Dignity Health Clinical Dietitian in GRASS VALLEY, California
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff.
Provides medical nutritional therapy to patients by assessing nutritional status, developing a plan of care to maintain or improve nutritional status, periodically evaluating the patient's response to the plan of care, and modifying it as required for optimal outcomes. Counsels patients and/or families about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition.
Completes patient nutritional assessment and establishes plan of care for patient's nutritional requirements; utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns
Documents assessment, plan, actions and patients' progress
Develops, reviews, updates and implements educational materials to meet the needs of patients and clinical professionals
Serves as an expert resource and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary medical team on any nutrition-related matters
Participate in care planning meetings, rounds, and test trays in the kitchen
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field
Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian
Minimum one (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian
Knowledge of therapeutic approaches and principles of Medical Nutrition Therapy and ability to plan, develop and deliver nutritional interventions as well as provide individualized dietary consultations
Knowledge of and ability to assess patients and develop and implement a treatment plan
Knowledge of education concepts and techniques; the ability to educate people about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition
Knowledge of principles and practices associated with menu planning; ability to plan nutritious and varied meals for patients and staff
Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations governing dietary guidelines; ability to apply these theories to design, develop and maintain a healthy diet
Knowledge of customer service concepts and techniques; ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner
- One (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian; working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred
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Job ID 2018-60948
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Nutrition Services
Hours / Pay Period 16
Facility Sierra Nevada Memorial
Location GRASS VALLEY
Standard Hours Varies
Work Schedule 8 Hour