Northside Hospital Clinical Dietitian I General in Atlanta, Georgia

Clinical Dietitian I General

Facility:Northside Hospital AtlantaDepartment:729A CLINICAL NUTRITION

Job ID #:75918Education Required:Specialized training/certification

Job Category:Dietitians/NutritionExperience Required:1 - 3 Years

Employment Type:Resource

Shift:Day

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Because of employees like you, we remain one of Georgia's Most Preferred Hospitals in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years. Your continued employment allows Northside Hospital to remain the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We support your continued growth and development by providing you the following opportunity.

Facility Overview: Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!

Service Area Overview: Accredited by the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes & Nutrition Services at Northside Hospital offers a comprehensive diabetes, nutrition and weight management program. The focus of the program is to help people with diabetes obtain knowledge and develop the skills needed to make healthy lifestyle changes and minimize the risk of complications from diabetes. Our multidisciplinary team approach to nutrition includes registered dietitians, clinical exercise physiologists and other health specialists.

Position Description: The Clinical Dietitian will be responsible for preparing and implementing nutritional care plans for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in accordance with departmental policy and standards of care. Prioritizes patients at high risk using the dietitian census report, glucose report, albumin report and NST report. Initiate supplements, snacks, calorie counts and consistency changes as part of the patient's continuity of care. Acts as a liaison between the Nutritional Services Department and the Medical Staff, Nursing Staff and other Ancillary Departments. Responsibilities involve providing nutritional counseling to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, families, and others as requested and providing community education when needed. May provide lectures and cooking demonstrations for community outreach programs.

Position Requirements: B.S. degree in Foods and Nutrition, plus Dietetic Internship or equivalent training. Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Current licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.

Licensure/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: Varies

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: Yes

Why continue to grow with Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today!

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..