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Nutritionist -Egleston (NICU)

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday; Saturday; Sunday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  36730

 

JOB SUMMARY

Participates as interdisciplinary patient care team member to provide nutritional services and education to meet needs of identified patient population within the scope of the medical center’s mission and values.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Medical Dietetics, or related field
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Georgia licensed dietitian
  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Commission on Dietetic Registration specialty certification, or 3 years of experience in a pediatric specialty
EXPERIENCE*
  • 3 years of experience in pediatric clinical nutrition or Master’s degree and 2 years of experience in pediatric clinical nutrition
     
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • NA
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Determines nutritional assessment using age and developmentally appropriate standards.
  2. Plans delivery of medical nutritional therapy.
  3. Evaluates response to medical nutritional therapy and determines change.
  4. Instructs patient and family related to nutritional therapy which incorporates age-appropriate developmental standards and advises groups related to nutritional therapy and community nutrition.
  5. Implements departmental standards for documenting all aspects of work-related activities.
  6. Participates as member of interdisciplinary team.
  7. Directs and evaluates Diet Technicians and dietetic interns/students.
  8. Plans and initiates professional development responsibilities.
  9. Analyzes, evaluates, and participates in clinical research.
  10. Directs training of clinical staff.
  11. Performs other responsibilities as required.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322 
Function:  Allied Health - Nutrition


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Nutrition, Medical, Patient Care, Pediatric, Medical Research, Healthcare