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Dietitian (Part Time 24 Hours)

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Sign-On Bonus up to $4,500

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire

  • Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Forgiveness

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay

  • Pension Plan

  • Retirement Plan

  • Advancement Opportunities

  • Employee Discounts

  • Certification Pay

SUMMARY

As a Renal Dietitian, you will design and implement individualized medical nutrition therapy and collaborate with other disciplines to optimize nutrition care for patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESRD) receiving in-center hemodialysis and outpatient peritoneal or home hemodialysis. Your contribution is essential in helping patients with ESRD acclimate to lifestyle factors and overcome potential barriers associated with eating well while receiving hemodialysis.

STATUS: Part Time (24 hours/week)

LOCATION: Park Ridge Dialysis Center

DEPARTMENT: Renal Dialysis

SCHEDULE: Day

ATTRIBUTES

  • 1 year of clinical nutrition experience as a Registered Dietitian required

  • Bachelor’s Degree from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accredited program required

  • Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessment. Assess nutrition-related needs and goals of patients receiving dialysis using effective communication and listening

    skills; collaborate with nephrologists during monthly rounds for assigned in-center hemodialysis patients and monthly clinic

    visits for peritoneal and home hemodialysis patients; monitor and document patient progress using electronic medical record.

  • Nutritional Therapy Planning. Provide renal diet education tailored to patients’ unique lifestyles and based on patients’ renal

    chemistry results. Develop interventions for patients with abnormal lab results using Bone Disease Protocol and clinical

    judgement. Create nutrition education materials on renal diet guidelines for patients. Communicate with patients, family, team

    members, and dietitians outside facility on appropriate plans of action to ensure optimal nutrition status.

  • Patient Care. Develop plan of care per clinical data, interview, diagnosis and treatment goals. Counsel patients and family

    members on ways to achieve and maintain nutritious diets while following renal diet recommendations

EDUCATION:

  • BS: Dietetics (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • RDN - Registered Dietitian Nutritionist - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

PAY RANGE: $26.00 - $36.29

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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