Chambersburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 93218

Dietitian - Chambersburg Hospital- Day

Angela Solle
Angela Solle
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Part time (40 hours biweekly) 

Day Shifts

Remote flexibility for Weekend and Holiday rotation

Registration and License Annual Dues Covered

 

Job Description:

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

Essential Accountabilities:

  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. Writes diet and enteral and parenteral nutrition orders, in coordination with the patient’s provider.
  9. Represents clinical nutrition at multidisciplinary committees, task forces and project groups.
  10. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.
 

NonEssential Accountabilities:

  1. Serves as an educational resource to peers, allied health and medical professionals.
  2. Attends multidisciplinary team meetings regularly to discuss patient care needs.
  3. Performs other related duties as identified.
 

Common Expectations:

  1. 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).
  2. Maintains appropriate records, reports, and files as required.
  3. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  4. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.
  5. 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:
    • Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) Certification through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) OR recent supervised practice program graduate who must obtain the Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) Certification within 90 days of starting in this job
    • Pennsylvania State Licensure of Dietician-Nutritionist (LDN) OR must obtain Pennsylvania LDN within 6 months of starting in this job
  • Preferred Certification:
    • Nutrition Support Dietitian certification (CNSD) preferred
  • Required Courses:
    • Completion of ACEND accredited, supervised practice program
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking

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