Clinical Dietitian - Hanover Outpatient Infusion and Adams Cancer Center - Full time - Days

Hanover, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 52358

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Full time

80 hours in 2 weeks

Day shift

No weekends or holidays

General Summary:
Under general supervision, assesses and monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets and provides nutritional education to patients. May coordinate patient menu activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Performs nutritional assessments and follow up care involving review of patient charts, diagnoses, and nutritional history.
Develops and implements a nutrition care plan, as appropriate.
2 Performs nutritional screenings and follow up on assigned areas.
3 Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with institutional and departmental standards.
4 Reviews, updates, and coordinates patient nutritional care through ongoing communications with nursing, providers and
other members of the health care team.
5 Assesses patients' educational needs. Develops and implements a nutrition education plan for patients on assigned area.
Teaches group nutrition classes.
6 Writes diet and enteral and parenteral nutrition orders, in coordination with the patients provider.
7 Represents clinical nutrition at multidisciplinary committees, task forces and project groups.
8 Participates in performance improvement initiatives.

Required Skills

Registered Dietitian status as a member of the American Dietetic Association.

Interpersonal skills, both verbal and listening, necessary to relate and interact with clients and staff with courtesy, caring and professionalism.

Knowledge of and the ability to care for and handle clients of varying age groups, cultures and backgrounds.

Visual ability to review and prepare written materials required.

Required Experience

Minimum of three years work experience as a clinical dietitian to do the job effectively.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

The borough of Hanover was settled in the mid-1700's as part of York County and is known for its fertile land and productive farming community. It is geographical located 19 miles southwest of York, Pennsylvania and 54 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland.

Because of its proximity to Maryland, South Hanover is a popular hometown for commuters and their families. The appeal is the affordable housing prices, reasonable Pennsylvania cost-of-living and pleasant community lifestyle. With convenient routes leading north, south, east and west, one can chart and easy route to major East Coast cities.

Hanover is a hotbed of activity for business growth and development. Visitors come to enjoy performing arts, outdoor recreation, museums, festivals, farm fresh flavors and microbreweries. Several major food and snack brands make Hanover their national headquarters. (Patient population: 15,500)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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