Dietitian

  • Confluence Health
  • 1201 South Miller Street Wenatchee Washington 98801 United States
  • Posted: Apr 24, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

Please note: this is a pool, as needed position.  No guarantee of hours.

Position Summary:

Collaborates with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy. Primarily focused on Clinical Nutrition for Inpatient/Acute Care and Transitional Care Unit/Rehab for patients of all ages.

Position Reports To:

Reports to Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Manager.

Essential Functions:

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements specific to disease state and age.

  • Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention. Fosters continuity of care across the continuum of care.

  • Provides nutritional care to patients in assigned area in a timely fashion according to standard policies and procedures.

  • Provides nutrition education to patient and family.

  • Produces timely documentation in patients, Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

  • Work with interdisciplinary team members to provide quality nutrition care to patients.

  • Teach Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab classes, community education classes, and staff education.

  • Participates in LEAN performance improvement and research activities.

  • May include outpatient nutrition counseling.

  • Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification and Washington State Food Handlers Permit upon hire.

  • Other duties as assigned.


    Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.

    Qualifications:

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or related field.
    • Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
    • Obtain Washington State Certified Dietitian, within 3 months of start date.
    • Must be proficient with Windows navigation, Microsoft Office Suite.


    Desired:

    • 2 years of acute care experience.
    • Masters degree.
    • Advanced/Board Certification
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or ASPEN registration.
    • Software/Platform Skills: Electronic Medical Records experience.

    Physical/Sensory Demands:

    O = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.

    F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.

    C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.


    Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:

    • Walking - C
    • Sitting/Standing - C
    • Reaching: Shoulder Height - O
    • Reaching: Above shoulder height - O
    • Reaching: Below shoulder height - F
    • Climbing - O
    • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less - O
    • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
    • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds - O
    • Lifting: 25 pounds or less - O
    • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
    • Lifting: Over 50 pounds - O
    • Carrying: 25 pounds or less - O
    • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
    • Carrying: Over 50 pounds - O
    • Crawling/Kneeling - O
    • Bending/Stooping/Crouching - O
    • Twisting/Turning - F
    • Repetitive Movement - C

    Working Conditions:  

    Open office concept.

    Job Classification:

    FLSA:

    Non-Exempt

  • Hourly/Salary:

    Hourly

    Physical Exposures For This Position:

    • Unprotected Heights - No
    • Heat - No
    • Cold - No
    • Mechanical Hazards - No
    • Hazardous Substances - Yes
    • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential - Yes
    • Lighting - Not specified
    • Noise - No
    • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation - No
    • Infectious Diseases - Yes