The division of Pediatric High BMI seeks a Registered Dietitian Consultant to provide clinical support services, this position will provide complex nutritional care for outpatient Pediatric High BMI patients. The ideal candidate will be able to integrate current practice guidelines, make clinical judgments and dietary recommendations. This position will assist division duties within scope that may be assigned by providers, clinical staff, or supervisor. This position will provide direct patient care.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
The ideal candidate will be able to integrate current practice guidelines, make clinical judgements, and dietary recommendations. Direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills, and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate with patient families and provider/ peer team. Electronic health record knowledge or familiarity of similar system.