Clinical Dietitian

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Location
NM
Salary
$48,500 - $70,387
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
2494233
TITLE: Outpatient Clinical Dietitian
LOCATION: NM

Would you like live and work in an area that can offer a little bit of everything?
Would you like to live in an area that has sunshine almost every day of the year?
How about finding a career and life balance?
Where could you go and have a positive affect on patient care and enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the mountains, river activities and a mixture of outdoors as well as bountiful indoor activities for anyone of any age?
The hospital serves over 300,000 residents and you can be part of the team that focus is on patient safety and delivering the highest quality care.

SUMMARY:
Provides outpatient and clinical nutrition services through utilization of all aspects of the nutrition care process.  
Outpatient services may include cancer or bariatric population and nutrition services for the Wellness Center.
Conducts Nutrition Screening/Prioritization of care for all patients that need to be seen on a daily basis.
Utilizes knowledge in the area of medical nutrition therapy to apply the Nutrition Care Process, including completion of the nutrition assessment, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition interventions, and monitoring and evaluating of the patient’s progress according to age, disease, and individual needs.
Utilizes current/evidence based protocols in order to ensure medical nutrition therapy practices to meet established guidelines.
Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education. 
Develops, evaluates and utilizes appropriate education materials for patients. 
Identifies learning needs using methods appropriate to each patient's developmental and educational level; evaluates and documents learner response to teaching.
Completes all required documentation including nutritional care plan, assessments, consultations, nutrient intake analyses and patient education in the patient's medical record and on all required documentation tools in a timely, professional and thorough manner.
Attends multidisciplinary care plan rounds on assigned floors as indicated by hospital and department policy and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a BS, BA or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a related discipline. 
Successful completion of internship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). 
Minimum of 1 year as a practicing registered dietitian preferred. 
Must be a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Licensed Dietitian with the State of New Mexico. 

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Facility is over 200 beds
Shift Differentials are also paid according to the shift the Outpatient Clinical Dietitian works(3p-11p-$2.00,11p-7a-$2.75  Weekends: 11p Friday through Sunday 11p-$2.00).  
Outpatient Clinical Dietitian must work at least four consecutive hours to be eligible for the shift differential.


The facility is offering a competitive hourly range between $23.33-$33.84 depending on experience. They also offer a great benefit package.