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Company: Genesis Health System
Location: Davenport
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Position Title: Dietitian, PPVDepartment: Radiation Therapy-EPurpose: According to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, the clinical registered dietitian (RD) uses advanced clinical skills and critical thinking, review of data from the patient's medical and other healthcare professionals, to perform the nutrition care process. The RD performs in depth nutrition assessment to determine the nutrition diagnosis. Appropriate nutrition intervention is recommended. The dietitian frequently calculates parenteral and enteral nutrition based on assessed needs and makes recommendations. The dietitian must monitor and evaluate the nutrition care plan, determines when resolved or makes another recommendation for improvement in nutritional status. The duties of the dietitian are technical and complex in nature and require advanced skill sets with coordination of care with physician, nurse, pharmacist, and other health professionals. The RD must also be able to provide best educational opportunity for individual, group practice, and community.Report To: Director, Cancer CenterSupervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant OthersPOSITION SPECIFICATIONEducation: Bachelor's DegreeField Of Study: NutritionSpecial Training:Training Preferred: Certified in Nutrition Support or Diabetes or Peds or Renal; Basic Life SupportLicensure/Registration: Licensed Dietitian and Registered Dietitian within 9 months.Experience: No experience required.Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.Working Conditions: There is very limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics may occur but the physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. The amount of time the employee may experience these minor adverse conditions would be limited to 10% or less of the work day.Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: YesMiscellaneous:Location: GENESIS Health System Radiation Therapy-ESchedule: Per Diem/Casual, Day, 8-4:30by Jobble

Keywords: Genesis Health System, Davenport , Dietitian, Healthcare , Davenport, Iowa

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