Sr. Clinical Dietitan - **CDE required**
St. Jude Medical Center
Fullerton, California 92835
Job Description and Requirements
Role and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, using a high level of individual judgement and critical thinking skills, conducts complete and focused clinical nutrition assessments, prioritization of complex data, problem solving, counseling, and recommend, and implement and monitor medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for patients of all ages with complex nutritional needs and medical diagnosis. Works in conjunction with other healthcare professionals, such as pharmacists, nurses, and physicians to maintain optimal nutrition health for individuals with potential or known alterations in nutritional status. Provides education and training of patients, caregivers, health care professionals, dietetic interns, and subordinate staff concerning theories, principles, and practices of specialized MNT. Provides direct supervision over the daily work assigned to the Registered Diet Technician.
Excellent customer service, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge in JCAHO requirements and Title 22. Utilizes computer systems effectively Ã¢ CBORD and Meditech. Visual ability for observation of patients, reading, and writing.Knowledge of medical terminology for all age groups.Public speaking skills. Computer based documentation.
Bachelor Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or related field
Current Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), with a minimum of one advanced certification including such distinctions as, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE), Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR) and/or Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP), Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO)or MasterÃ¢s Degree in nutrition or related field.
Minimum of two yearsÃ¢ experience in direct patient nutrition care.
Anne Marie Perry, Sr. Recruiter
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive
Fullerton, California 928354
[posted Dec 22, 2016]
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