Dietitian II


  • Location: Seattle, WA

  • Posted: Feb 18, 2019

Job Description


Screen and assess the nutritional status and requirements of all Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT) patients on admission and at designated intervals thereafter according to HCT nutrition care criteria, nutrition risk determination, and medical referral. As determined following admission screening and identification of nutrition risk provide nutrition assessment and counseling for General Oncology patients. Integrate anthropometric measurements, laboratory data, medications, medical history, clinical status and other pertinent into the medical nutrition plan.
Document medical nutrition care in the medical record according to nutrition care criteria
Manage all medical nutrition therapy and nutrition support practices including the coordination of enteral and parenteral feeding practice
Provide education to patients and caregivers through individual counseling and group education appropriate to the age of patients served. Develop appropriate patient materials. Chart patient class attendance in the medical record.
Maintain written and verbal communications with the interdisciplinary medical team regarding patients per department standards. Meet regulatory and standard practice requirements (The Joint Commission, Department of Health, etc.)
Attend scheduled HCT and General Oncology clinic team rounds, case conferences, and patient care meetings
Provide practice-specific education to professional and clinical staff, graduate students, and the lay public through training programs, lectures and seminars
Assist with the implementation and monitoring of and nutrition data collection for FHCRC/UWMC/SCH research protocols. Participate in collaborative research projects as indicated.

Qualifications


Required:
4 year college degree in nutrition or related field
An academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Registered, Washington Stat Certified dietitian
Minimum of 2 years critical care, general oncology and/or HCT/marrow transplant hospital and/or ambulatory clinic clinical experience
Competency in areas of physiology and metabolism, total parenteral and enteral nutrition support and application, medical nutrition therapy, and oncology nutrition management and patient education
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of computer systems including electronic medical records, word processing, spreadsheets, Email, and the Web

Preferred:
Clinical Nutrition Master's Degree
Certified as Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO)
Background in research

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

Employment Type


  • Regular Per-Diem