Posting Note: This is a PRN position for a Pediatric Dietician. We are looking for a candidate who can work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, between the hours of 8 AM - 5 PM.
The Pediatric Dietitian I - Endocrinology assesses the nutritional needs of patients with endocrine disorders in order to develop and offer nutritional services to improve health outcomes. Has expertise to develop, implement, and evaluate educational materials and programs in accordance with established best practices, standards, requirements, and regulations. Coordinates and provides full range of nutritional services for pediatric patients with endocrine disorders, primarily obesity, failure to thrive, and diabetes. While this position serves the division of Endocrinology, a significant amount of time will be providing nutrition services for patients seen within the Cardiometabolic Assessment Research and Education (CARE) Program. The CARE Program is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children who are at risk of developing or who have already developed obesity-associated chronic diseases.
The Pediatric Dietitian I (PD I) provides evidence-based nutrition care to patients/families using practice skills which satisfy the needs/concerns of assigned patients. The PD I can formulate and implement an individualized nutrition care plan using current medical nutrition therapy (MNT). The PD I contributes to nutrition care decisions that lead to positive outcomes and is an effective educator. The PD I addresses routine problems in the work environment by providing assistance or referring these to other, more experienced team members. The PD I prioritizes workload, delivers nutrition care to assigned patients, and discusses/assists/advocates for the nutritional care needs of the patient/family. This position receives oversight by the Manager, Clinical Nutrition Services. Ability to manage daily workload, identify routine problems in the work area and solve problems with advice/assistance from others is required