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Clinical Dietitian

Company: Raleigh General Hospital
Location: Beckley
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Raleigh General Hospital -Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Raleigh General Hospital is a 300 bed facility caring for nearly 13,000 patients each year with over 50,000 being treated in our emergency room. We offer a wide range of surgical services as well as specialty programs including Cardiac CTA, Digital Mammography, and Trauma Services. Where We Are:Beckley is an ideal place to live and boasts many scenic, cultural, and recreational opportunities. From restaurants and breweries to art galleries and unique attractions, Beckley is an outdoor playground with something for all tastes. - Why Choose Us: - - - - - - - - - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - - - - - - - - - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - - - - - - - - - Educational assistance and tuition assistance for qualified applicants - - - - - - - - - Professional development opportunities and CE assistance - - - - - - - - - And much more---Position Summary:Plans and directs activities related to nutritional care of patients. -Interprets physician's orders in terms of individualized daily meal patterns and menus according to therapeutic needs.
Utilizes knowledge of various disease states as they relate to food intake and nutritional requirements under varying types of therapy. Considers behavioral, social and psychological implications of acute and chronic illness as well as patient's social and financial status while meeting medical requirements for nutritional therapy. Provides nutritional education for prevention and treatment. Works with nutritional manager and dietary staff on diets, menu, and recipes.
Writes diet orders as needed.Essential Functions:Conducts nutrition assessments. Plans, provides and evaluates effects of nutritional care to patientsDrag -Edit -DeleteProvides nutrition education and counseling to patients and/or concerned others. Applies knowledge of age-related factors appropriately to patients, utilizing appropriate policies and procedures.Drag -Edit -DeleteAdvances competence as a practitioner in the profession of dietetics.Drag -Edit -DeleteDemonstrates knowledge of hospital computer system and maintains accurate record of activitiesDrag -Edit -DeleteAttends all departmental staff meetingsReports to: Director of Nutritional Services
Minimum Education
Bachelor's degree - Required with major in food and nutrition required. Appropriate degree that meets the Commission on Dietetic Registration requirements for internship may be substituted.Drag -Edit -DeleteRequired Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Drag -Edit -DeleteDrag -Edit -DeleteRequired Licenses
[West Virginia, -United States] -Other
Licensed with the State of WV Board of Licensed Dietitians.EEOC Statement:Raleigh General Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Raleigh General Hospital, Charleston , Clinical Dietitian, Healthcare , Beckley, West Virginia

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