Providence Health & Services Registered Dietitian - Dietary in Valdez, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Dietician to our Dietary team ( Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This is a day shift on-call position.

In this position you will:

  • Assess medical nutrition therapy needs based upon patient's medical diagnosis, laboratory values, anthropometric measures, medications, age-specific requirements, and other co-morbidity factors identified by the Registered Dietitian or other members of the health care team.

  • Design and evaluate menus and select and maintain nutrition education materials. Update standards of medical nutrition care at least annually.

  • Develop the screening criteria to be used by nurses for identifying patient's nutrition risk.

  • Develop and update individual nutrition assessments and nutritional plans for PSMCC Out-Patient services and wellness coaching clients.

  • Provide nutrition education to patient, follow-up as required, and make appropriate referrals.

  • Accurately determine and record care plan in the medical record using accepted charting formats, computerized system, and forms.

  • Consult with patients and physicians, nursing staff, therapists, pharmacists, coworkers, and other members of the patient care team, keeping them informed of patient's nutritional progress.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition or related field

  • Successful completion of a dietetic internship program

  • Continuing education in accordance with policies determined by the American Dietetic Association for maintenance of registered status

  • Current certification as Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the American Dietetic Association

  • Licensure in according with the laws of the State of Alaska

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Diabetes Educator

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 208114