Northside Hospital Clinical Dietitian I General in Canton, Georgia

Clinical Dietitian I General

  • Facility:Northside Hospital Cherokee

  • Job ID:86678

  • Job Category:Dietitians/Nutrition

  • Employment Type:Full - Time

  • Shift:Day

  • Department:729C CLINICAL NUTRITION

  • Location:Canton, GA

  • Education Required:Specialized training/certification

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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Position Description:

The Clinical Dietitian will be responsible for preparing and implementing nutritional care plans for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in accordance with departmental policy and standards of care. Prioritizes patients at high risk using the dietitian census report, glucose report, albumin report and NST report. Initiate supplements, snacks, calorie counts and consistency changes as part of the patient's continuity of care. Acts as a liaison between the Nutritional Services Department and the Medical Staff, Nursing Staff and other Ancillary Departments. Responsibilities involve providing nutritional counseling to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, families, and others as requested and providing community education when needed. May provide lectures and cooking demonstrations for community outreach programs.

Position Requirements:

B.S. degree in Foods and Nutrition, plus Dietetic Internship or equivalent training. Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Current licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Yes

Work Hours:

Varies

Weekend Requirements:

Yes

On-Call Requirements:

Yes

RP Code:3E8

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..