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Company: Loma Linda University Health
Location: Loma Linda, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

 UH: Clinical Nutrition IP - (Per Diem, Day Shift) - 

 

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.

 

The Dietitian Specialist 3 responsibilities include completing inpatient and outpatient nutritional assessments and reassessments for patients in specialty areas. Works collaboratively with health care team members to implement nutrition interventions, and coordinates the nutrition care of the patient. Provides specialized nutrition education to patients/family members in individual and/or group setting, arranging for outpatient referral to specialty clinic if necessary. Attends and participates in patient care meetings, team meetings, and quality meetings as assigned. Provides in-services and lectures to clinical staff, and mentors clinical dietitians and other health care team members to improve performance standards, participates in educating dietetic and medical students and serves as a consultant for interns, residents, fellows and attending physicians. Performs other duties as needed.

 

Graduate of accredited school with Bachelor or Master's degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics including completion of clinical practicum experience. Minimum 3 years of clinical nutrition experience. Certification from Commission on Dietetic Registration (RD) required. Board Certified Specialty certification required in specialty areas/clinics such as Outpatient Kidney Center; Cancer Center/Radiation Medicine, Diabetes Treatment Center; Bariatric Clinic; Transplant Clinic, Wound Clinic.

 

A thorough knowledge of clinical nutrition in area of specialty. Able to: read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.

 

 

Additional Information
  • Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Unscheduled
  • Shift: Day Job


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