Nov 28, 2018

Clinical Dietitian - Food and Nutrition Services (Limited-term, Full-time, Days / Evenings)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Description** The Clinical Dietitian works closely with the interdisciplinary team to provide medical nutrition therapy to participants that is integrated and compatible with the patient's medical program goals and objectives.Primary responsibilities include providing functional oversight to the Nutrition Coordinators at each site, serving as liaison between food service staff and participants, implementing medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocols/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; and participating in performance improvement efforts. This is a limited-term position with an anticipated duration of approximately 16 weeks. **Qualifications** **Education / Licensure /Certification / Registration:** + Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition / Dietetics / Related Field required, Master’s preferred. + Registered dietitian with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association + Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) obtained through the American Heart Association required. **Experience:** + Experience with Elder community required. + Experience in Long term care preferred **Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:** + Comprehensive knowledge and application of nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy. + Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms. + Ability to function independently. + Ability to effectively counsel and educate others. + General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Senior Care **Employee Status:** Limited Term **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day/Evening **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Other **Weekend Requirements:** Other **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 64 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.

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