift
Pay Range (based on years of applicable experience):39.25
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Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2022-596