Clinical Dietitian I - Relief
Santa Rosa, California
• Education: Registered Dietitian or eligibility for Registered Dietitian
• Experience: Prefer 2 years acute care experience with proficiency in nutrition support; ICN, subacute/rehab/SNF knowledge desirable.
• License/Certification: RD or RD eligible (certification required within 6 months of employment)
The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition care management of inpatients: nutrition risk screening, assessment, nutrition support, care plan implementation, monitoring. Other duties may include inpatient and outpatient education, multi-disciplinary committee/team participation, quality improvement activities, collaboration with medical staff, and community education. Minimal direct supervision required.
1. Screens patients for nutrition risk.
2. Performs and documents nutrition assessment for patients identified for nutrition risk and develops nutrition care plan.
3. Implements nutrition care plans and documents progress of nutrition intervention.
4. Educates patients and families/care givers on therapeutic diets or home nutrition support care individually or in a group setting.
5. Actively participates in multidisciplinary teams and committees.
6. Supports diet coordinator and staff regarding menu, therapeutic nutrition questions and addressing patient requests.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.
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Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.