Clinical Dietitian - Heart and Vascular Center Outpatient - Part Time

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 66206

Job Description:

Under general supervision, assesses and monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets and provides nutritional education to patients for Heart and Vascular Center Outpatient Counselling services. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs nutritional assessments and follow up care involving review of patient charts, diagnoses, and nutritional history.
  2. Develops and implements a nutrition care plan, as appropriate.
  3. Performs nutritional screenings and follow up on assigned areas.
  4. Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with institutional and departmental standards.
  5. Reviews, updates, and coordinates patient nutritional care through ongoing communications with nursing, providers and other members of the health care team.
  6. Assesses patients' educational needs. Develops and implements a nutrition education plan for patients on assigned area.
  7. Teaches group nutrition classes.
  8. Represents clinical nutrition at multidisciplinary committees, task forces and project groups.
  9. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.
  10. Serves as an educational resource to peers, allied health and medical professionals.
  11. Attends multidisciplinary team meetings regularly to discuss patient care needs.
  12. Performs other related duties as identified.
  13. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  14. Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.
  15. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  16. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  17. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Completion of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) approved program
    • Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition or related field
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Knowledge of foods/nutrition; food preparation; production; supervisory/instructional techniques
  • Preferred Field Of Expertise:
    • Nutrition
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration: Nutrition Support Dietitian certification (CNSD) preferred
  • Required Courses:
    • Completion of ACEND accredited, supervised practice program
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)