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Dietitian I - Quality & Coordination

Job ID: 42648
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Dietitian I - Quality & Coordination for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $28.14 - $42.21; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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Recently named one of Forbes Magazine’s prettiest American cities and a Tree City USA, is Longview Washington, an ideal location on the Columbia River and next to beautiful forests is just 40 miles north of Portland, Oregon, 2 hours south of Seattle, and a short drive to the beautiful Pacific coastline and year-round adventures on Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams. Here and in the other Lower Columbia communities served by PeaceHealth, you can enjoy the familiarity of small-town life, the challenge of working in a first-class regional medical facility, and the fun of living close to the beach, close to the mountains, and close to the big-city attractions.

Responsible for: coordinating all aspects of nutrition care, consulting with other healthcare professionals as needed.

  • Competent use of the Nutrition Care Process including: nutrition assessment, identification of nutritional diagnosis, implementation of appropriate nutrition intervention, and formulation of patient specific goals, monitoring, evaluation, and follow up of outcomes.
  • Using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines will provide nutrition education to patients and families in the outpatient and/or inpatient settings.
  • Provides consult services to other healthcare providers and participates in the interdisciplinary team.
  • Documents in the EMR in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations.
  • When appropriate, makes referrals to other services, agencies and community resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree that meets Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) requirements
  • Successful completion of AND approved internship/training program
  • Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must pass the Registration Exam within 90 days).
  • Current licensure/certification as required by State.
  • Current Medicare provider status number may be required.
  • Position may require valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated skill in teaching adults and pediatrics of varying competency levels
  • Must be able to design, implement, and evaluate instructional materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of departments and work independently on numerous projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in the use of computers including MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs

PHMG PHYSCIAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Melissa, [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

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