Registered Dietitian - Per Diem

Job ID
2020-117667
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Nutrition Services
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
St Bernardine Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Sunday ( 8:00 AM-4:30PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SAN BERNARDINO

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is a  342-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute, an award-winning orthopedics program, surgical weight loss, and is an official Neurovascular Stroke Center, as designated by ICEMA.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stbernardinemedical for more information.

Responsibilities

Plans and delivers nutrition care of patients in accordance with the physicians' diagnoses and requirements of regulatory agencies. Functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team to assess newly admitted patients identified as high nutritional risk. Develops nutrition plan of care as appropriate for patients of any age, including infants, children, adolescent , geriatric and the terminally ill patients. Is a member of the Food and Nutrition Management Team. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of St. Bernardine Medical Center. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support St. Bernardine Medical Center's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of therapeutic approaches and principles of Medical Nutrition Therapy and ability to plan, develop and deliver nutritional interventions as well as provide individualized dietary consultations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to assess patients and develop and implement a treatment plan.
  • Knowledge of education concepts and techniques; the ability to educate people about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices associated with menu planning; ability to plan nutritious and varied meals for patients and staff.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations governing dietary guidelines; ability to apply these theories to design, develop and maintain a healthy diet.
  • Knowledge of customer service concepts and techniques; ability to meet or exceed customer needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner.

Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum one (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian; Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or related field
  • Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian

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