Logan Health Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition Services Whitefish - PRN in Whitefish, Montana
Job Description Summary:
Responsible for the assessment and implementation of nutritional care plans for patients of Logan Health - Whitefish; interacts with nurses and physicians as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Conducts outpatient nutritional counseling; in-service education for LHW staff and physicians; and nutrition education programs for staff and the community. Responsible for Diabetes Education. Performs other duties as assigned.
Interacts with nurses and physicians as a member of the interdisciplinary team; and assesses and implements nutritional care plans for patients. Interacts with nurses and physicians as a member of the interdisciplinary team. (EF) Assesses and implements nutritional care plans for patients. (EF) Provides nutrition consults/education to patients when ordered by physicians. (EF) Conducts patient calorie counts for 3 days, or longer in exceptional cases, as ordered by physicians. (EF) Reviews menus to ensure accuracy of patient diets. (EF) Documents and completes work appropriately and in a timely manner. (EF) Maintains positive rapport and communications with patients, clients, and hospital staff. (EF) Responsible for Diabetes Education. (MF) Attends daily operations meetings. (MF)
Conducts outpatient nutritional counseling; provides in-services to staff and medical providers; and nutritional education programs for staff and the community. Conducts outpatient nutritional counseling. (EF) Provides in-services to kitchen/nursing/medical staff prn. (MF) Provides nutritional education programs for staff and the community. (MF) Maintains and orders nutrition education materials. (EF) Supervises dietary staff, educating and answering questions in regards to diets and patient feeding, and informing FSD when concerns/changes arise. (EF)
Performs other duties as directed/requested. Maintains financial awareness. (EF) Performs other duties and functions as the job evolves, and as directed/requested. (MF)
Other duties as assigned.
Compliance Plan and Code of Conduct: LHW is dedicated to the highest ethical standards as it is essential to meeting our commitment to our mission and vision. Individual responsibilities include adhering to our organizational Compliance Plan and Code of Conduct.
Maintains awareness and understands the organization-wide compliance plan. Familiar with and adheres to LHW’s published Code of Conduct which provides guidance and expectations regarding confidentiality, conflict of interest, billing, controlled substances, Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), payment for referrals, gifts, anti-kickback laws, safety and health, waste disposal, and compliance with antitrust laws, advertising and marketing, discrimination, insider trading and government requests. (EF) Reports any violation or suspected violation of this Code or other hospital policies or procedures to supervisor, Compliance Officer or through the compliance hotline. (EF) Attends and/or completes mandatory training regarding organizational compliance. (EF)
Bachelor of Science or Advanced degree from an accredited institution with a major emphasis on foods and nutrition. Completion of American Dietetic Association approved dietetic internship or equivalent. Current membership in American Dietetic Association. Licensed by the Montana State Board of Medical Examiners to function as a Licensed Nutritionist. Maintains Licensure through continuing education. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and preferably Meditech. Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field of dietetics. Registered Dietitian.
Desire: Serv-Safe Certification.
Variable (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Typically works variable shifts on variable days as needed.
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If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
Patient Centered Care
Welcome to Logan Health - Whitefish and thank you for your interest in becoming a part of our fascinating team. We believe that everyone who works at Logan Health - Whitefish is a caregiver, regardless of their job description. While Logan Health - Whitefish provides competitive pay and benefits, as well as a comfortable work environment, our employees are motivated by our service commitment to provide quality patient care for our community.
As a Planetree affiliate, we have embraced the philosophy of providing patient-centered care, recognizing diversity and providing exceptional customer service. It was the catalyst for change that resulted in Logan Health- Whitefish receiving national recognition for six consecutive years from Avatar International, Inc. for exceeding patient expectations. We take pride in providing our quality level of service and continuously work to go above and beyond our stellar reputation.
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