Hancock Regional Hospital

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Clinical Dietitian

Clinical Dietitian

Job ID 
2017-3825
Shift 
Days
Department 
Nutritional Services
Position Type 
Full Time

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Overview

Hancock Regional Hospital is looking for a full time RD to provide exceptional patient care to both our inpatient and outpatient population. RD will have involvement with patients presenting with, but not limited to, Diabetes, Cancer, CHF, Wounds, and Renal Failure. RD will be cross-trained on all areas of the hospital, including our Inpatient units, LTACH unit, and Outpatient Cancer Care Center. Experience is preferred in these areas, but not required. Position will be weekdays and some Saturdays. Good communication skills and teamwork required.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the coordination of nutritional care for inpatients and outpatients. This includes completion of nutritional screenings and assessments and monitoring of EN, PN, and diets to assure adequate hydration and nutrition. Provides education to inpatients and outpatients based on their needs and the orders of physicians. Provides community education. Has an active role in the Quality Improvement process of the hospital and department. Relates to staff and various persons of all ages including neonatal, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics as served by the department. Demonstrates courtesy, effectiveness and discretion in dealing with team members, hospital personnel, patients and the public. Maintains required level of continuing education for related professional licensure and certification.

Qualifications

-BS degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
-Registered with Commission of Dietetic Registration or RD Eligible (Must pass exam within 6 months of hire).
-Certified in State of Indiana
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