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Clinical Dietitian (372) 

Category Nutritional Services - 8050  
Description

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

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:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Provides high quality care by providing relevant information to all patients and members and stays up to date with current trends.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills by engaging with patients, effectively delivering pertinent health information, and demonstrating professionalism.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to continued education and innovation by actively seeking out continuing education opportunities and pursuing new ideas.

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Assesses, documents, and treats Inpatient and Outpatient population based on nutrition needs.
  • Performs nutrition education with Inpatient and Outpatient population as needed.
  • Adheres to Professional Code of Ethics of the Academy of Nutrition Dietetics
  • Completes appropriate CEUs to maintain both Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and Indiana Professional Licensing Agency requirements.

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 Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Sign-On Bonus  
Resubmittal due to closure after 120 days open?  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Clinical Dietitian (372)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/13/2023  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
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.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://HancockRegionalHospital.appone.com



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