Registered Dietitian -$10000 Incentive, Port Angeles, 1.0 FTE, Variable Shift, Wknds & Hols.
The primary function of the dietitian is to provide nutrition care, counseling and education to patients. Works with patients who are receiving treatment in multiple areas including medical/surgical, rehabilitation, long-term care, oncology, critical care and cardiac rehabilitation. Also provides education in diabetes management and maternal and child nutrition/public health. Dietitians provide in-patient care and out-patient counseling at the medical center and its facilities and participate in public speaking, seminars and group classes. Dietitians also serve as advisors in menu planning, patient meal plans, social service and educational settings.
Bachelor’s degree required. Additional certifications such as Certified Diabetes Educator, Medical Nutrition Therapy or Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) preferred. Training in counseling, motivational interviewing, educational and/or public speaking desired.
One year recent experience in acute care and/or ambulatory setting. Experienced in diabetes and weight management care preferred.
Registered dietitian. Washington State Certified Dietitian or eligible. American Dietetic Association member preferred. Must acquire Washington State Food Handler’s License within 60 days of employment.
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