Clin Registered Dietitian II - 0.8 - Days - Nutrition Services @ MV at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California

Posted in Other 18 days ago.





Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.

FTE

0.8

Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours

64

Work Shift

Day: 8 hours

Job Description

The Clinical Registered Dietitian is a member of the professional health care team who provides general clinical nutrition care to all patients on units which they are trained and are competent to perform. The Clinical RD identifies patients with increased protein and/or energy needs or other medical/nutrition problems that may place them at nutrition risk. Develops and implements and implement nutrition care plans, including continued monitoring, assessment, nutritional support, discharge planning, and patient/family education of all patients with special nutritional needs/support. Participates in performance improvement and special projects in assigned areas of responsibility. In the outpatient setting provides nutrition counseling to those with specific medical problems and those wishing to promote optimal health. Delivers education through individual counseling, group classes, and community presentations.

Qualifications

Complete the minimum education requirements as set forth by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Minimum three (3) years of experience in an acute care hospital setting

Must meet one of the three qualifications below:

a. Masters Degree in a nutrition or health related field, OR

b. Complete fellowship related to nutrition, public health or healthcare administration, OR

c. Complete and maintain certification in a particular area of expertise by CDR and/or ASPEN and/or American Association of Diabetes Educators resulting in any of the following credentials and consecutive recertification periods:

* Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR)

* Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition (CSG)

* Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO)

* Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)

* Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

Must be a Registered Dietitian; registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as defined by the California Business and Professions Code, and be current with CDR portfolio.

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer:
El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.