Dietitian- PRN

Universal Health Services Lancaster , PA 17622

Posted 2 weeks ago


Per-Diem Registered Dietitians Needed

WANT TO HELP THE COMMUNITY? It takes passion and dedication to meet the behavioral health needs of our amazing community.

In a joint effort with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Universal Health Services (UHS) has opened a 126-bed behavioral health hospital, located in the heart of Lancaster County. You have an exciting opportunity to join Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) today and be a part of an extraordinary team, committed to making a difference in the lives of those in need. Bring your compassion, expertise, and enthusiasm for others and apply today. We are currently seeking an on-call Dietician to join our Dietary team as the hospital continues to expand.

This on-call Registered Dietitian will plan modified diets as requested by the attending physician. He/she provides nutrition assessments for patients as needed, and counsel's patients and their families on a healthy lifestyle practices to include but not limited to; dietary plans, food selections, preparation, and nutritional and exercise principles.

Candidate will utilize electronic medical record charts (EPIC) to document assessment notes. Must be able to collaborate with the Food Service Department staff on therapeutic meal/snack adjustments. During assessments, he/she will provide nutrition instruction and education to patients, medical staff, and food service staff.


Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's (Required) or Master's Degree in Nutrition from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Requires a minimum of three (3) years dietary experience in a health care facility, with concentration in nutrition assessment and planning.

Licensure: Requires registration with the Commission on Dietetic Association and the Department of Health. Candidate must be a Licensed Dietitian in the state of Pennsylvania.

Candidate must have availability to participate in a highly educational full-time 5 day training program including CPR training, mental health first aid training, as well as education in trauma-informed care and verbal de-escalation


Our dedication to an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and service based culture allows us to provide valuable services that focus on the highest quality of patient care. Our compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career. LBHH offers an excellent time off plan, medical/dental/vision coverage, an employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits, a 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees, and many additional perks.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Lancaster City, where we will offer primarily Inpatient services with Outpatient services opening in the near future.

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.

Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Take the next step in becoming a part of our growing team. EOE, m/f/d/v.

Wage is determined based on years of experience and level of education. Training is provided for this position.

Work Hours: Hours will vary based on hospital census. Willingness to occasionally work on a Saturday/Sunday is required.

This is a new position at Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital. As such, this position is likely to evolve over time as both the patient census and the clinical nutrition program expand.

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