CLINICAL DIETITIAN-TAMC


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Job Number 54641
Posted 5/9/2018
Account The Aroostook Medical Center
Department Nutrition Service ARG
Location A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 7:30am-4pm
Job Details The Clinical Dietitian will provide nutrition care to patients, residents and people in the community. The Clinical Dietitian works with other health care professionals in improving the nutritional status of patients/residents/clients.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES:



1. Adheres to departmental and organizational policies and procedures for management of supplies and services.

2. Participates in meetings and committees as requested and appropriate.

3. Participates in developing departmental goals and objectives.

4. Provides direct patient care to inpatients, outpatients, and residents with eating disorders, genetic disorders, diabetes and renal disease.

5. Develops, implements, and evaluates nutrition related training programs for staff, patients and community.

6. Provides age-appropriate care to infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients/residents/clients.

7. Maintains effective relationships with medical, nursing staffs and other patient care services conferring with them regarding technical and administrative aspects of Nutrition Services.

8. Participates in the departmental Performance Improvement program.

9. Prepares departmental reports as directed.

10. Counsels patients and/or families on nutrition principles and modified diets.

11. Performs nutritional consultation services for AHC.

12. Ensures the department is in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Local, and Joint Commission regulations and requirements.

13. Performs nutrition contract services as directed.

14. Participates in DSMT Program utilizing the DSMT Program Manual

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

Must currently have or be eligible to have:

1. Registered Dietitian license

2. Licensed Dietitian in the State of Maine

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AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS:



Usual working hours are from 0730 till 1600 Monday to Friday, with some occasional need for evening class/group session and very rarely weekend hours for health fairs.

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EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


1. Experience in acute care and outpatient settings.

2. Experience in long-term care, renal nutrition, diabetes and eating disorders.

3. Experience in teaching for both individuals and groups.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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