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As a full-time Clinical Dietitian I that practices as an expert in medical nutrition therapy, this individual will work in the Solid Organ TransplantProgram with a team of Registered Dietitians working with liver, kidney, heart, lung, and ventricular assist device (VAD) programs, and will also work one day per week in our Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic. This position involves working closely with the multi-disciplinary team in the inpatient units as well as outpatient clinics.
Assesses patient's nutritional status and needs. Develops and implements patient care plans and assesses patient responses.
Collaborates with physicians, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare teammembers/departments to determine, coordinate, and provide medical nutrition therapy.Participates in and coordinates departmental initiatives relative to patient care.
Develops and conducts education programs for patients, physicians, nurses, and other health care team members/departments, and/or the public.
Functions as a preceptor in support of the dietetic internship program.
Bachelor's in Human Nutrition or related field required.
Completion Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved Dietetic internship.
Current Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Minimum of one year experience as a dietitian in the inpatient clinical setting, works well with a multi-disciplinary team, and can comfortably flex from the inpatient to outpatient setting.
Candidate with Spanish-speaking proficiency
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