Dietitian Allied Health Hours: 8-4:30 with occ evening Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: 17A -
Job Summary Provides clinical expertise and care related to nutritional support in an outpatient setting. # Job Responsibilities Conducts presentations to groups of all sizes regarding nutrition education and cooking classes. Offers general and complex health management resources , nutrition education and support and meal planning for nutrition patients and groups. Distributes education literature to patients. Responsible for community programming and education regarding nutrition, weight management and healthy eating. Manages and facilitates the weight management program for adults. Provides nutrition education, support and training for patients and healthcare providers on the theories, principles, and practices of general and specialized nutritional support using the nutrition care process. Represents Healthpark in community and throughout the organization as nutrition expert. Writes articles for local newspapers, speaks to groups, and regularly speaks with media on topics related to food and nutrition. Applies nutrition care process, a systematic approach to providing high quality nutrition care. Develops and distributes nutrition education material to patients, employees, and the community. Researches and applies trending nutrition science and applications. Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team to manage care of patients. Trains and acts as a mentor for dietetic interns. Coordinates and facilitates children#s weight management programing. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nutrition educational programs for patients, providers and members and the community. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Food Service Management required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nutrition required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. No experience required Dietitian - Licensed Dietitian in the state of Kentucky required within 120 days of employment in this position AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position AND First-aid certification required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.