Clinical Dietitian (RD) - Diabetes Services

  • MaineHealth
  • Belfast, ME 04915, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Dietary & Nutrition

Job Description

Summary

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $5,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible Clinical Dietitians!

  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time Clinical Dietitian position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

 

~ 36 Hours a week, Monday – Friday, Day shift ~

Position Highlights

  • Exciting opportunity as a Clinical Dietitian (RD) delivering quality patient care and diabetes education!
  • Full time, day shift position in a busy and close-knit specialty care office located in Belfast, Maine. Practice office hours are Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 4 PM & Friday 8 AM – Noon.
  • Exceptional benefits package for employees, includes medical/dental/vision, Paid Time Off, life & disability insurance, retirement with employer match, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, and more!
  • Work for MaineHealth, a non-profit organization and the largest healthcare system in Northern New England. Named by Forbes as a Top 100 Large Employer in 2022!

Position Summary

Waldo County Medical Partners-Diabetes Services has an immediate need for a full time Clinical Dietitian to join our care team. The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for assessing the nutritional status and educational needs of individuals in an outpatient ambulatory setting. The Clinical Dietitian provides counseling and education to patients as appropriate based on assessment findings. Participates in program administration and development.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Education: Bachelor's degree in Nutrition.
    2. License/Certifications: Registered Dietitian and licensed in the state of Maine. Obtain Certification as a Diabetes Educator as soon as 1000 hours of direct diabetes care is completed.
    3. Experience: Minimum one year's experience in individual nutritional counseling preferred.
    4. Completes Diabetes Self-Management Training new instructor program within one year.

Waldo County General Hospital is a 2017 Becker’s Hospital Review Critical Access Hospital to Know that operates as a family of services with Waldo County Medical Partners and Penobscot Shores Retirement Community. Through these organizations, we are committed to providing excellent care for patients and their families in a friendly, caring atmosphere. Services are provided as efficiently as possible with an eye on the future and in collaboration with other community-minded agencies. Waldo County General Hospital is part of the Coastal Healthcare Alliance and the MaineHealth system. We are proud to be part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit family of high-quality providers and health care organizations committed working together so our communities are the healthiest in America. As the largest health care organization in Maine and a leading health care provider serving northern New Hampshire, MaineHealth is recognized as one of the nation’s top integrated health care delivery networks.

Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.