Sep 17, 2021

Dietitian Specialist 2

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

Clinical Services IP and OP - NICU

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.

The Dietitian Specialist-Two (2) responsibilities include completing inpatient and/or outpatient nutritional assessments and reassessments according to scheduled time frames and implementing appropriate interventional strategies to improve the nutritional outcome of patients requiring a specialized program. Participates in outpatient group nutrition classes as assigned and/or arranges individual appointments when referrals are received. Provides specialized nutrition education to patients and family members. Provides in-services and lectures to clinical staff, and mentors dietitians, dietetic technicians and diet aides to improve performance standards. Participates in educating dietetic and medical students, and serves as a consultant for interns, residents, and attending physicians. Assigned duties may include inpatient, outpatient, and/or clinic setting. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree required, preferably in Nutrition related field. Minimum two years of clinical nutrition experience required. Certification from Commission on Dietetic registration required. Board Specialist Certification required in lieu of Master's Degree.

A thorough knowledge of clinical nutrition in area of specialty. Handling/gripping, speed movements, fine dexterity, writing and speaking skills necessary for the job. Able to operate calculator, computer, pager, copy machine and telephone. Must be able to communicate effectively with others, collaborating and accepting direction, able to work calmly and courteously under pressure, display a positive and professional demeanor to patients, visitors, and co-workers, able to be consistent in enforcing Medical Center policies. Ability to speak English fluently. Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, making judgments, make and follow through on plans, reasoning and problem solving skills, mathematical skills, must be able to organize and prioritize workload, detail oriented. Ability to hear conversations in person and on the telephone. Ability to speak clearly and with a volume required to carry on clear conversations in person and on the Telephone. Ability to document effectively. Ability to see information necessary for the position.

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