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NICU CLINICAL DIETITIAN

at St. Bernard's Medical Center in JONESBORO, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

+ JOB REQUIREMENTS

+ Education

+ Has a Bachelors degree or advanced degree from an accredited institution with a major in foods, nutrition, or dietetics. Has completed an internship program approved by the American Dietetic Association or meet the necessary experience requirement to become a registered dietitian. Registry eligible passing registration exam in the first 6 months of employment

+ Experience

+ Varied experience as a clinical dietitian in a hospital preferred.

+ Physical

+ Normal hospital environment. Close eye work, hearing within normal range, and taste distinguishing. 80% of work is in patient contact area. Exposure to biological hazards. Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors. Close eye work. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity. Lifting up to 100 lbs. Carrying up to 40 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 350 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing and reaching

+ This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.

+ JOB SUMMARY

+ The NICU/Clinical Dietitian will provide nutrition care/support for neonates, pediatric, and adult patients. The dietitian will perform a variety of activities related to assessing patient nutritional needs; Develop and implement nutritional therapy plans; evaluate and document results appropriately; educate patient and family about nutrition; promote excellent customer relations and maintain team orientation; support performance improvement; participate in revising patient menus and training staff. Obtains continuing education hours related to life stages in our patient population. Routinely, assigns and responsibly directs staff. Time is split between the neonatal intensive care unit and the general patient care units. This position is required to utilize independent judgment.

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Job Posting: JC187610137

Posted On: Jul 11, 2021

Updated On: Aug 13, 2021