Sutter Health Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition and Food Services (On-Call, Days) in Sacramento, California

Description

Job Summary

Manages medical nutrition therapy for inpatients and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

Qualifications

Education/Certification/Licensure:

  • B.S. degree in dietetics, food and nutrition or related field.

  • Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by CADE of the American Dietetic Association.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Registered dietitian with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association OR if Registration eligible, must pass registration exam within 90 days of hire.

  • Advanced certification preferred (i.e. CNSD, CDE, CSP, CSR).

Experience/Knowledge/Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling principles, pathophysiology, nonpharmacolgic and pharmacologic interventions. * General knowledge of nutrient analysis, word processing and spreadsheet software.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.

  • Recent experience in an acute health care setting is preferred. Expertise in sub-specialty and Long-Term Care is desirable.

  • Previous supervisory/management experience is preferred.

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Collaborates with food service staff to provide quality patient food service.

  • Collaborates with other RD's in the region to maintain diet manual, clinical policies and procedures, education materials and nutrition practice guidelines.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary patient rounds as scheduled.

  • Precepts dietetic interns.

  • Provides medical nutrition therapy to inpatients, including assessment, reassessment and education.

  • Provides nutrition information for health professionals and the community that may include public speaking, news releases, and other forms of publications.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: One Weekend a Month

Schedule: On-Call

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: varies

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.