Yale New Haven Health System

Dietitian; Temporary

US-CT-Greenwich
Job ID
63340
Department
FOOD SERVICES
Category
FOOD & NUTRITION
Position Type
Temporary Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY - FRIDAY
Work Hours
8:00AM - 4:00PM WITH SOME FLEXIBILITY
Work Shift
OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS AFTER FT TEMPORARY WORK IS DONE
Requisition ID
2017-16806

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

To coordinate and deliver medical nutrition therapy and educational services, in a patient focused care environment. Work directly with patients, families, physicians, nurses, and allied healthcare professionals.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Assesses patients' nutritional status per department policies and standards.
  • 2. Develops and implements medical nutrition care plans for assigned patients and documents in the electronic medical record. Evaluates effectiveness of the care plans.
  • 3. Provides medical nutrition education to patients and families. Provides other educational services as assigned.
  • 4. Attends patient focused care rounds. Coordinates patients' medical nutrition cares plans with other team members.
  • 5. Reviews, calculates, and modifies patients' menus for nutritional adequacy and accurate meal delivery.
  • 6. Assists the Senior Dietitian in continuous quality improvement by developing and selecting educational materials and collaborating with other health professionals in the development of programs.
  • 7. Performs other duties as assigned, i.e. participating in committees and attending meetings, supervising dietetic interns.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

B. S. from an ACEND accredited program.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Must be Registered Dietician; CT state license preferred.

 

LICENSURE

 

RD or RD- eligible.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Strong communication skills, both written, and oral.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Multi unit office, kitchen, and patient care areas. Standing, sitting, walking, reaching, bending, talking on the telephone, lifting less than twenty pounds, close eye work.

 

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