Dietitian Position Overview
The Dietitian will provide in-depth nutritional care of patients in outpatient and inpatient settings by performing nutritional screenings, intervention education and care planning. This position will act as a liaison between Asante, our patients, and the community in advocating health and well-being.
This is benefited position budgeted at 40 hours per pay period (every two weeks). The ideal candidate will have the flexibility to flex up in hours as needed for coverage.
As a Dietitian at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:
Perform nutrition assessment and documentation to assure adequate medical nutritional therapy
Carry out nutritional intervention education and care planning for outpatients and home care patients
Ensure excellent customer service in interactions with patients and the community
Maintain clinical competencies, registration, and licensure to ensure compliances with State and Federal regulations
Bachelors Degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or equivalent required, in combination with Registered Dietitian certification
Must have completed The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited internship with a clinical emphasis or have graduated from a coordinated undergraduate program in dietetics
Two years clinical dietetic experience in diabetics, preferred
Previous experience teaching peers, adults in groups and one on one, preferred
Community speaking experience, preferred
Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics required (If not registered at the time of employment, must be registry eligible and successfully pass the registry examination within one year of hire)
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) by the National Certified Board for Diabetes Educators, preferred
Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the Oregon State Board of Licensed Dietitians, preferred
Ability to prioritize patients based on predetermined criteria
Ability to effectively supervise and provide professional leadership to the dietary and medical staff
Demonstrated problem-solving skills of a complex nature and excellent organizational skills
Ability to gain the confidence and co-operation of patients and maintain effective working relationship with others, such as physicians, nurses and co-workers
A high level of mental and emotional tolerance and even temperament when dealing with ill people, patients, families and co-workers at all times.
Superior negotiation and problem solving ability
Spanish language skills preferred
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive starting wage
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
Generous Earned Time Off
Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
About Asante and Southern Oregon
Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.
At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.