• Clinical Dietitian

    Job ID
    2019-88188
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Nutrition Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    8
    Facility
    Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    GLENDALE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    M-F, Weekends, Holidays
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center.  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/glendalememorial for more information.

     

    • highly preferred

    Responsibilities

    Position Title: Clinical Dietician

     

    Position Summary: 

    Provides medical nutritional therapy to patients by assessing nutritional status, developing a plan of care to maintain or improve nutritional status, periodically evaluating the patient's response to the plan of care, and modifying it as required for optimal outcomes. Counsels patients and/or families about food requirement, eating habits, and therapeutic nutrition.

    • Completes patient nutritional assessment and establishes plan of care for patient's nutritional requirements; utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns.
    • Documents assessment, plan, actions and patients' progress.
    • Develops, reviews, updates and implements educational materials to meet the needs of patients and clinical professionals. Serves as an expert resource and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary medical team on any nutrition-related matters.
    • Participate in care planning meetings, rounds, and test trays in the kitchen.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum one year experience as a Registered Dietitian.
    • Valid registration as a Registered Dietitian required
    • Bachelors degree in Nutrition or related field.
    • Working experience in an acute care hospital highly preferred

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