Clinical Dietitian, Wilson Hospital
United Health Services is seeking a Clinical Dietitian to join our Wilson Medical Center team in Johnson City, NY.
Hours per week: Per Diem
Salary range: $24.75-$37.13, depending on experience
Clinical Dietitian Position Overview
The Clinical Dietitian screens patients for nutritional risk and responds to nutrition consults as ordered by providers and the health care team. The Clinical Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy for disease prevention and management to produce positive patient outcomes in the inpatient and outpatient setting for patients identified at nutrition risk and those referred by consult.
UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 280-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center. In this position, you’ll serve a medical facility that is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neurosciences, cancer care, maternity and high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, blood disorder treatment, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. Wilson is a bustling hospital and is a 24-hour designated stroke and chest pain center.
Clinical Dietitian Responsibilities and Expectations
? Identifies patients at nutritional risk using evidenced based criteria.
? Responds to nutrition consults as ordered by providers or requested by patients and members of the health care team.
? Assesses the patient’s nutritional status and develops an interdisciplinary care plan to inpatients and outpatients.
? Provides nutrition education to inpatients and outpatients on prescribed diets.
? Provides follow up care to assess effectiveness of the nutrition care plan.
? Collaborates with other health care team members about patient’s nutritional care through informal dialogue and interdisciplinary patient care conferences.
? Provides assigned learning experiences and evaluation of dietetic interns.
? Provides education and formal or informal presentations to other health care professionals or community groups.
? Gathers quality improvement data and assists in action plans to address areas needing improvement.
? Participates in inter and intra-departmental task forces and committees as requested or assigned.
? Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or related field plus successful completion of a supervised practice program for nutrition.
? Must be eligible to sit for the registration examination for Dietitians.
? Eligibility for registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
? Successful completion of the Registration Examination for Dietitians within 6 months of hire date.
? Obtains NYS certification as a dietitian-nutritionist (CDN) within 1 (one) year of hire or after passing the Registration Examination for dietitians.
? Previous clinical experience in an acute care teaching facility.
? Registered Dietitian
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.
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While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.
These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.
Why United Health Services?
We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.
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