Registered Dietitian II, Pediatric Nutrition - FT/D (8hr)
MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach
October 1, 2018
Long Beach, California
Full Time - Experienced
At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The Registered Dietitian (RD) II is a journey level position that reflects an advanced level of practice. The RD II is working towards a specialty certification or developing advanced skills and knowledge within a defined area. The RD II is responsible for collaborating with members of the health care team to provide pediatric patients medical nutrition therapy (MNT) using current, scientific literature and best practices. Utilizing the Nutrition Care Process, the RD II performs nutrition assessment, diagnoses nutrition-related problems, determines and implements appropriate interventions, monitors and evaluates the outcome of interventions. The RD II provides nutrition education to patients, caregivers, and family members. He/She participates in or leads performance improvement activities and research assignments. The RD II acts as a mentor to dietetic interns, students, and level I RDs.
General coverage areas for this position include outpatient endocrine clinic, inpatient diabetes and general pediatrics.
2+ years clinical experience in an acute care setting
Demonstrated expertise in medical nutrition therapy
Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
Proficient in utilizing electronic medical record
The ability to work independently or with minimal guidance
Demonstrated professional development
Bachelors degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
Master's degree in a nutrition related field is highly desirable.
Current RD (also known as RD/N) certification confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
California Children's Services (CCS) paneling or eligible.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Society of Enteral and Parental Nutrition, or National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators conferred specialty certification is preferred as applicable to patient care assignment.