Clinical Dietitian

Republic, WA

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Job Summary This 13 week contract has the ability to extend or become a full time, permanent hire. We are hiring for a full time Dietitian to come on site and plan, coordinate and manage all patient nutritional care activities. Our hope is to find someone to Develop and implement cost effective, profit generating nutritional programs. There will be a strong focus on tasty and nutritious meal planning for our residents and patients. This individual will also supervise staff in the Dietary Department. More than food some duties and responsibilities Establishes, maintains and implements policies, standards of care and programs in the Dietary Department.Coordinates and directs the clinical activities, including standards determining nutritional intervention to assure the patients at highest risk receive appropriate, timely care.Assesses patients nutritional status according to established standards.Develops nutritional care plans for patients of any age including neonate, child, adolescent, geriatric and terminally ill patients.Develops nutritional care plans based on the cultural orientation of the patient.Evaluates the results of nutritional intervention on the patients nutritional status to determine the need to revise the nutritional plan of care.Improves patients nutritional status by consulting with provider on appropriate nutritional interventions.Develops and implements patient nutrition care programs and ensures consistency of programs.Maintains clinical policy and procedure manual for department to meet regulatory standards and hospital guidelines.Orders and controls materials and resources to effectively ensure the quality and availability of supplies.Responsible for developing and maintaining departmental budget.Develops, implements and documents inservice education programs for dietary staff. About You Bachelors degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).Previous experience as a Registered Dietitian in an acute care setting (preferred). Benefits Paid Medical, Dental and Vision3% Match on 457(b) Retirement PlanFlexible Work ScheduleSign On BonusRelocation Allowance Location Our hospital is located in picturesque northeast Washington State. Situated amidst national forest and mountain passes, it is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise and offers outdoor recreation opportunities for every season. This is a great opportunity to achieve an excellent work/life balance with an affordable cost of living. Position requires physical effort, periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending and/or stooping, twisting, reaching and lifting, pushing or pulling of objects (generally <50 lbs). There will be occasional discomforts dealing with unpleasant situations, exposure to dust, fumes, odors, gases, chemical substances, electrical currents and disruptive/aggressive patients and visitors. May have exposure to bodily fluids such as blood, body waste, and saliva through patient care, waste disposal cleanup and other routines. Our hospital is a drug-free, smoke-free workplace. Successful candidate will be required to submit and pass drug and background screening. Ferry County Health does not discriminate in its hiring process the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct including acts of sexual violence such as rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation and coercion), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Retaliation is also prohibited. Ferry County Health will comply with state and federal laws such as RCW Chapter 49.60, Title IX, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Rights Act, Executive Order 11246 and other similar laws that prohibit discrimination, all as amended. Ferry County Health is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer. COVID-19 considerations All visitors, including staff, are screened prior to entering any building on the campus. Barriers have been installed at all reception areas, and social distancing is in practice. Masks are mandatory on campus.
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP)

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