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Dietitian I, Full Time at Mercy in Joplin, Missouri

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


A competent clinical dietitian who coordinates and provides full range of nutritional care services integrated with other facets of health care to all patients that promotes and aids in the restoration of health. Completes accurate and appropriate clinical nutrition assessments, reassessment and nutrition counseling to patients/families according to established standards of care, individualized for each patient and executes nutrition care plans and interventions, while working with other care teams to achieve goals, positive outcomes and patient/family's values and goals. Provides effective patient teaching. Is a participative member of the clinical nutrition and interdisciplinary care teams. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with Mercy's mission, values, charism and service standards.


* Experience: 1. One year minimum as a clinical dietitian working in a clinical nutrition practice area. (required) 2. Be able to work independently with little supervision.

* Required Education: Bachelors degree in Nutrition meeting requirement for registration by the, The Commission on Dietetics Registration/recognized by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (required) Must obtain 15 CPEUs annually to maintain registered dietitian credential or cumulatively 75 hours within a 5-year period. (required)

* Certifications: Licensed and Registered Dietitian. Credential recognized by The Commission on Dietitics Registration. (required) Must be registered with the State of Missouri or eligible to receive Missouri license. RD/LD Registered Dietitian, Or Registry Eligible - RD Within 6 Mo/LD Within 3 Months Of RD MO and LD Licensed Dietitian Within 3 Months Of Registry

* Other: Must be willing to learn EN/TPN

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.