Sep 20, 2021

Dietitian Specialist 1

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

Job Description

CH: Pediatric Diabetes Center (Full-Time, Day Shift) -

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

The Dietitian Specialist-One (1) is responsible for completing nutritional assessments and reassessments according to scheduled timeframes and implementing appropriate interventions to improve the nutritional outcome of patients. Is responsible for providing nutrition education to patients and family members, mentoring dietetic technicians, and acting as a clinical preceptor to dietetic students and/or other health care team members. Is responsible to work shift as assigned by supervisor. May be assigned duties in the inpatient and/or clinic setting. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Nutrition related field. Master's Degree preferred. Registration from the Commission on Dietetic Registration required. California Children’s Services (CCS) paneling preferred. Application for CCS paneling must be submitted within two years of hire date as Registered Dietitian with Pediatric Clinical Team required.

Entry level knowledge base with emphasis in clinical nutrition. 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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