DIETITIAN - OUTPATIENT


  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • Posted: Oct 14, 2019

Job Description


Provides outpatient nutrition and diabetes counseling and education to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital/Health Group patients. Completes nutrition assessments, developes and implements care plans. Conducts individual and group programs and presentations. Attends meetings and care conferences, provides input and feedback regarding patients nutrition care.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Required:

B.A. or B.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics

Preferred:

LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION

Required:

Registration from the Commission on Dietetic Registration

License by the Montana State Board of Medical Examiners

Preferred:

CDE preferred or previous experience with Diabetes Self-Management Education

EXPERIENCE

Required:

Successful completion of ADA/CDR approved internship - Registration Eligible.

Preferred:

2 years clinical dietetics experience

KNOWLEDGE OF, SKILLS IN, ABILITY TO, COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULY:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Application of Medical Nutrition Therapy

Diabetes Self Management Education including medication therapy

SKILLS IN:

Teaching various nutrition therapy/concepts including Diabetes Self Management Education

Personal Computers, hardware and basic software programs including e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Age appropriate Nutrition counseling and assessments

Advanced oral and written communication skills

Group teaching and presentations

ABILITY TO:

Refer to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines. Follow established Policies and Procedures

Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital

Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments.

Attend staff meetings and in-services

COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY:

Work independently with minimal supervision.

Mentally and physically perform duties of the position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
60% Time Spent - Conducts and documents MNT assessments, education and counseling including Diabetes Self Management Educaiton for patients of BDHS.
10% Time Spent - Develops and presents community and group BDHS programs including DSME and MNT classes
5% Time Spent - Participates in community health fairs and events.
5% Time Spent - Communicates patients nutrition status to other healthcare providers.
25% Time Spent - ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Participates in the development of nutrition education materials and programs.

Bills for professional services.

Coordinates patient care with outside agencies, clinics and other health care professionals

Completes monthly QI monitors and implements actions for improvement

Provides in-service training for nursing and other departments as requested

Acts as the nutrition liason/resource to Health Group clinics

Obtains and maintains supplies needed to perform work duties from office coordinators, print shop, marketing, etc.

Attends meetings as scheduled

Other duties as assigned

Employment Type


  • Casual Call (Per Diem/As Needed)

Bozeman Health

915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 414-5421

Web: http://www.bozemanhealth.org

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