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Dietitian

Req #: 25996
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Nutritional Services - RRMC
Category: Professional & Administration
Schedule: On Call
Hours: Scheduled on-call / average 8-28 hour per week
Target Salary Range: $25.89 - $32.37
Union Position: No

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 position is a scheduled on-call position that does require some flexibility. On average will be scheduled from 8 to 28 hours per week.

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 compliance with State and Federal regulations

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

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

Experience

Two years clinical dietetic experience in diabetics, preferred

Previous experience teaching peers, adults in groups and one on one, preferred

Community speaking experience, preferred

Licensure/Certifications

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

Required Skills

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

An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)

Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

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.

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