Catholic Health Initiatives Dietitian NICU Per Diem - Franciscan System Services in TACOMA, Washington

Dietitian NICU Per Diem - Franciscan System Services

Description

  • CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary

Provides professional dietitian services (nutritional status, needs assessment, planning, counseling and education) for individuals and groups. Provides nutritional education to the medical and general community via educational forums and in-house nutritional educational materials.

Work requires knowledge of clinical nutrition as it relates to disease states in an acute care and/or outpatient setting, sanitation and infection control as it relates to food service delivery. Knowledge of appropriate charting, documentation and HIPAA regulations is also required.

Essential Duties

Performs nutritional screening on all patients, using Nutrition Assignment tool or appropriate methods per department standards.

Develops, maintains, and modifies patient’s nutrition care plan per department standards.

Implements the delivery of nutritional care plan to patients, delegating and assigning tasks to other care team members per departmental policies and procedures.

Provides nutritional counseling and education to individuals and groups.

Completes all required documentation in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner in accordance with FHS standards and procedures.

Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Completion of internship, traineeship, or coordinated undergraduate program with consequential qualification for dietetic registration that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities required.

  • One year experience in clinical dietetics in an acute care setting preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • Current licensure through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Registered Dietitian is required.

  • Certification by the State of Washington as a Certified Dietitian (CD) is required within 90 days of employment.

  • Membership in the American Dietetic Association is preferred.

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping

Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0089888