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Clinical Dietitian (372) 

Category Nutritional Services - 8050  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Provides exceptional patient care to both our inpatient and outpatient population.
  • The clinical dietitian will be involved with patients presenting with, but not limited to, Diabetes, Cancer, CHF, Wounds, and Renal Failure.
  • They will be cross-trained in all areas of the hospital, including our Inpatient units, LTACH unit, and Outpatient Cancer Care Center.
  • Experience is preferred in these areas, but not required.
  • Position will be weekdays and some Saturdays.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork are required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the coordination of nutritional care for inpatients and outpatients.
  • This includes completion of nutritional screenings and assessments and monitoring of EN, PN, and diets to assure adequate hydration and nutrition.
  • Provides education to inpatients and outpatients based on their needs and the orders of physicians.
  • Provides community education and has an active role in the Quality Improvement process of the hospital and department.
  • Relates to staff and various persons of all ages including neonatal, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics as served by the department.
  • Demonstrates courtesy, effectiveness and discretion in dealing with team members, hospital associates, patients and the public.
  • Maintains required level of continuing education for related professional licensure and certification.
  • Qualifications:
    • BS degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
    • Registered with Commission of Dietetic Registration or RD Eligible (Must pass exam within 6 months of hire).
  • Certified in State of Indiana.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, demonstrate initiative, coordinate and prioritize job functions and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Exhibit tact in working with people.
  • Ability to present clinical information in a manner understandable to patients.
  • Demonstrate ability to inspire confidence and behave in a professional manner when dealing with patients, visitors, physicians and other hospital staff.
  • Communicate clearly using both written and oral instruction in English.
  • Is AIDET w/Promise trained.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Registered Dietitian (RD) and completion of 75 hours of continuing education in each 5-year certificate period.

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • CD-Certified Dietitian in the State of Indiana.
  • 30 hours continuing education in a 2-year period.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • Internship or similar approved program.
  • Mandatory Annual Education
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Clinical Dietitian (372)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/27/2019  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.



Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.



Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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