Clinical Dietitian

Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Jul 24, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge, VA is recruiting for a full time Clinical Dietitian to join our wonderful team in the Food Services Department to be responsible for managing the patients' medical nutrition therapy in accordance with the medical staff approved clinical practice standards. Position would serve as a resource for nutrition education for the hospital.

Department/Position Overview: This position will join the team in our beautiful, state of the art Dining Room/Kitchen to oversee clinical nutritional needs of our patients. Candidates who apply are required to have a Bachelors Level degree in Dietetics and must be a Registered Dietitian or Dietitian Nutritionist.Facility Highlights: Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is a 183-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Woodbridge, Va. We combine the resources of a major health system with the compassionate, personalized care of a community hospital. We offer quiet, private rooms and high quality care focused on safety and patient satisfaction. Our clinical services include advanced imaging, cancer services, cardiovascular care, emergency care, lab services, orthopedics, weight loss services and more, all powered through Sentara eCare®, a comprehensive electronic medical record system. Sentara Benefits: Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE

Responsible for managing patient's medical nutrition therapy in accordance with the medical staff approved clinical practice standards. Serves as a resource for nutrition education.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - DIETETICS

Experience
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Reg Dietitian, Reg Dietitian Nutritionist

Preferred: Basic Life Support

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Technology/Computer, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
If Bachelor's Degree is in major other than Dietetics, must complete an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics. If not Reg Dietitian or RDN at hire, must obtain within 9 months. PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. BLS required within 90 days of hire

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