Dietitian I PD (Bilingual)
Description: Provides nutrition education and clinical services within established guidelines. Essential Duties: Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state,
federal and local laws.
Participates in establishing department strategic goals and priorities.
Assesses member needs, establishes priorities, designs, develops, recommends, updates, implements and evaluates programs, curriculum, materials (written and audiovisual), protocols, procedures and standards for health/nutrition education.
Plans, participates and evaluates community events and coordinates use of community resources as appropriate.
Implements nutrition care plans to include follow-up and referrals to government, community and/or other Kaiser Permanente facilities for continuity of nutrition care.
Educates/counsels members, family and caregivers regarding health and nutrition on an individual or group setting (classes).
Develops meal plans as appropriate to meet member's lifestyle, socio-economic background, age, culture, diagnosis and religious affiliation.
Consults and educates physicians and other healthcare providers regarding member and population specific nutrition/health related issues.
Participates in multidisciplinary care teams and committees.
Collects data, plans, prepares and implements reports for performance improvement and/or quality assurance audits.
Develops grants and proposals for health/nutrition programs.
Plans, conducts and evaluates in-service education programs for department staff, the multidisciplinary care team and physicians.
Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT): Provides high quality, evidence-based, efficient, customer-focused MNT, including nutrition screening, assessment, care planning and education for appropriate nutrition intervention.
Develops, implements, and monitors ongoing plan of care based on the screening and assessment of the patient specific nutrition care plans/education and based on the patient's age, nutrition and psychosocial status, diagnosis, cultural background and religious affiliation.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a repost of 594935
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Level I required.
Previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services (usually one (1) year) and/or hospital experience.
Bachelor's degree in food/nutrition or related field.
Pre RD may be considered as written above.
License, Certification, Registration
National Provider Identifier (NPI) Required.
Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD), as confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Pre-RDs may be considered if: candidate has completed the Supervised Practice Program (SPP) for RDs, AND not more than six (6) months has passed since completing the SPP, AND candidate has not previously failed the RD registration exam, AND candidate must become a RD within six (6) months of completing the SPP to comply with California Law.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates working knowledge of mainframe and personal computing systems.
Demonstrates highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal communications.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership Environment.
Preferred Qualifications for this job may include: Previous individual, small group and large group/classroom training/teaching experience.
Experience with class facilitation and motivational interviewing.
Will be responsible to facilitate workshops on other health topics such as diabetes, weight management, pre-diabetes, heart disease and others that fall within the umbrella of Center for Healthy Living.
Will be responsible to cover nutrition education in clinics such as oncology, nephrology, gynecology/OB, pediatric, cardiology, and infectious disease.
Will be working with a multidisciplinary team on managing our members care.
2-3 evenings a week and some weekends are required.
Must successfully pass or have passed the bilingual test (within the last 12 months), or be active in the QBS program.
Primary Location: California,Panorama City,North 2 Medical Offices 8250 Woodman Ave.Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0Shift: VariableWorkdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, SunWorking Hours Start: VariesWorking Hours End: VariesJob Schedule: Per DiemJob Type: StandardEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation: NUHWJob Level: Individual ContributorJob Category: Nutrition / Food Services