Inpatient Clinical Dietitian SIGN ON

  • Job ID: 203475
  • City: Porterville
  • State: California
  • Zip: 93257
  • Industry: Nursing Leadership
  • Salary: $60,000 - $85,000

Summary

$10,000 sign-on bonus PLUS relocation assistance!

Our client is a 160+ bed acute care facility serving the Southern Sequoia region of the Central Valley. This state of the art medical center employs expert care teams and utilizes cutting-edge technology, equipment, and facilities to bring the best possible care to their patients. Our client provides exceptional healthcare services to their patients and focuses on creating a comfortable, welcoming, and compassionate environment.

They have an urgent need for an outstanding Dietitian due to service line growth!

Reporting under the clinical supervision of the VP of Patient Care Services/CNO and the Clinical Dietitian Manager, the Dietitian performs a variety of duties related to nutrition counseling of patients/families in private or group setting for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) diet education. This may include, but not limited to, diabetes education, weight management, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, malnutrition/weight gain, infants with failure to thrive, cancer and nutrition therapy, wound care nutrition therapy, gastrointestinal disorders and nutrition therapy, sports nutrition, and assessments/evaluations of patients with home tube feedings. Other responsibilities include wellness classes, creating nutrition education materials, and other responsibilities in these practice settings. The Dietitian must work with inpatient hospital staff and participate in community health care events as time permits. The position requires flexibility in hours worked and location in which education is provided. the Registered Clinical Dietitian performs nutrition screening/assessment, diet counseling for both inpatients and outpatients, patient visitation, diet consults, documentation in patient medical record and department records, and performance improvement and monitoring.

Additional details:

  • Inpatient acute care, ICU, Tele and SNF.
  • Software is Meditech Expanse and C-Board.
  • Shift is 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Call is one weekend a month.

Requirement:

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian with the Commission of Dietetic Registration.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should obtain 75 CEU’s every five (5) years to maintain CDR.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) is preferred. BLS Card is required.

Experience:

  • One year of experience as an outpatient dietitian or as a clinical dietitian in an acute care or long term care facility is required.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of current diet therapy practices.
  • Should be familiar with food service systems operations.
  • Supervisory experience desirable.
  • Membership to Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraged.

Our client offers an amazing compensation package with industry leading incentives, great benefits and the opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful, well located and AFFORDABLE areas of California!

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