Company: Adventist Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022
To support our Community Health Education program in Hanford,
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Registered
Dietitian who:Provides comprehensive nutritional care to patients
and residents identified with special needs and/or those who meet
nutritional risk criteria. Provides nutritional care which includes
patient assessment and reassessment, patient and family education,
interdisciplinary communication, nutritional plan of care
development, and documentation of all interventions in accordance
with policy and acceptable practice standards. Acts as a competent
clinician who provides clinical care in a skilled and effective
manner, utilizing appropriate technical and decision-making
- Performs assessment of patients to determine those at
nutritional risk. Provides quality nutritional care through
utilization of nutrition plans; facilitating appropriate meal
patterns, monitoring nutritional intake, initiating appropriate
interventions, and providing nutritional education.
- Responsible for the comprehensive initial nutritional
assessment and ongoing reassessment of the patient's nutritional
condition and stability and determination of nutritional diagnosis.
Responsible for the nutritional evaluation of the patient's
response to effectiveness of the implementation of the plan of
- Sets patient care priorities appropriately. Assigns personnel
to patient care activities for effective utilization of skills and
abilities within their job description, scope of practice and level
of competency. Responsible for medical nutrition therapy
administration in a safe and accurate manner, monitoring,
documenting, including patient response.
- Acts as an educational resource for health care team personnel
including dietetic interns, patients, family members and community.
Orients/instructs new professional, registered and assistive and
ancillary personnel on job duties, assignments and clinical
activities of the unit. Provides learning opportunities to meet the
nutrition education needs of patients/family/significant
- Responsible for direct data collection and data assessment of
the patient's nutritional condition and stability. Supervises
indirect data collection of assigned personnel.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:Education:
- Bachelor's Degree in food and nutrition or equivalent:
- Master's Degree: Preferred
- Experience as a Clinical Dietitian: Preferred
- Dietetic internship or its equivalent: Preferred
- Registered Dietitian (RD) within 6 months of completion of
residency program: Required
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a
condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and
religious exemptions may apply.
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