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Clinical Dietitian

  • Location: Springfield, IL
  • Posted: Oct 20, 2017

Job Description

Plans and delivers nutrition care for patients of any age including infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Performs nutrition assessment and care planning and provides education to individuals and groups on medical nutrition therapy. Integrates nutrition care with other treatment modalities. Interprets biochemical and clinical data, identifies and monitors patients at nutritional risk; provides a variety of nutritional therapy interventions to resolve nutritional crisis and to ensure health maintenance. Independently, manages nutrition care for patients utilizing medical staff approved orders protocol.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:
Requires Bachelors degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or related field.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:
Requires Registered Dietitian status or by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or registry-eligible.
Requires licensure in State of Illinois as a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist within 3 months of hire date.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Requires high level of self-direction to work independently.
Requires knowledge and experience to develop -nutrition care plans for oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy.
Requires effective written and verbal communication skills

Employment Type

Full-Time/Regular

Schedule Information

Schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Memorial Health System

701 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62781

Phone: (217) 788-3000

Web: http://jobs.choosememorial.org/

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