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Clinical Dietitian - Part Time - Toms River, NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Toms River
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Clinical Dietitian - Part Time - Toms River, NJReq #:44543

Category:Dietitian / Nutritionist

Status:Part-Time

Shift:Day

Facility:Childrens Specialized Hosp

Department:Nutrition MTN

Location:

Children--------s Specialized Hospital (CSH), 94 Stevens Road, Toms River, NJ 08755

Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health.

Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians, therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our help reaches their fullest potential.

At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.

Job Summary

As a member of the health care team, is responsible for the nutritional care of assigned pediatric populations with assistance when needed from clinical orienteer and supervision. Responsibilities include nutrition assessment, implementation of nutritional care plans and nutrition education. Assists with operational functions of the Clinical Nutrition Department.

Essential Job Functions

Utilizes basic understanding of diagnoses; pertinent medical history; rational and goal of treatment to provide nutritional care for assigned patients. Nutritional care includes evaluation of nutritional status,, creation, implementation, monitoring and revision of nutritional care plans and provision of nutrition education.

Completes nutritional assessments in a thorough and timely manner as per policy and procedure.

Communicates effectively with patients, families, and interdisciplinary staff in oral and written formats in both formal and informal situations

Participates in nutritional in-services and community education programs.

Evaluates and may create educational materials for nutrition education and professional resources..

Coordinates nutritional care with Purchasing, Food Service, Medical and other clinical and administrative departments.

Participates in development, revision evaluation and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.

Participate in routine duties necessary for department functioning. Participate in focus audits, performance improvement activities, policy and procedure review and assigned projects which enhance department performance and support the hospital mission.

May guide Dietetic Technician. May mentor dietetic interns and other students.

Meets minimum annual expected volumes

Formal Education and Job-Related Experience

*Evidence of excellent verbal and written English communication skills. and interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others.

Certification

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AHA BLS Provider Certification required. Registered dietitian (RD) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Registry Eligible will be considered for inpatient rehabilitation sites however RD preferred.

License

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Valid NJ driver's license in good standing.

Education and Experience - Additional Comments

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Bachelor s Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited college or university.

Job Specific Contacts

*Continual contact with patients, families, visitors and all Hospital staff.

Physical Demands

*Typical office environment.

Working Environment - Additional Comments

*Concentration and customer sensitivity required for the assessment, planning and implementation of clinical and departmental responsibilities.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Toms River , Clinical Dietitian - Part Time - Toms River, NJ, Healthcare , Toms River, New Jersey

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