Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 6:02 PM
This individual will be responsible for providing nutrition services to a variety of specialty clinics as well as outpatients by referral from healthcare providers. Emphasis will be on the implementation of best practices consistent with the principles and values put forth by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Will be a team member with other healthcare professionals working to advance the health of each patient and the community through optimal lifestyle practices. Must be willing to work collaboratively with other clinical staff to meet patient and family need (ie, a multidisciplinary approach to care). Posting Department Diabetes Education Posting Department Description The Bariatric Surgery and Outpatient Nutrition Program at Yuma Regional Medical Center provides education and nutrition support to all YRMC Clinical Services lines as well as to the community we serve. This dynamic department is staffed by nurses, patient liaisons, and dietitians. We offer multiple bariatric surgery options as well as a medical weight loss program to our patients. We provide Dietitian support to multiple outpatient clinical settings including: Bariatrics, Cardiac, Orthopedic, Wound care, Diabetes, cancer as well as medical nutrition therapy and outpatient nutrition services as needed. Area of Interest Allied Health Start Date Immediately Work Week M-F Daily Hours 8 Bi-Weekly Hours 80 External Education Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or related field. Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Education Preferred: Master's Degree in Related Field. External Experience Previous exposure to clinical and specialty care and the provision of nutrition services, ie, bariatric surgery, oncology, cardiovascular disease. Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment). Position requires travel between multiple local clinic locations and employee must have reliable mode of transportation (YRMC will reimburse for travel in accordance with policy, but does not provide vehicle and/or transportation). Experience Preferred: 3+ years clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems. Requires Call No Relocation Yes Job Status HRLY-1.
• Location: Yuma
• Post ID: 69880147 yuma