****Seeking entry level or experienced NICU dietitian, willing to train.*****
Covenant Healthcare has 50+ bed neonatal intensive care unit. The Registered Dietitian plays a vital role in the care of the NICU babies. The Registered Dietitian (RD) demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation. The Registered Dietitian responsible for the leadership and coordination of diet technicians, work processes, output and outcomes in support of providing quality nutrition care in assigned areas. This person will develop individualized age appropriate care plans utilizing standards deemed appropriate for the age. Care of the patient will be in collaboration with other team members as well as patient/family in the decision making process. The RD is responsible for implementation, monitoring, and control of the plan of treatment, the care to improve or maintain nutritional status, education on dietary restrictions and life style changes. The RD will consider cultural, religious practices, emotional barriers, desires, motivation to learn, physical and cognitive limitations and language barriers. The RD is a resource to other health professionals and works as a part of the interdisciplinary team regarding nutrition intervention for patients across the continuum of care.
Covenant Healthcare is a non-profit hospital, serving the Great Lakes Bay Region in Saginaw MI. We offer extraordinary care for every generation. We serve 20 counties across northeast and central Michigan. We have more than 560 physicians.We have more than 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities. We have 643 acute care licensed beds. We are the largest health care employer in the Great Lakes Bay Region with more than 4,400 employees and 380 volunteers.