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Clinical Dietitian - (91958)

Universal Health Services
North Little Rock, AR 72114
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  • Job Code
    91958
  • Jobs Rated
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For35 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, masters-level clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then. The BridgeWay is part of the UHS network which is on the list of Fortune 500 for Worlds Most Admired Companies. UHS benefits program offers a diverse range of healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits to help meet the needs of UHS employees and their families. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, insurance/income protection, retirement/savings plans and flexible spending accounts. UHS has been transforming healthcare for nearly 40 years.

Using discretion and independent judgment the Clinical Dietitian will plan, organize, direct, and evaluate all phases of patient nutritional care, including patient dietary therapy and education. Performs nutritional assessments, makes dietary recommendations, contributes inpatient/family conferences and team meetings. Provides patient counseling and education and provides discharge diets when necessary. May assist with inservice training for food service personnel as well as other patient care personnel. Implements nutritional therapy orders and verifies implementation of orders.

Monitors and evaluates patients adherence to, acceptance of, and tolerance to prescribed nutrition therapy. Re-evaluates/updates nutrition care standards on a regular basis.

Job Requirements

Licenses or Certifications: Registered member of the American Dietetic Association.

Total education, vocational training and experience: Bachelors degree with major studies in food and nutrition; minimum one year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical responsibilities preferred. CPR and CPI qualified or complete training within two (2) weeks of date of hire.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

-Ability to work effectively with children, adolescents, and a variety of adult populations.
-Timely, thorough and accurate interpretation of patient related information as related to functional performance.
-Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills are required to communicate and interact with patients, families, physicians, hospital staff, and the public.
-Thorough understanding of a willingness to work within established practice standards and licensing limitations.
-Clear, concise and timely documentation skills.
-Must be able to communicate in a professional, friendly mannerwith patients, families, physicians, and staff. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-24

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Dietitian
43rd2018 - Dietitian
Overall Rating: 43/220
Median Salary: $59,410

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