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Swedish Health Services Dietitian Outpatient - Kidney Acquisitions in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Dietitian Outpatient (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Kidney Acquisition at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Clinical Nutrition Specialist is a member of the transplant multidisciplinary team that assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates all aspects of patient's nutrition care throughout all phases of transplant. Provides in-depth patient nutritional assessment and teaching throughout all phases of transplant. Collaborates with inpatient dietician(s) as appropriate. Provides orientation, training and education for staff. Performs related tasks as required.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborates in the design and implementation of a multi-disciplinary care plan that provides for optimal outcomes

  • Develops and provides advanced clinical nutrition interventions to patients/families based on age, behavioral and biophysical health parameters. Develops expertise, demonstrates competency and provides care for varying age groups and for patients with a variety of co-morbidities

  • Coordinates care with outside facilities/agencies to ensure continuity of care. Coordinates and collaborates plan of care with inpatient dietician(s).

  • Develops, implements and monitors protocols, nutritional standards of care and quality improvement programs to meet JCAHO requirements and other regulatory guidelines. Evaluates and integrates medication use, as it relates to nutrition therapy, into assessments.

  • Participates in orientation and training of new clinical staff

  • Completes all duties with minimal supervision

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include :

  • Bachelor of Science in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics

  • Completion of an approved American Dietetic Association (ADA) Dietetic Education Program

  • Current Registered Dietitian

  • Washington State Certified Dietitian or obtains certification within six (6) months of hire

  • Computer literacy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics

  • Three (3) years experience as a clinical dietitian 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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Madison Bldg (WA177) 1101 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 287376

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