VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals

Clinical Nutrition II (44043817)
Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Posted: 11/23/2017

Clinical Nutrition II

Part time 1: Days

VCU Health is seeking a part-time (24 hrs/week) Registered Dietitian to provide evidenced based nutrition care to pediatric inpatients. Excellent communication skills are needed to educate patient/families, health care team members, and providers. Experience with critical care nutrition in an acute care facility as well as enteral, and parenteral nutrition for this patient population is preferred.

Responsibilities
Nutrition care activities described in departmental policies /procedures. Cannot provide nutrition care to endstage (dialysis) renal patients until one year post registration. Communication with health care team/patient food service managers regarding patient needs. Provision of in-services to staff.
Provide classes to dietetic interns, if appropriate for rotation (e.g. nutrition support, orientation) as assigned.
Work weekends as assigned by supervisor.
Ability to work in a diverse environment.
Adherence to the Code of Ethics for the profession of dietetics and is accountable and responsible for actions and behavior.
Travel to satellite clinics (e.g. Stony Point, Hanover, etc.) when needed, as determined by supervisor.
Pediatric Outpatient positions: Flexibility regarding work hours to include evening appointments.

Qualifications

Required
Bachelors Degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited college or university
Registered as a Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
May be registry eligible, but must pass the RD exam within in the first 3-6 months of employment in the position *Advancement from Clinical Nutrition I to a Clinical Nutrition II is mandatory by the end of the first year of employment.
Minimum of one (1) or more years of experience providing nutrition care in an acute care setting

Preferred
Outpatient positions: Specialty certification in the area of practice; Certificate in Training (Adult Weight Management, Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management); Motivational interview training
Experience with clinical research protocols for applicable positions
If the position is within the outpatient clinical area, experience in counseling in an acture care or outpatient care setting is desired

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (part-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Dietetics/Nutrition
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