Acute Care Dietitian Posted on May 16th, 2023
Location: Chester, Pennsylvania
40 hours per week | Starting ASAP for 3 months
300-bed acute care hospital
Mileage may be offered depending on location
Experience: nutrition support experience required
Preferred schedule: Weekdays and Weekends. Must be flexible and willing to cover weekends. Saturday is in-house coverage and Sunday is on-call.
Clinical duties only // Critical care, burn ICU, NICU, oncology, cardiac, consults, nutrition screening, nutrition education. Must be comfortable with TPN.
Chester, PA is a small rural town located just outside of Philadelphia. This is a perfect position for a Pennsylvania licensed dietitian who is looking for an exciting full-time acute care opportunity.
- 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
- Current Registered Dietitian credentialed by CDR
- Pennsylvania 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.
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