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Registered Dietitian (Outpatient), Diabetes Education

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Central to all that California has to offer, Adventist Health Bakersfield has been providing an extraordinary team of world-class physicians, top-notch medical technology, caring professionals and award-winning quality since 1910. We are comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital and 20 primary and specialty care medical offices. As one of America's fastest growing cities, Bakersfield offers affordable housing on the West Coast, beautiful weather, high-quality education and it is just a few hours away from Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, the Central California Coast and Southern California's great sports, theaters, concerts and amusement parks.Job Summary:Coordinates and monitors outpatient nutrition counseling services provided to outpatients and clients served including nutrition assessment and screening, development of nutrition and diet plans, counseling, completes progress notes, serves as a liaison and provides documentation in medical record to client's personal physician.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* Bachelor's Degree in food and nutrition or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Required* Master's Degree: Preferred* Experience as a Clinical Dietitian: Preferred* Dietetic internship or its equivalent: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* Registered Dietitian (RD) within 6 months of completion of residency program: RequiredEssential Functions:* Performs nutrition assessment, reassessment and patient/family education. Performs all responsibilities/duties required by Registered Dietitian as defined in the scope of practice, to ensure that the needs of patients are addressed.* Conducts and coordinates outpatient nutritional counseling sessions and services. Follows ADA Medical Nutrition Therapy and other appropriate nutrition counseling protocols. Complete required documentation and maintain organized files for client charts, participation data, and communication logs.* Acts as an educational resource for health care team personnel including dietetic interns, patients, family members and community. Serves as instructor or assistant in presenting nutrition-related classes, seminars and workshops including tobacco treatment programs, heart and cancer prevention seminars, seniors' seminars, wellness and fitness seminars, etc.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.#Diet-SJJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $32.03 - $48.01 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceHealthcare setting:* HospitalMedical specialties:* DieteticsWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Adventist Health, Bakersfield , Registered Dietitian (Outpatient), Diabetes Education, Education / Teaching , Bakersfield, California

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