Clinical Dietitian

Westerly, RI
May 13, 2019

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Summary:
Provides nutritional consultation to cancer patients and their families across the continuum of the cancer experience including primary prevention, cancer treatment, secondary prevention, cancer recurrence and palliative care.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Patient care and development
  • 1.1. assesses patients and documents a plan
  • 1.2. calculates special diets`
  • 1.3. educate patient for nutritional needs
  • 1.4. document according to department standards
  • 2. Patient nutritional education
  • 2.1. nutritional counseling to inpatients and outpatients
  • 2.2. documentation of education
  • 3. Visit and evaluate patient
  • 3.1. conducts meal rounds daily
  • 3.2. nutritional resource to the hospital and community
  • 3.3. liaison between patient and physician
  • 4. Training programs
  • 4.1. attends all license programs
  • 4.2. attends all hospital programs
  • 4.3. Maintains copies of CDR credentialing and RI licensure on file
  • 4.4. Abides by the standards set forth by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • 5. Meets department goals and objectives
  • 5.1. supports hospital mission, policies and procedures
  • 5.2. attends staff meetings
  • 5.3. promotes effective working relations

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Must have a bachelor?s degree in nutrition
    Must have completed and maintained requirements for Dietetic Registration (RD)

    EXPERIENCE:

    One year experience in oncology inpatient/outpatient.

    LICENSURE:

    RI license
    Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialed
    CSO (Certified Specialist in Oncology) preferred

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Strong organizational skills and confidentiality required. Must demonstrate communication and problem solving skills.
    Knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process as it relates to the nutrition needs of cancer patients and ability to apply all steps of the process.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 8805

    Department: Cancer Center Medical Onc
    Category: Clinical-other
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 24.00

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