2 years or more experience working with a young adult/college population preferred.
2 years or more of clinically supervised experience working with patients with a variety of eating disorders including but not limited to restrictive eating, bulimia, purging and binge purging preferredÂ
Strong assessment and planning skills, group facilitation, and writing skills.
Ability to apply current evidenced-based nutrition recommendations.
Ability to motivate and enthuse others in initiating behavior change
Experience with public speaking.
Ability to meet deadlines and good organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively as a team member while also being able to work independently.
Strong listening and communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to be flexible
Certification or Registration Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of The American Dietetic Association
Fire and Safety Certification.Â If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.Â
Diet Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of Thethe American Dietetic Association
Certification specialization, eg:
Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD) (NBNSC)Â Â Â Â Â
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) (NCBDE)
Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) (CDR)
Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR) (CDR)
The Outpatient Dietitian serves in the area of outpatient nutritional care, providing counseling services to patients with liver, kidney, and pancreas disease processes throughout stages of transplant or donation. These disease processes require nutritional management and impact on nutritional status. The outpatient dietitian is responsible for developing assessment techniques and education protocols and programs that are necessary for providing comprehensive nutritional care for outpatients who may have complex nutritional and/or psychosocial problems that impact on adherence to prescribed dietary regimens. Assesses for presence of malnutrition by utilizing nutrition focused physical exam, interviewing the patient, and completing thorough chart reviews. The Outpatient Dietitian is also responsible for providing professional guidance and education in nutritional management and diet counseling of outpatients to physicians, allied health professionals, dietetic students, and entry-level dietitians. When needed, the Outpatient Dietitian provides assessments and/or educates patients while they are admitted in the hospital. In this instance, they collaborate with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy, identifies patients at high nutrition risk based on criteria outlined by the Hospital, assess nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs of patients, develops and implements the nutrition care plan, evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention, and provides nutrition education to patient and family members on appropriate food selections and eating behaviors to accomplish patient goals. The Outpatient Dietitian participates in performance improvement and research activities, supervises nutrition assistants and mentorsâ dietetic interns/students, as well as, actively assesses, evaluates and maintains professional development and competency related to the competencies outlined in the position description.
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