Dietitian

7 days left

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Aug 17, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Position Purpose:Job Description Details:

General Summary:

1.         Manages nutrition assessment and medical nutrition therapy using the nutrition care process that encompasses the scope and timeliness of nutrition care delivery to hospitalized patients.

Provides nutrition expertise to physicians and other health professionals. Participates in activities that encompasses interdisciplinary care, Performance Improvement, promotion of health and/or or provision of nutrition education for the patients, family, staff and community. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required; including, if appropriate, minimum licensure and certification.

Bachelor's degree, master's degree, or verification statement from the American Dietetic Association confirming completion of DPD (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Requirements. Active registration status with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  (Includes 75 credit hours every 5 years of continuing education). Licensed in the state of Maryland.  (Includes 15 credit hours every year of continuing education). Displays strong communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with physicians, patients, families and other hospital staff. Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information and situations. Experience in hospital clinical dietetics, preferred. Must be able to read, speak, and write English with understanding.

Working Conditions:

Works mainly in an office environment, on patient care units, in clinic/outpatient areas and in patient rooms.  Requires frequent contact with patients, family and staff.

Reporting Relationship:

Clinical Nutrition Manager ⇨ Food Services Director ⇨ Vice President of Support ServicesTrinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.