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Clinical Dietitian

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Richland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description



Kadlec Clinic has exciting opportunities for Clinical Dietitian to join our growing Dieticians team in Richland, WA.



Shift Details: Part-time, 0.4 FTE, Dayshift (Temporary)



Minimum Requirements:





  • Bachelor's Degree in a major related to human nutrition or dietetics, from an accredited educational institution

  • Completion of a dietetic internship or equivalent experience accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics registration (RD or RDN) or Washington State Dietitian/Nutritionist Certification ( DI or NU) required within one year of hire





    Preferred Qualifications:





    • Healthcare clinical experience

    • Board certified specialist in renal, pediatric, oncology, gerontological nutrition, CDE or CNSC

    • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred





      Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:



      The Clinical Dietitian remains responsible for nutrition screening, assessment, and providing nutrition care and education to patients. Ages of customers: Neonatal to geriatric.





      • Screens patients to determine those at risk for nutrition related problems.

      • Plans patient rounds based on nutrition screening protocol.

      • Completes consultations and referrals regarding patient's nutritional status.

      • Develops nutrition care plans as requested by and with the input of physicians and multidisciplinary care providers.

      • Instructs patients on appropriate diet modifications as requested by physician or other member of the health care team.

      • Documents nutrition care plans, consults, referrals, assessments and follow-up activities in the patient medical record following hospital charting guidelines and department P&P.

      • Uses professional judgment and clinical expertise to order appropriate therapeutic diets for patients.

      • Assesses changes in patient's clinical status and changes the therapeutic diet orders as needed.

      • Accurately orders the therapeutic diet in the electronic medical record.

      • Uses professional judgment and clinical expertise to assess patients for the need for oral nutritional supplements.

      • Accurately orders the supplement in the patient's electronic medical record.

      • Uses professional judgment and clinical expertise to assess a patient's need for parenteral nutrition support.

      • Accurately assesses calorie, protein, and fluid needs and orders appropriate enteral feeding formula and proper rate to meet the needs of the patient's current medical condition.

      • Monitors parenteral nutrition tolerance and makes appropriate changes in the parenteral feeding regimen based on the patient's medical status.

      • Accurately orders enteral feeds in the electronic medical record.

      • Uses professional judgment and clinical expertise to make recommendations for parenteral nutrition.

      • Accurately assesses calorie, protein, and fluid needs and provides to pharmacy parenteral nutrition recommendations.

      • Monitors parenteral nutrition tolerance and makes appropriate changes in the parenteral feeding regimen based on the patient's medical status.

      • Assists with the development of nutrition education materials.

      • Assists with development of nutrition care policies and procedures and nutrition education materials.

      • Participates in clinical nutrition performance improvement activities; recommends improvements and participates in the development and implementation of improvement plans.

      • Provides in-service education as assigned.

      • Researches and resolves nutrition care related complaints and problems.

      • Serves as preceptors for students and dietetic interns.

      • Keeps the Clinical Nutrition Manager informed of activities, needs, problems, and unusual situations.





        About Providence

        At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

        Requsition ID: P366509
        Company: Kadlec Jobs
        Job Category: Clinical Nutrition Services
        Job Function: Clinical Care
        Schedule: Part time
        Shift: Day
        Career Track: Clinical Professional
        Department: 3010 DIETICIANS
        Address: WA Richland 888 Swift Blvd

        Kadlec 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Richland , Clinical Dietitian, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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