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Food Service Dietitian

Mercy Medical Center Clinton - Germantown, MD

Posted 2 days ago




Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

Inpatient clinical nutrition coverage.

General Summary:

Completes nutrition assessments and provides medical nutrition therapy using the nutrition care process in a timely manner. Delivers individualized nutrition care to patients while performing within the scope of practice per Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary care team and participates in Performance Improvement projects. Provides nutrition education for the patients, family, medical and non-medical staff and community.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):

Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist in the State of Maryland is required.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree OR verification statement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics confirming completion of Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Requirements is required.

  • Active status as Registered Dietitian (RD), Registered Dietitian Nutrition (RDN), or Registered Dietitian Eligible (RDE) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is required.

  • Displays strong communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with physicians, patients, families and other hospital staff.

  • Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information and situations.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in an acute care setting preferred.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write English with understanding.

Working Conditions:

Physical Requirements : Light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently as well as a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Light work refers to working conditions where the use of an arm or leg requires exertion of force greater than that for sedentary work and where the worker sits most of the time.

Visual Acuity : The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and the operation of machines, including inspection of machines; using measurement devices; and assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Environmental Conditions : The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

Works mainly in an office environment, on patient care units, in clinic/outpatient areas and in patient rooms. Requires frequent contact with patients, family and staff.

Reporting Relationship:

Clinical Nutrition Manager Food Services Director Vice President of Support Services.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services ranked by number of visits in the nation, as well as the nations leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.