Atlantic Health System

Dietitian

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Varies
Category
Allied Health
Department
07805000
Facility
Newton Medical Center

Overview

Newton Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Per Diem Dietitian. Required hours vary, including weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities

  • The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing comprehensive nutrition care.
  • This will be completed with interactions among inpatients, outpatients, registered dietitians, other Food and Nutrition team members, multidisciplinary team members in hospital units, and community organizations.
  • Conducts nutrition screening to identify patients at nutrition risk in accordance with hospital policy.
  • Conducts chart reviews, patient/family interview, and works with the interdisciplinary team to gather necessary information utilizing the nutrition care process to complete nutrition assessments on all assigned patients.
  • Makes appropriate therapeutic diet recommendation, oral nutrition supplements recommendations, or nutrition support recommendations in accordance with hospital diet order guidelines and formulary.
  • Completes order writing for nutrition orders as appropriate per guidelines of AHS and department policy. Completes Education as indicated with patient/family identified needs and ability.
  • Monitors and assigns nutrition assessment follow-ups as per hospital policy. Participates in multidisciplinary rounds as assigned.
  • Provides support to Dietetic Assistants and other Food and Nutrition team members on therapeutic diet and menus as requested.
  • Interacts with the diet office to clarify menus and resolve problems with menus and/or meal service.
  • Participates in the hospital as a nutrition advocate and educator. Participates in community health events as requested.
  • Maintains standards of the Food and Nutrition Department and those set by the hospital, the New Jersey Department of Health, and the Joint Commission.

Qualifications

Education:

  • BS in Nutrition/Dietetics or equivalent.
  • Must be a registered dietitian.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Maintain Registered Dietitian status with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and competencies per AHS department policies.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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