Nov 19, 2021

Dietitian Inpatient - Fh Clinical Nutrition

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Dietitian Inpatient (0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Fh Clinical Nutrition at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Dietitian Inpatient (Registered Dietitian) is a member of a multidisciplinary team that assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of a patient's nutrition care. The Dietitian Inpatient is able to use validated tools to identify patients that require nutrition interventions or that have the potential for developing nutrition related problems.

In this position you will:

  • Uses the Swedish Medical Center Nutrition Screening and Assessment Policy and Procedure (for Adults or Pediatrics) to identify and provide a nutrition assessment for patients requiring nutrition interventions or with the potential for developing nutrition related problems. Effectively uses anthropometric measures and/or growth measurements, laboratory data, medical test results, medical history, food and nutrition history and behavioral and cultural factors in their nutrition assessment.
  • Performs nutrition focused physical exams when appropriate and incorporates the results into the patient nutrition assessment.
  • Organizes nutrition risk factors, complications and assessment data to identify and label specific nutrition problems that the Clinical Nutrition Specialist will address
  • Provides a nutrition diagnosis of malnutrition in hospitalized patients using approved criteria. Communicates the diagnosis to the LIP
  • Develops a specific nutrition care plan and plans interventions based on the nutrition assessment and diagnosis

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree In Food & Nutrition or Dietetics and
  • Completion of an approved Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Internship
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Washington State Certified Dietitian or obtains certification within 6 months of hire.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 295612