Clinical Dietitian for Nutrition Services at St Joseph Hospital.
Relief position. 8-hour Day shift.
The Clinical Dietician delivers quality nutritional care to patients by completing nutritional assessment and documentation according to established timeframes. Provides patient nutrition education and communicates with members of the healthcare team through established channels. Using a multidisciplinary approach, works cooperatively with other healthcare providers to deliver the highest quality nutritional care to infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
· Ability to read and speak in English and interpret documents such as medical records, physician and nursing orders.
· Ability to write effective chart notes and medical correspondence.
· Ability to speak effectively with all members of the medical team, patients and co-workers.
· Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
· Ability to deal with problems involving variables in a variety of situations.
· Ability to organize and perform a variety of functions under normal stress.
Education: BS degree in dietetics or related field.
Experience: Acute care hospital experience preferred.
Training/Knowledge: Computer competency is required. Must be aware of the AOA requirements specific to that population. The specific information and skills related to the position presented in this job description will be related to the following age group populations: infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
Licensure: Requires current registration as a dietician with the American Dietetic Association.
The following description of job responsibilities and standards is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job. Minor duties have not been described as well as other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.
· Provides continued liaison with the medical staff, nursing staff, and other SJH and RMH guidelines.
· Maintains current nutritional care policies, procedures and standards of care.
· Delivers quality nutritional care to patients by completing nutritional assessment and documentation according to established timeframes.
· Communicates with members of the healthcare team through established channels.
National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."
It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.
Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.
Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.
To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org
St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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.