Job: DIETITIAN (Diabetes Education Center) - Bilingual Eng/Span
DIETITIAN (Diabetes Education Center) - Bilingual Eng/Span
Salinas, California 93906
Job Description and Requirements
INSPIRING HEALTHY LIVES
At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we doâfrom the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.
DIETITIAN - BILINGUAL ENGLISH/SPANISH
Natividad Diabetes Education Center
Natividad is currently seeking one permanent, part-time (0.5) Dietitian in the Diabetes Education Center. This position is responsible for providing nutrition counseling and education to outpatients. The successful candidate will consult with the medical and nursing staff on nutrition as needed.
Example of Duties:
â¢ Provides nutrition counseling and education to outpatients
â¢ Prepares education plans covering the steps of nutrition assessment trough evaluation
â¢ Interprets clinical, biochemical and lifestyle data for use in nutritional education
â¢ Prepares, maintains and updates teaching materials and uses motivational techniques and strategies in nutrition education
â¢ Documents the counseling process, keeps records and maintains files
â¢ Consults with the medical and nursing staff on nutrition as needed
â¢ Participates in the Quality Assurance Program
Minimum qualifications include possession of a Registered Dietitian certificate issued by the Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association; proficiency in speaking, understanding and translating in Spanish to include medical terminology; and thorough knowledge of nutritional therapy, clinical and biochemical data, educational and interviewing techniques, nutritional assessment, motivational techniques and strategies, and charting in patient medical records and recordkeeping. Certified Diabetes Education (CDE) certification is highly desirable.
For application materials, contact Natividad, HR, 1441 Constitution Blvd, Bldg 300, Salinas, CA 93906; call us at (831) 783-2700; or apply online at www.natividad.com. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NatividadInspiringHealthyLives/ EOE/M/F/H/V
[posted Nov 20, 2018]
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