Sanford Health Dietitian - Nutrition in Sheldon, Iowa

Job Title: Dietitian | Nutrition | Sheldon

City: Sheldon

State: Iowa

Department : NUTRITION

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Plans, develops, and provides diet interventions, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition care and preventive counseling to individuals and groups in all areas of primary and specialty patient care, acute care, skilled nursing, and/or out-patient settings. Working on nutrition care protocols for the assigned patient area and acts as leader for the health care team in the implementation of the nutrition therapies. Providing dietary services and monitoring nutritional care of patients of all ages including neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Incorporating new trends and techniques as necessary to design patient care plan and update standards of care policy manuals and educational material. Educating on diet according to disease state, medical condition and health risk.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Applies professional conduct and ethics in daily work; acts in compliance with legal requirements. Assists in calculating data for monitoring, measuring, analyzing, and reporting aggregate risks. Champions and contributes to the trend of professionalism in the field of nutritional therapy. Conducts client assessments and recommends nutritional therapies accordingly. Confers with clients to determine their range of acceptance; modifies diets as needed. Demonstrates knowledge of development and delivery of patient education for diverse audiences. Documents the critical elements within a patient chart to help others. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Follows up with patients using related diets and responds to their inquiries. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary. Monitors and reports on clients' responses to certain nutritional therapy plans. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.

QUALIFICATIONS

Currently holds Registered Dietitian (RD) license within the applicable state(s). Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required, or must be registry eligible and obtained within six months of hire within the job. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of hire. Minimum of a Bachelors degree in dietetics or food and nutrition through an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited program. Clinical nutrition experience through an approved coordinated undergraduate program or successful completion of post graduate internship required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sheldon

State: Iowa

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req22189