Tri-City Medical Center CLINICAL DIETITIAN in Oceanside, California
Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.
Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community’s needs.
Manages the nutritional care of infant, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients through assessment of nutritional status, formulation, implementation and monitoring of care plans following appropriate policy/procedure. Utilizes unique knowledge of nutrition, interprets and communicates nutrition care principles to clients and patients. Collaborates with other professionals and personnel in the integration and delivery of care.
Major Position Responsibilities:
The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.
Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
Interviews patients for nutritional assessment and creates goal directed nutritional plan of care.
Coordinates plan of care with other members providing care to patient to provide team directed approach.
Provides education appropriate to patient nutritional needs.
Able to perform numerical calculations for nutritional values, enteral feedings, modified diets and parenteral nutrition, required.
Knowledge of chemistry, caloric values, and physical properties of foods, as well as understanding the medical basis for dietetic restrictions, required.
Able to communicate ideas and diet therapy instructions to patients and families, required.
Valid CA drivers’ license required, Auto Insurance required (for Home Care position only).
Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, required.
Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association, required
CCS paneling for adolescents, pediatrics, and/or NICU required (or obtained within one year of hire) for dietitians providing cared for the CCS patient in the NICU or adolescent CCS patient. If not paneled, the dietitian providing this care must work under the supervision of a CCS paneled registered dietitian.
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.
To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)
TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Req No: 2022-10459
Work Schedule: varies, weekend rotation, holidays, must be available three days per week
External Company Name: Tri City Healthcare District
External Company URL: http://www.tricitymed.org/