Clinical Dietitian II - Outpatient - Fresh Food Farmacy

Geisinger Mar Lin , PA 17951

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Clinical Dietitian II - Outpatient

  • Fresh Food Farmacy
    Location: Shamokin, Pennsylvania
    Job Category: Wellbeing Services, Dietitian
    Schedule: Days
    Work Type: Full time
    Department: Clinical Nutrition Outpatient Division
    Date Posted: 07/16/2021
    Job ID: R-16674
    Job Summary Provides safe, competent evidence-based nutritional therapy that meets the standards of practice and the scope of practice as stated by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Manages the individual's nutrition care in collaboration with the health care team and other nutrition professionals.
    Job Duties Assesses individual needs through synthesis of information obtained through the assessment interview, food and nutrition and related histories, review of the medical record, and discussion with other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Develops a plan to meet assessed needs including recommendations regarding the composition of diet and meal patterns and supplements and the volume, rate, and composition of parenteral and enteral feedings. Confers with the health care team to develop goals related to patient and resident care. Plans and coordinates the use of special dietary regimens. Documents initial assessment plans for nutritional care and progress relative to same in the medical record in accordance with established standards. Evaluates nutritional status of individuals and makes recommendations regarding provision of optimal care. Counsels individuals, families, and care provider on normal nutrition and therapeutic diets with consideration given to the individual's educational, cultural, and socioeconomic background. Plans and conducts group classes for individuals in various areas of nutrition as appropriate. Collaborate in or conduct food and nutrition research to demonstrate food and nutrition-related outcomes and to develop food and nutrition policy and recommendations for individuals, groups, and special population. Consults, educates, and advocates on behalf of individuals, groups, and special populations regarding food, culinary, nutrition and health issues, food security and insecurity, nutrition programs, nutrition wellness and resources. Participates in design, development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs for dietetic interns, affiliating students and personnel relative to Clinical Nutrition Services. Serves as a member of the Dietetic Internship Faculty or as preceptor and mentor for other dietetic interns and students and staff. Perform human resource functions consistent with job responsibilities: orientation and training, scheduling, mentoring for professional development. Contributes to and designs referral process and systems to facilitate public access to Registered Dietitians. Participates in developing and evaluating the effectiveness of referral tools and processes. Implement outcome-based quality assurance and performance improvement activities to document outcomes of service; compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures; and monitor and address customer satisfaction. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements including but not limited to Joint Commission on Accreditation Health Organization, Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Participates in action plans, as needed. Compiles statistics and completes Clinical Productivity worksheets on a timely basis. Self-evaluates results and monitors for trends and changes in productivity related to workload. Develop and use electronic information management tools for practice, research, and education. Creates, evaluates, reviews, revises, patient instruction materials and recipe and food products for the patient and resident menu.
    Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details
Registered Dietitians

  • Join now and receive up to a $3,000 joining bonus! Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

Position is working with patients with Diabetes. The applicant must be CDCES (Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist) or pass certification within 2 years of hire.

As a valued Dietitian at Geisinger, you can expect:

Cutting-edge, top-of-scope practice - including independent order writing, protocol medication adjustments, and more

Our medical team seeks and implements our recommendations for their patients

Career growth through our Professional Development Program

Growing Specialties: Pediatrics, Senior Care, Outpatient Diabetes Management, and Outpatient Nutrition

We take pride in the support we provide:
5% contribution to your retirement plan

Generous paid time-off package

Comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage starting day 1 of employment. Geisinger healthcare professionals receive a discount on all medical benefits.

Education Bachelor's Degree- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 5 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist

  • Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Instructor within 1 year

  • American Heart Association (AHA)
    Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.

  • Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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Clinical Dietitian II - Outpatient - Fresh Food Farmacy

Geisinger