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Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist (660) 

Category Hancock Wellness - Greenfield - 8820  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for nutritional programming to members, guests, and clinical patients. The registered dietitian will be involved with clients presenting with, but not limited to, pre-diabetes/diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
  • The registered dietitian will also be responsible for providing nutrition education and health coaching for general/preventative nutrition, sports performance, pre/post-natal nutrition, weight loss/gain.
  • Outside of nutrition sessions, the registered dietitian will have the opportunity to engage with the community on various forms of nutrition programming.
  • Experience is preferred in these areas, but not required.
  • Position will be weekdays with flexible hours.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork are required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

JOB SPECIFIC CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Hancock Wellness Centers are certified, integrated medical fitness facilities, within which the registered dietitian will work in a multidisciplinary team with exercise specialists and other clinical professionals to drive high quality outcomes:
  • High Quality Care Delivery: Provides relevant information to all patients and members and staying up to date with the latest science and best practices in nutrition.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills: Engages with patients effectively, delivers pertinent health information, and always demonstrates professionalism.
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to continued education and innovation by actively seeking out continuing education opportunities and continually pursuing new ideas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides education to clients based on their needs and wellness goals
  • Provides community education and has an active role in Quality Improvement
  • Processes within the wellness center and collaborating health system departments.
  • Relates to staff and various persons of all ages as served by the departments.
  • Demonstrates courtesy, effectiveness, and discretion in dealing with team members, hospital and wellness center associates, patients, and the public.
  • Maintains required level of continuing education for related professional licensure.
  • and certification.
  • Exemplifies the mission statement of the hospital and is courteous, friendly and willing to assist others. Positive professional appearance and attitude per department policy. Models company values.
  • Adapt to change and expands individual impact through the use of continuing education opportunities.
  • Assesses patient needs and provides diabetes education to patients.
  • Collaborates with Medical Director, Program Coordinator, and other instructors to
  • continue development and enhance delivery of nutrition services.

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.
  • Promotes attendance at classes, utilizes course curriculum, listens and responds to patient needs, questions and concerns.
  • Promotes attendance of sessions, listens and responds to patient needs, questions and concerns.
  • Completes patient scheduling, registration, and charge entry accurately.
  • Ensures all appropriate documentation occurs in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Offers encouragement and accountability to members and guests to achieve
  • their wellness goals.
  • Communicate clearly using both written and oral instruction in English. Is AIDET
  • w/ Promise trained.
 
Position Requirements

MANDATORY LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION:

CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:

  • BS degree in Nutrition or Dietetics or related field.
  • Registered with Commission of Dietetic Registration
  • Licensure in the State of Indiana recommended.
  • Registered Dietitian (RD) and completion of 75 hours of continuing education in each 5-year certificate period.
  • Certification as Diabetes Educator (CDE) highly encouraged.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Internship or similar approved program.
  • Mandatory Annual Education.
  • Experience and comfort in speaking before small and large groups required.
  • Experience working with patients of various disease states desired.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Clinical Dietitian / Nutritionist (660)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/14/2023  
Location Hancock Wellness Center - Greenfield  
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.  

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