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Clinical Dietitian at SCL Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Billings, Montana

Job Description:

In this position, the Clinical Dietitian plans and coordinates patient nutrition care including counseling patients and/or caregivers on diet and nutrition; participating in specialty clinics or programs; and promoting nutrition and the hospital through public relations and marketing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
INPATIENT PATIENT CARE

* Plans and coordinates age appropriate care including general nutrition (visits, monitoring, medical records, and office records), Food/Drug interaction, and recommendations for referrals to other disciplines.
* Provides aggressive nutrition intervention appropriate for age and/or developmental stage and provides follow-up for continuity of care with ongoing evaluations and documentation including assessments, reassessments, and recommendations including NPO.
* Counsels and instructs patients and/or care givers providing written instruction materials.
* Evaluates and documents patient and/or caregiver understanding of diet based on behavioral objectives.

OUTPATIENT PATIENT CARE

* Counsels and instructs outpatients and/or families providing written instruction materials.
* Evaluates and documents patient and/or caregiver understanding of diet based on behavioral objectives.

COMMUNICATION/MARKETING

* Develops and revises education materials and teaching outlines including individual and group handouts, ensuring materials are understandable and accurate.
* Promotes nutrition and the Food Services Department through public relations and marketing.

* BS degree in Nutrition or relevant filed of study with dietetic internship or equivalent.
* Current Registration with the ADA Commission on Dietetic Registration or registry eligible with the ability to obtain within three months of hire
* Current nutrition license with the Montana State Board of Medical Examiners or licensure ready with the ability to obtain within three months of hire
* Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within three months of hire
* Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
* Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position

Qualifications MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings