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CLINICAL DIETITIAN PART TIME

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Job ID 198189 Date Posted 07/14/2022

Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.

Clinical Dietitian Part Time 

FLSA: E

Job Code: 5034

Pay Target: E2

Supervisory Responsibility: No 

General Description of the Job Class

Level I

Coordinate all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Level I

*Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical goals. * Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs of hospitalized patients and out patients using established standards of care and practice guidelines. *Identify and provide age-specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families. *Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals. *Write order for diet, supplement, enteral/parenteral nutrition and laboratory data per hospital policy. *Function as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team. *Maintain registered dietitian (RD) status including continuing professional education per the Professional Development Portfolio. *Precept dietetic interns and provide on the job training for newly hired clinical staff. *Supervise daily work of dietetic technicians, registered; provide input into evaluation but doesn't directly evaluate their performance. *Comply with Nutrition Services meeting and attendance standards.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education

Level I

Baccalaureate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.

Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.

Experience

Level I

One year in an acute care environment preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Level I

Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire.

Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; proviso for license-eligible dietitians as above

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Level I

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

Job Code: 00005034 CLINICAL DIETITIAN
Job Level: E2

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"Nourishing our community and building a healthy community is part of our vision as an organization and that is absolutely supported in our day-to-day."

Lisa, Assistant Director of Nutritional Services

"Duke Raleigh Hospital is a really tight-knit work family. We check on each other when we’re not here, we do things outside of work. It’s an extension of my family."

Ashley, Respiratory Therapist

"I enjoy the generous PTO package."

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