Dietitian at Valor Healthcare, Inc. in Columbia, Tennessee

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:


Valor Healthcare, Inc.

Description:

Valor Healthcare is looking for a passionate Part-time Dietitian to join our team at the Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Columbia, TN. In exchange for your dedication and experience, we are proud to offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, three weeks of PTO to start and a weekday schedule.


Our mission is simple: to provide quality healthcare to America's veterans through our healing focus, indebted hearts, and tireless resolve. Valor operates more than 50 VA CBOCs in the United States as a contractor for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We provide a full range of medical services to veterans through the operations of CBOCs, tailored to meet the specific needs of local VA medical centers. Our comprehensive set of services includes primary care, diagnostics, laboratory, telehealth, behavioral health, and more.


As a Dietitian, you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients with diseases and injuries seeking treatment in the clinic, as directed by physician or mid-level provider. ?You will collaborate with the core PACT Team (Primary Care Provider, RN and Medical Assistant) and expanded PACT Team including family/caregiver, VA, and community-based services involved in developing the patient care plan.?

Core Responsibilities

  • Educate patients on how to select food to maintain and promote health as well as to prevent illness and disease.
  • Plan appropriate diets and menus to meet the needs of individuals whose medical condition can be treated or controlled using diet therapy.
  • Conduct nutrition education classes.
  • Serve as a community resource to patients.
  • Create in house nutrition education materials for use in nutrition education of staff and patients.
  • Provide information and education to staff members using nutrition education materials, or in- service/meetings per request.
  • Monitor and respond to phone and e-mail messages promptly.
  • Inputs all patients' information into VISTA/CPRS.
  • Completes any and all clinical reminders due at the time of each patient visit.
  • Assists in co-managed care collaboration with non-VA providers, and facilities.• Maintains confidentiality of veterans' data and information.
  • Complies with all VA and company training requirements.
  • Fulfill compliance requirements of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Joint Commission(JC), Environment of Care (EOC) oversight, lab compliance and other related items.
  • Remain focused on achieving excellent clinical outcomes through the specified VA guidelines.
  • Must provide excellent customer service to each veteran and his/her family, both in person and over the phone, as well as to fellow colleagues and clinic visitors.
  • Participate in the clinic's outreach events to help support the clinic's enrollment initiatives.
Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Nutrition from an accredited school; Master's degree preferred.
  • Must comply with and maintain all requirements for a valid, unrestricted license in the state of desired employment, or in any U.S. state or territory, depending on VA contractual requirements.
  • Two (2) years' experience with adult patients preferred. Specific requirements could vary based on individual VA contract.
  • Must be credentialed and remain in good standing through the Veterans Health Administration (VA).
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (must be renewed periodically as specified by the certifying agency – AHA valid for two years, e.g.) and in ACLS as specified by individual VAMC contract
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong computer skills, including EMR experience
  • Energetic and optimistic demeanor
  • This is considered a safety sensitive position.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.





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