Medical Center - Amb: Pharmacy Mtn View (Full-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.
The Dietitian Specialist 3-MVP coordinates and provides age-specific (neonate, infant, toddler, preschoolers, school age, adolescent, young adult, middle adult, and later adult) nutritional care for patients receiving nursing care and/or pharmaceutical supplies from MVP and/or LLHC. Receives referrals from LLHC nurses, MVP staff, area physicians, and in-patient Nutritional Support Team (NST) members for specialized nutrition care for parenteral, enteral and/or oral nutrition patients, provides outpatient nutritional assessments, reassessments, as well as plans, initiates, implements, and monitors in-home nutritional programs, attends LLHC and MVP case conferences as appropriate, works as and/or contributes to outpatient case management by working to secure and clarify the necessary documentation and authorization for reimbursement for enteral, parenteral and/or other specialized nutritional equipment and/or supplies, educates and trains patients and/or family members on specialized nutrition care programs, serves as an outpatient team educator for fellow team mates, serves as a liaison between the patient, physician, and/or pharmacy, performs performance improvement reviews to improve patient related outcomes. Performs other duties as needed.
Graduate of accredited school with Bachelor`s Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics or related field required. Master`s Degree in Nutrition or related field or Board Specialty Certification in clinical area required. Minimum five years of clinical nutrition experience required. Certification from the Commission on Dietetic registration required. Board Specialist Certification required. Board certification in Nutritional Support (CNSD) and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) core competencies required.
Handling/gripping, speed movements/velocity, fingering/fine dexterity. A thorough knowledge of clinical nutrition with emphasis in area of specialty. Able to assemble, operate and troubleshoot patient related enteral feeding pumps and equipment. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Keywords: Dietitian, Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Additional Information
- Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center
- Employee Status: Regular
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Days of Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
- Monday Hours: 8-5
- Tuesday Hours: 8-5
- Wednesday Hours: 8-5
- Thursday Hours: 8-5
- Friday Hours: 8-5
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