Swedish Medical Center Clinical Nutrition Specialist in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Nutrition Specialist (0.5 FTE, Days) to work in the Clinical Nutrition at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Clinical Nutrition Specialist is a member of a multidisciplinary team that assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of a patient’s nutrition care.
In this position you will:
Use validated tools to identify patients that require nutrition interventions or that have the potential for developing nutrition related problems.
Provide a nutrition assessment which may include anthropometric measures, pertinent biochemical data and medical test results, a nutrition focused physical assessment and a food and nutrition–related history assessment.
Identify specific nutrition related problem(s) and provide specific, purposeful interventions to improve or change the nutrition and health status for their patient or client.
Provide nutrition education to individuals and groups.
Assist in the management of the department resources.
Support orientation, training and education for department and medical center staff.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor of Science in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics
Completion of an approved Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Internship with a strong clinical nutrition component.
Washington State Certified Dietitian or obtains certification within six (6) months of hire.
Demonstrated competence in written and oral skills.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience in a hospital setting
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
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.
Job Category: Healthcare Practitioner and Technician
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 225011