|Published||July 14, 2022|
|Category||Allied Health - Dietitian|
|Job Type||Full Time|
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Extremely competitive salary range!
The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II will perform comprehensive nutrition assessments, diagnose nutrition-related problems, determine and implement appropriate targeted therapeutic nutrition interventions, and monitor and evaluate outcomes utilizing the Nutrition Care Process. The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II may have medical nutrition order writing privileges and may participate in EMR order entry for oral nutrition supplements, modulars, oral diets, tube feedings (enteral nutrition) and intravenous feedings (parenteral nutrition) per the Clinical Registered Dietitian Medical Nutrition Therapy Order Management Protocol. The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II is responsible for nutrition counseling, education and ongoing follow-up for patients and parents and will participate in hospital committees as well as educational programs for hospital staff, community, parent groups and professional organizations. Participates in performance improvement and outcome research activities, CMS required standards and multidisciplinary meetings for transplant and dialysis patients.
The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II will possess strong clinical nutrition knowledge in complex areas of pediatric renal disease including dialysis and renal transplant. Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment. The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II will consult and collaborate with other healthcare professionals within the hospital and practice plan. The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II is perceived as the expert resource for all clinical nutrition concerns. Participates in education of clinical nutrition interns, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses and other clinicians. The pediatric Clinical Dietitian II will report directly to the Director of Clinical Nutrition.
Skills & Abilities:
Ability to work with various members of multidisciplinary teams as well as with other employees throughout the organization. Strong knowledge and application of MNT principles as they relate to renal disease including dialysis, pre-transplant and post-transplant. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to patients and families, medical staff and physicians. Ability to function independently and demonstrate effective time management. Ability to counsel and educate others. Strong knowledge in the scientific rationale and application of oral nutrition supplements, infant and pediatric formulas, enteral nutrition support, intravenous nutrition support and feeding modules (carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals). General knowledge of Word Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel, EMR.
Training & Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian (RD) credentialed from the Committee on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania (LDN).
Minimum of two years paid related experience required as a clinical Registered Dietitian with pediatric renal clinical nutrition experience preferred.
Required Licenses & Certifications:
Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) credentialed. Pennsylvania State Licensure (LDN) within 90 days of hire. Specialty certification required (CSP, CSR, CNSC, CDE, CLC, CSO, IBCLC) within 6 months of hire. Credentials, PDP and licensure must be maintained.
Minimum of two years paid related experience required as a clinical Registered Dietitian with pediat
Pediatric experience preferred.
Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) credentialed. Pennsylvania State Licensure (LDN) within 90 days of hi
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian (RD) credentialed from the Committee on Dieteti