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ASSIST DIR, NUTRITION SERVICES- FULL-TIME DUKE RALEIGH

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Job ID 166769 Date Posted 11/21/2021

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 two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Occ Summary

Directs the provision of medical nutrition therapy and the nutrition care process by supervising the activities of clinical dietitians and diet technician staff.


Work Performed

Manages, disciplines, and evaluates the performance of assigned staff. organizations. department personnel based on job requirements and core competencies assigned to the job. Interacts with hospital administration, medical, nursing, and allied health professionals, and foodservice staff to promote interdisciplinary communication and cooperation and to ensure patient's nutritional needs are met. Schedules clinical nutrition staff according to patient needs and budget allocation. Develops, initiates, and monitors quality initiatives and patient safety practices in accordance with the Joint Commission and other accrediting Recruits, interviews, hires, and facilitates trainingof new employees to meet department staffing needs. Provides/facilitates continuing education and training opportunities for Mentors department staff in presenting and/or publishing articles, abstracts, or results of research studies in professional journals or at professional meetings. Assists in the supervision and oversight of the Pediatric Formula Room. Performs clinical responsibilities according to all department policies.


Minimum Qualifications


Education

Masters Degree required.


Experience

Four years of experience in clinical nutrition.


Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (American Dietetic Association) and Licensed by the N.C. Board of Dietetics and Nutrition.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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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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