- Location: Worcester, MA
- Posted: Sep 20, 2019
Responsible for the nutritional care of patients on assigned units and/or clinics and education of hospital, school and community groups in regards to the science of nutrition.
Bachelors Degree from ADA approved four year program in Food and Nutrition or related field. Current registration with Commission or Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency, of the American Dietetic Association, required. Ability to influence the quality of patient care in an advisory capacity to the physician and other health care team members. Demonstrated skill in analyzing problems and making decisions. Strong written and oral communication skills. Massachusetts state license (LDN) is required for outpatient dietitian positions, preferred for inpatient dietitian positions.
Screens patients according to level of need, assigns level of care and performs nutritional
assessments of patients in assigned unit and/or clinic.
Interacts with other members of health care team, such as physician, registered nurse and
pharmacist, to facilitate and deliver effective patient care.
Standards of Respect:
Were striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial for our patients and for each other. Were expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.