Swedish Health Services Dietitian - Diabetes Education Center in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Dietitian (0.00 FTE, Days) to work in Diabetes Education Center at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.
Assesses nutritional needs of patients, develops and implements a nutrition care plan in order to provide quality nutritional care to all pediatric, adolescent, adult and or geriatric patients.
In this position you will:
Review medical records and interview patients/SO to assess and monitor their nutritional status in order to ensure patients at nutritional risk receive optimal nutrition care.
Coordinate patient's nutritional care by communicating nutrition needs to physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to provide continuous nutritional care.
Develop nutrition programs and provide counseling to individuals and groups on nutritional principles and diet patterns to meet their specific dietary needs.
Document provision of nutrition care in the nutrition care plan and medical records to meet established standards of care.
Assure provision of therapeutically correct meals by evaluating physician diet orders as needed and updating nutrition cardex each shift.
Oversees Diet Aide staff in the absence of the Senior Dietitian to ensure a smooth flow of work in the department.
Serve as the hospital's consultant for nutritional care issues by developing and providing staff education and attending patient care conferences and medical/hospital committees as needed.
Performs other related duties including QA monitors, as requested to facilitate the maintenance of department operations.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelors degree in Clinical Dietetics or Food Management
American Dietetic Association Registration and Washington State Certification or RD eligible
Must obtain registration and certification within 6 months of hire
Prior experience in a hospital or clinical setting
About the Edmonds Campus.
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)
Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 266996