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Providence Health & Services Dietitian in Milwaukie, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR.

In this position you will:

  • Work closely with the departmental and interdisciplinary health care team to provide inpatient and outpatient care that is integrated and compatible with patient-centered medical goals and objectives.

  • Utilize the Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (NCPT) to assess nutrition status, identify nutrition diagnoses, performs nutrition-focused physical examination, interprets results and makes nutrition diagnoses, orders nutrition and diet orders, designs and implement nutrition care plans and evaluate outcomes of nutrition care plans for patients who are at nutrition risk or malnourished.

  • Provide medical nutrition therapy and professional nutrition counseling methods to patients, families and the community.

  • Apply evidence-based practice guidelines, instructional methods and tools in clinical practice.

  • Utilize nutrition-related information systems and patient medical record systems to successfully coordinate patient nutrition care and dining experiences.

  • Apply evidence-based practice guidelines, instructional methods and tools in clinical practice.

  • Utilize nutrition-related information systems and patient medical record systems to successfully coordinate patient nutrition care and dining experiences.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition or related area granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent.

  • Completion of dietetics coursework and supervised practice through a Didactic Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship -or- Coordinated Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

  • License to practice as a registered dietitian in the State of Oregon

  • Unregistered dietitians who hold a verification statement or certificate of completion from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) showing completion of the ACEND approved dietetic internship, and who are eligible to take the Commission on Dietetic Registration examination to be a registered dietitian or registered dietitian nutritionist, may be hired with some caveats. Hire is pending passing the examination and being accepted for licensure in Oregon, within 3 months of the hire date. One more attempt at passing the exam may be considered within a specified time frame not to exceed 2 additional months. Should the person again not pass the exam, they will be terminated from employment. This option is only available in facilities where there is another RD LD able to co-sign on all health record notes

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in dietetics-related field or with a Master’s degree in dietetics field expected to be conferred within 3 months

  • 1 year experience in clinical setting for generalist

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 233376

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