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Registered Dietitian, Weight Management Center, Winston Salem

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 117687
Job Family: Nutrition Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521093431963-Bariatric and Weight Management

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: 

Functions as an active member of the health care team, collaborating with all disciplines to provide the highest quality nutritional care. Assesses nutritional needs for optimal care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups and culturally diverse populations based on disease specific needs. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Nutrition, Foods and Nutrition, Biological Sciences or Dietetics from an accredited college or university and completion of approved registration by the American Dietetic Association required. 
  • Previous experience as a clinical dietitian preferred. 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

  • Registration by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration is required. 
  • Active licensure by the NC Board of Dietetics/Nutrition is required according to policy. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

1. Performs physical assessments and assesses nutritional needs of patients according to departmental and evidence-based standards. 

2. Participates in interdisciplinary clinical rounds and programs to provide optimum nutrition care and improve patient outcomes. 

3. Demonstrates knowledge and use of current literature and evidence-based guidelines/practices in providing appropriate and competent nutritional care. 

4. Contributes to the continuous improvement of patient outcomes and patient care services to achieve hospital and departmental goals. 

5. Provides nutrition information to health care professionals, students, patients, caregivers and the community to promote optimal nutritional health and therapeutic outcomes. 

6. Ensures age/developmentally appropriate patient care. 

7. Demonstrates appropriate, competent and timely nutritional care for transplant patients to meet hospital and regulatory standards, as applicable. 

8. Provides timely outpatient documentation and charging that supports hospital/department standards, as applicable. 

9. Collaborates routinely to reduce the impact of no-shows and optimize clinic productivity to meet hospital/department goals, as applicable. 

10. Adheres to the hospital and departmental policies and procedures promoting a cooperative work environment. 

11. Demonstrates a personal responsibility and commitment to customer service and satisfaction by utilizing communication skills to interact with patients, customers, and staff to develop interpersonal relationships and team building. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with medical and nursing staff, patients, and employees 
  • Basic computer skills 

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