Acute Care Dietitian Posted on May 15th, 2023

Registered Dietitian

Job Details

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Type: Temporary

24-40 hours/week | June 24 – 3-month contract
260-bed hospital
Travel/mileage offered, pending location
Entry-level dietitians encouraged to apply | Experience with CBORD preferred

Preferred schedule | Monday – Friday with rotating weekends every 4th
Mostly clinical duties with some food service management | Some intern oversight possible

State College, PA is a college town located in central Pennsylvania, filled with vibrant and exciting nightlife, great shopping, and diverse restaurants! This position is perfect for a dietitian looking for an exciting acute care opportunity in the summer!

Key Duties

  • Conducts a nutrition assessment for patients at nutritional risk per facility policies and procedures
  • Develops and implements an individualized plan for nutrition intervention based on nutrition assessment and evidence-based standards
  • Assess educational needs and provide nutrition counseling for individuals and groups
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team in meetings and/or rounds
  • Experience with electronic charting, the Nutrition Care Process and writing PES statements to provide appropriate documentation for the plan of care
  • Works cooperatively with food service staff to ensure conformance to diet prescriptions
  • Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients’ protected health information
  • Ability to perform work independently with minimal training

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current Registered Dietitian credentialed by CDR
  • PA state dietitian license is required prior to starting position

If you’re looking for better work-life balance, consider consulting. Our team of recruiters expertly match dietitians to opportunities that best suit their abilities and schedule. Dietitians On Demand is a dietitian-focused staffing company with a national footprint. We understand dietitians are essential members of the healthcare team, and we pay you accordingly. This is a contracted temporary position where you’ll work for Dietitians On Demand at one of our client sites.

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  • Premier pay rates and full benefits package
  • Free continuing education
  • Corporate liability insurance
  • W2 employment status
  • Work-life balance by choosing when and where you work
  • Nutrition Care Manual access
  • Opportunity to earn 401K and health insurance benefits based on employment duration

Candidates must successfully complete a thorough pre-hire screening process, including but not limited to: phone screen, background check, drug screen, reference and credential check, clinical competency assessment, and tuberculosis screening. Immunization titers and fingerprinting, as needed.

Interested? Apply online or contact Sarah at [email protected]

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