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Registered Dietitian – Days, Part or Full-Time

Grant Regional Health Center

1 Positions

ID: 1290

Posted On 07/15/2022

Job Overview

TITLE: Registered Dietitian

DEPARTMENT: Dietary

POSITION STATUS/HOURS: Full-time position (approximately 16-40 hours/week). Hours from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours for special events. *Welcome applicants who may desire part-time hours.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Dietitian is responsible for nutrition education of Grant Regional Health Center’s inpatients, outpatients, rehabilitation patients, community members and staff. The Registered Dietitian manages the clinical policies and procedures, completes quality reports, maintains contracts with outside organizations, and collaborates with the Dietary Manager to balance the departmental budget. This person is responsible to perform yearly competency and performance evaluations, and to have knowledge of the food-service operations, including keeping the hospital inpatient menus updated and performing menu analysis. *High preference for a candidate with interest in learning more about diabetes education and available to assist the diabetes education care and education specialist if scheduling permits.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

•    Provides nutrition education as ordered or needed to hospital in-patients, family members, members of the healthcare team, to cardiac rehabilitation patients, pulmonary rehabilitation participants, hospital outpatients, and/or community members.

•    Performs nutritional screenings and assessments on hospital in-patients taking into consideration the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious and ethnic concerns.  Develops nutritional care plans for those hospital in-patients to be determined to be at risk.

•    Accurately documents all patient assessments, consults, interventions and follow up as appropriate in the electronic medical record.

•    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients, as well as the general patient population.

•    Formulates teaching plans based on identified learning needs of each patient and evaluates effectiveness of learning.  Patient’s family is included in teaching as appropriate.

•    Responsible to calculate and prescribe tube feeding and parenteral nutrition orders.

•    Maintain high standards of nutritional care with the assistance of the dietary manager, diet clerk and dietary staff.

•    Provides immediate care to patients with time sensitive needs.

•    Collaborates with interdisciplinary team (i.e. nursing, pharmacy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, utilization review, social services, the patient, family of patient, etc.) to plan and implement patient plan of care as necessary in meeting the nutritional needs of patients.

•    Maintains pertinent patient data as necessary to recommend, prescribe or modify therapeutic diets as needed to meet the nutritional needs of each patient.

•    Supervises general maintenance of the patients’ therapeutic diet orders. Keep patient diet information up to date and communicates need for therapeutic diet preparations to other staff as needed.  Keeps inpatient menus updated.

•    Responsible for selection of appropriate and adequate supplements and formulas.  Orders supplements from pharmacy.

•    Collaborates with Dietary Manager to provide training programs and competencies for Nutrition Services staff.

•    Maintain high standards of nutritional care with the assistance of the Dietary Manager, Diet Clerk and Dietary staff.

•    Reviews and validates approved practice, policies, and procedures on a yearly basis.  The Dietary Manager will work in collaboration in reviewing, updating and validating the policies and procedures yearly.

•    Collaborates with the Dietary Manager to develop and maintain nutrition services fiscal budget.

•    Responsible for keeping the Nutrition Care Manual current and available.

•    Maintains medical staff approval of the Nutrition Care Manual Policy, as well as the Peripheral Nutrition and Tube Feeding Protocols on a yearly basis.

•    Maintains a clean, safe, sanitary and organized department.

•    Determines areas of needed development and stays current with Professional Development Portfolio for the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

•    Serve as a resource for physicians, staff and the community.

•    Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage.

•    Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned to effectively meet the needs of the patients, the department, and the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics required; Master’s Degree preferred.

•    Credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a Registered Dietitian.

•    Certified as a Dietitian to practice in the state of Wisconsin.

•    Basic computer proficiency (Microsoft Office).

•    EPIC system experience preferred.

•    Previous healthcare experience preferred.

•    Must be able to act and work independently as well as a member of a team.

•    Supervisory and/or program management experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidate offered employment will complete criminal background check, health requirements (including drug urine), and credit check as condition of employment.

External Candidates: Complete our on-line application at https://www.grantregional.com/careers/ and attach a current resume. Students may also apply at https://joinhandshake.com/ using their school log in and attach a current resume. Apply as soon as possible as interviews will begin as qualified candidates are received.

 

Primary Contact

13199

Stacy Martin

Director of HR,

608-723-3211

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

smartin@grantregional.com

Email

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Job Details

Categories

Dietary
Health Care

Location

Lancaster, WI

Shift

First Shift

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full or Part Time

Benefits

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement


Qualifications

Education

Bachelors

Company ID

1046

Job REQ #

1290

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220715

End Date

20231025

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Grant Regional Health Center

About the Company

Grant Regional Health Center is a critical access hospital and clinic located in Lancaster Wisconsin. We are a progressive and growing facility! Our 2018 47,800 square foot expansion showcases a new med/surg department, new space for our growing multi-specialty clinic, state-of-the art radiology department with in-house MRI, expanded emergency department with enclosed ambulance garage and a rooftop heliport.

Our expanded surgery department features three updated, modern operating rooms, pre- and post-surgical areas, teaching consultation room, as well as dedicated entrance and waiting area. Our Physicians, anesthesia and surgery staff are committed to providing our patients an exceptional surgical experience. They strive to promote a culture-driven environment of excellence, quality, compassion and dignity.

Please join us to experience the difference.  Other enhancements include a new main entrance with amenities such as our gift shop, Perfect Blend coffee shop, healing garden, history and donor recognition wall and additional parking for staff and patients. An additional 39,000 square feet of renovated space wraps up the construction project and symbolizes our commitment to the patient-centered model of care.

We are honored to have achieved 5 Star Rating in Patient Experience for 4+ years in a row! That designation puts us in the top 6% of hospitals in the nation! We have also recently achieved Overall 5 Star Rating.

We are located in BEAUTIFUL, scenic, and peaceful Southwest Wisconsin. The rolling hills offer lots of opportunity for the sports enthusiast (biking, hiking, ATV/UTV trails, running/walking). The Mississippi is literally 15 minutes from our hospital and offers fantastic boating, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing and amazing fishing too! Ski resorts within 30 minutes of our facility. Madison WI is 1.5 hours, Dubuque IA is 30 minutes, Chicago IL is 3.5 hours.....we're in the heart of the Tri-States!