Clinical Dietitian

  • Location: Searcy, AR
  • Posted: Jan 27, 2020

Job Description

Degree Required
Education: Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Food and Nutrition or related degree. Registered, American Dietetic Association after completion of internship or approved graduate program. Licensed, Arkansas Dietetics Licensing Board preferred. Job required reading, writing and math skills.

Training and Experience: Must have good communication skills. Previous experience in clinical nutrition preferred. Some computer knowledge necessary.

Job Knowledge: Should be knowledgeable about basic nutrition, clinical nutrition and applicable JCAHO and State Health regulations. Should have ability to use the quality improvement techniques as outlined in the JCAHO regulations. Should be familiar with current literature available for educating patients and make decisions regarding which literature to use. This position requires knowledge in the care of patients of all age groups: neonate, infant, childhood, adolescence, adult and geriatric.

Works with management dietitian in preparation of menus for patients and in solving problems pertaining to patient food service. Is on call for problems pertaining to patient food service. Must be able to adjust speed of work as the need requires. Subject to regular interruptions by nursing and dietetics associates, physicians and other hospital associates.

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Schedule Information

Schedule: Days

Unity Health

3214 E. Race Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143

Opened: 1967

Phone: (501) 380-4600

Fax: (501) 380-4601