Licensed Dietitian - Per Diem


  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Posted: Apr 19, 2019

Job Description


Description
Under the supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager and the Licensed Dietitian, the Clinical Dietitian performs a variety of duties pertaining to the delivery of high quality, personalized Medical Nutrition Therapy to patients.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities

Attends department meetings, monthly in-services, training classes, etc as assigned.

Performs tasks associated with Medical Nutrition Therapy which may include but are not limited to:

nutritional assessment

nutrition therapy care planning

nutrition education

reassessment and follow-ups

writing orders for Medical Nutrition Therapy in collaboration with the medical team, including but not limited to:

initiating and/or adjusting diet modifications based on medical condition, disease state or patient request to be consistent with therapeutic home diet

ordering oral nutrition supplements

ordering vitamins or minerals

initiating or changing a calorie level

modifying enteral nutrition including formula type, rate and frequency

initiating nutrition related laboratory tests

participation in patient care rounds

The Licensed Dietitian in involved in the Departments Performance Improvement Initiatives and is required to assist with data collection, analysis and interpretation.

The Licensed Dietitian is required to act as a preceptor to Dietetic Interns.

The Licensed Dietitian is responsible for upholding and enforcing standards and policies as set forth by the hospital and the department.

Schedule: Per Diem

About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why weve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If youre looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Womens Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree is required. Healthcare experience is preferred. Successful completion of a Practical Experience, approved by the CDR, is required (e.g. Dietetic Internship, AP4 Program, Coordinated Undergraduate Program, etc). Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is preferred. The Clinical Dietitian must be considered Registration Eligible by the CDR. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must have basic computer skills in order to be able to use various computer programs/systems within the hospital. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Staff adheres to all C.A.R.E. Standards.

EEO Statement
Brigham and Womens Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employees protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

1153 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02130

Opened: 1900

Phone: (617) 983-7901

Fax: (617) 983-7901

Web: http://www.brighamandwomensfaulkner.org

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