Clinical Dietitian - Outpatient
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- CHOMP has been voted the Best Place to Work in Monterey County for 10 straight years
- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Oriented Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Under the leadership of the department director and Outpatient Nutrition and Diabetes Therapy Program Manager, the Outpatient Spanish-speaking Clinical Dietitian (Outpatient RD) is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy (nutrition assessment, nutrition support, patient intervention and education) to meet the nutrition care needs of outpatients within Monterey County. The Outpatient RD must be able to articulate the science of nutrition into layman's terms in one-to-one counseling sessions, group classes, public speaking engagements in both English and Spanish, utilizing print, audio and video media. The Outpatient RD must be able to interact empathetically and compassionately with a variety of patients and community outreach program participants. The Outpatient RD is an active member of the health care team, and also participates in multi-disciplinary rounds, as needed (e.g. diabetes rounds). The RD is expected to project a positive and healing attitude to the patients of Community Hospital with medical needs arranging from chronic and acute to critical care. The Outpatient RD must be highly accurate in meeting all documentation and billing requirements. The Outpatient RD is an active member of the health care team, and participates in multi-disciplinary rounds, as needed (e.g., diabetes rounds).
Fluency; the ability to communicate orally, and the ability to read and write in both English and Spanish are required. Highly accurate in all documentation standards and intermediate computer skills are required. The ability to project a positive, warm, friendly and healing attitude to our patients and to the community is required. Excellent customer service is required. Advanced knowledge of diet therapy is required. Two years experience as a clinical dietitian working with patient education is preferred. CDE certification preferred. Certifications as a Health Coach and Wellness Coach are preferred.
Master's or Doctoral degree An advanced college 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.
The Outpatient RD must be 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; For clinicians seeing patients with diabetes, CDE certification must be completed within 24 months; Health and Wellness Coaching certifications must be completed in order to coach Life Connections patients.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assigned Work Hours:
Per diem, varied days and shifts
Position Type:Per Diem
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2022-266