Northside Hospital Clinical Dietitian I General in Cumming, Georgia

Clinical Dietitian I General

Facility:Northside Hospital ForsythDepartment:729F CLINICAL NUTRITION

Job ID #:76209Education Required:Specialized training/certification

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

Employment Type:Part - Time

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 – ForsythDiscover what’s possible.See what’s inside.Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation for the latest technology, the highest quality care and service, and expertise in Spinal Surgery, Cancer Care, Emergency Services, and Women's Services is well-known. But what resonates most with our people are opportunities for growth, howsupportive co-workers are, and the way great pay, benefits, and a pension plan make them feel valued.Our 155-bed, not-for-profit community hospital does more than serve our neighbors. We stresscontinuing education. A true patient-focus, and offer a work/life balance that allows you to give your best to our family, and yours.We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital-Forsyth today.

Service Area Overview: Diabetes & Nutrition Services at Northside Hospital offers the communities who count on us for comprehensive diabetes, nutrition, and weight management services. The focus of our efforts? To helppeople with diabetes learn more about their disease while developing the skills needed to make healthy lifestyle changes. It’s these life-long changes that work to minimize the risk of complications fromdiabetes and while empowering patients and educating families.Patients are supported by our multidisciplinary team approach to nutrition which includes interactionswith registered dietitians, clinical exercise physiologists, and other health specialists. Our program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. For professionals who want to make a differencein a collegial department, we feel more like family than co-workers.At Northside Hospital, we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/lifebalance and continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan. For information onrewarding careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25 Places to

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..