Dignity Health CLINICAL DIETITIAN in SAN FRANCISCO, California

Overview

St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland. It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park. It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.

Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.

Responsibilities

Position Title: Clinical Dietician

Position Summary:

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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum one (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian; Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field

  • Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian

Qualifications

1-2 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Minimum one year experience as a Registered Dietitian; Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred. 1-2 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. Required: Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian.

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Job ID 2018-57840

Employment Type Part Time

Department Nutrition Services

Hours / Pay Period 40

Facility Saint Marys Medical Center

Shift Varied

Location SAN FRANCISCO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours varied