Providence Health & Services Dietitian in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Clinical Dietitian (Enteral Therapy, Day Shift, 1.0FTE) to Providence Infusion & Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Position Details: This is a full-time position (40 hours/week). Monday - Fridays. Day shift.
In this position you will:
Assess nutritional needs and identify nutrient requirements for patients on parenteral and enteral nutrition.
Coordinate safe transition, from hospital to home, for patients requiring home infusion and/or enteral therapies.
Provide hands-on education for patients going home on tube feeding.
Collaborate with medical providers and the nutritional care team to provide nutrition support recommendations for patients and families.
Perform comprehensive initial and serial nutrition assessments for all patients on nutrition support.
Monitor, evaluate, and adjust the nutrition support regimen as indicated by lab work, patient condition/tolerance, nutritional needs, and guidelines set by Medicare, Medicaid or other payer groups.
Assist staff to ensure appropriate documentation has been obtained for reimbursement from Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer sources.
Perform home visits as determined by the nutrition support standards of care.
Assist pharmacist, nurse, and liaison with coordinating enteral and total parenteral nutrition (TPN) patients being discharged.
Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of protocols, nutritional standards of care practice and quality improvement programs in accordance with the Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services (PIPS) mission, the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) requirements and other regulatory guidelines.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor degree in nutrition or dietetics and successfully completed the Registration Exam for Dietitians
Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration
Washington State Dietitian Certification required (for new grad or inter-state applicant, must obtain within 60 days)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 30 days of hire
Valid Washington State Driver's License and insured, reliable vehicle
One (1) year clinical dietitian experience in a hospital or home infusion setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Pediatric, adult and geriatric experience
Experience in the development of nutrition related forms, policies and procedures
Preference will be given to experience in enteral/parenteral nutrition
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila and Spokane, Washington provides pharmaceutical services to patients in communities throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes are our priorities. Our services include nutrition and pharmacological therapies to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Suites, disease management and related specialized infusion therapies, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and nutrition consulting and support services.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists
Req ID: 135063