American Society for Nutrition

Clinical Dietician

United Health Services, Inc
Johnson City, New York, United States (on-site)
24 days ago

Description

Clinical Dietitian


Johnson City, NY


Shift: Days
Hours per week: 40
Salary range: $27.16 - $40.74, depending on experience


United Health Services is seeking a Clinical Dietitian to join our Wilson Medical Center team in Johnson City, NY. This is a benefits-eligible position.


Clinical Dietitian Position Overview

The Clinical Dietitian screens patients for nutritional risk and responds to nutrition consults as ordered by providers and the health care team. The Clinical Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy for disease prevention and management to produce positive patient outcomes in the inpatient and outpatient setting for patients identified at nutrition risk and those referred by consult.


UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 280-bed hospital and Level II Trauma Center. In this position, you’ll serve a medical facility that is a regional leader in cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neurosciences, cancer care, maternity and high-risk obstetrics, neonatal intensive care, blood disorder treatment, and physical therapy and rehabilitation. Wilson is a bustling hospital and is a 24-hour designated stroke and chest pain center.


Clinical Dietitian Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Identifies patients at nutritional risk using evidenced based criteria.
  • Responds to nutrition consults as ordered by providers or requested by patients and members of the health care team.
  • Assesses the patient’s nutritional status and develops an interdisciplinary care plan to inpatients and outpatients.
  • Provides nutrition education to inpatients and outpatients on prescribed diets.
  • Provides follow-up care to assess effectiveness of the nutrition care plan.
  • Collaborates with other health care team members about patient’s nutritional care through informal dialogue and interdisciplinary patient care conferences.
  • Provides assigned learning experiences and evaluation of dietetic interns.
  • Provides education and formal or informal presentations to other healthcare professionals or community groups.
  • Gathers quality improvement data and assists in action plans to address areas needing improvement.
  • Participates in inter and intra-departmental task forces and committees as requested or assigned.


Position Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or related field plus successful completion of a supervised practice program for nutrition.
  • Must be eligible to sit for the registration examination for Dietitians.
  • Eligibility for registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Successful completion of the Registration Examination for Dietitians within 6 months of hire date.
  • Obtains NYS certification as a dietitian-nutritionist (CDN) within 1 (one) year of hire or after passing the Registration Examination for dietitians.


Preferred:

  • Previous clinical experience in an acute care teaching facility.
  • Registered Dietitian


Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
  • Tuition reimbursement and education incentive programs to further your education, particularly in nursing or allied health fields


About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.


United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.


United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.


United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 67691202
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Johnson City, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: United Health Services, Inc
  • Position Title: Clinical Dietician
  • Job Function: Health Services

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