Dietitian


  • Location: Owatonna, MN
  • Posted: Mar 14, 2019

Job Description


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Owatonna Hospital, located south of the Twin Cities, offers inpatient and outpatient orthopedic, general, urology, plastic, ENT and ophthalmologic surgical services; inpatient mental health; birthing center; emergency medicine; and rehabilitation services through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM. With 331 employees, 163 physicians and 43 staffed beds, Owatonna Hospital serves approximately 42,000 inpatients and outpatients annually. The hospital is connected to Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna and Koda Living Community, an 80-bed long- and short-term care facility.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 48997
Conducts a nutrition assessment of patients based on evidence-based standard by using the nutrition care process.
Carries out physician orders, accurately, and in a timely manner.
Performs technical functions per department/unit procedures.
Organizes and prioritizes patient nutrition care effectively.
Recognizes developmental stages in growth and development from the pediatric to the geriatric population.
Participants in-patient care planning/discharge planning.
Documents pertinent patient data using established charting systems.
Gives accurate and concise reports while observing confidentiality issues.

Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition or Dietetics with successful completion of an accredited internship or affiliate program.

Qualification/Skills

Possesses knowledge and experience in the bases of medical nutrition therapy as well as a strong background in the functional nutrition approach to nutrition counseling
Demonstrates appropriate use of conventional and functional nutrition within a variety of patient populations
Experience in comprehensive/integrative nutritional program development
Understands integrative medicine and the modalities therein and is able to make informed referrals to other integrative medicine practitioners
Excellent counseling skills
In-depth knowledge and experience in working with patient care team.

Licensure/Certifications
Licensed Nutritionist in the State of Minnesota

Work Schedule

This is a casual position.

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.

Owatonna:
Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
Population = 25,000
Service Area = 60,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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