Riverside Behavioral Health Center , a Campus of Riverside Regional Medical Center located in Hampton, Virginia is currently seeking a dynamic part time Dietitian.
JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of the Director of Nutrition Services and/or Director of Nursing depending on facility structure. Responsible for the Medical Nutrition Therapy of the patients according to the physician diagnoses to include: Nutrition Education, screening/assessment of nutritional needs to identify those at nutritional risk. Participates in performance improvement activities, serves as a member of multidisciplinary teams, teaches group nutrition education classes and provides in-services for the Nutrition Services employees and other hospital staff. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policy and procedure guide. Promotes and maintains safe work
environment for staff as well as our customers, incorporating national patient safety initiatives and exercises independent judgment. May perform other duties as assigned by the director.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) required. Participates in continuing educational requirements to maintain registration.
CERTIFICATION: Current National CDR administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) in good standing required. Maintaining a minimum of Food Handlers Certification preferred. ServSafe Certification preferred. CDE, CNSD, Weight Management certifications desirable. Diabetes Educator Certification preferred. Current BLS certification is required within 10 days of hire.
EXPERIENCE One-two years of healthcare related preferred.
HOURS: Day time hours, some holidays and weekends required