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Food & Nutrition Services- Registered Dietician-Per Diem -

Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Registered Dietitian

Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Provides consultation in nutritional counseling and dietary management of diabetes and other medical diagnoses requiring dietary interventions.

What you will do

  • Interviews patients regarding their nutritional health history to determine nutritional plan of care
  • Evaluates patient’s nutritional status and needs as related to medical diagnosis, history, socioeconomic status, cultural preferences and financial resources
  • Identifies patient’s dietary needs and develops a written dietary plan of care including short and long term goals
  • Instructs patients/family/caregivers on implementation of prescribed diet, the preparation and purchase of foods, and menu selection
  • Completes clinical notes that document patient’s progress and comprehension of nutritional plan of care
  • Develops appropriate written patient educational material
  • Interfaces with the physician and other members of the diabetes team and communicates information regarding the patient’s status and reaction to treatment.
  • Collaborates with the Diabetes Nurse Educator to provide individual and group nutrition education to diabetes clients
  • Participates in planning and implementing monthly community diabetes education programs
  • Incorporates the physiological and developmental age of patients into the overall plan for the delivery of patient care
  • Functions as a consultant to other Community Health and Home Care personnel by providing continuing education as needed
  • Collaborates with other members of the Education Department to provide educational and corporate wellness programs to the public
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality
  • Displays a positive business demeanor
  • Demonstrates compliance with the Hospital and Department dress code by appearing well groomed, wearing ID badge while on duty and maintaining a professional appearance
  • Observes hospital policy concerning fire and safety regulations and infection control standards, including annual education requirement
  • Demonstrates a commitment to work schedule by adhering to attendance standards
  • Provides proper notification in advance for absence or tardiness

Education Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree majoring in food and nutrition or related fields Required and
  • Master's Degree majoring in food and nutrition or related fields Preferred

Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Minimum of one year experience in nutrition and/or food service counseling or management Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good assessment and documentation skills.
  • Ability to be self directed and work independently

Licenses and Certifications

  • REG DIET - Dietitian – Registered Registered Dietitian Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.