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Providence Health & Services Dietitian - Pediatric Specialties *$2,000 Hiring Bonus* in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling a Dietitian - Pediatric Specialties (1.0 FTE, Days) to Mother Joseph Plaza in Portland , OR

$2,000 HIRING BONUS OFFERED TO EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

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We are seeking a Dietitian - Pediatric Specialties that will use clinical nutrition standards of care to assess patient nutritional needs; develops and implements sound eating plan to promote optimum nutrition intake and health maintenance. Teach patients, family and care providers principles of the nutrition plan, counseling and supporting patients and clients as needed, taking into account individual patients' special physical or age-related needs. Assist with the development of ongoing nutrition education programs and literature.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess patients current nutritional status and needs in conjunction with the physician, health care staff, patients and/or families to ascertain best nutrition plan

  • Develop and implement nutrition care plan to meet identified patient nutrition-related outcomes

  • Monitor ongoing patient nutritional needs, recommending appropriate modifications in medical nutrition therapy as indicated

  • Document and clearly records nutrition plans in medical record following standards of care and approved charting format

  • Assist in the development of educational programs and literature to support healthy nutrition habits and life styles

  • Maintain and enhance personal expertise through appropriate educational experiences assimilating new knowledge into practice

  • Maintain registration with American Dietetic Association

  • Abide by the Professional Standards of the American Dietetic Association

  • Participate in departmental quality improvement activities and in multidisciplinary teams as appropriate and requested

  • Demonstrate ability to plan, prepare, and present information to individuals and small groups

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Registered -OR- registration-eligible with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • License to practice in the State of Oregon

  • Dietitians eligible to take the ADA approved registration examination must successfully complete the examination and become registered within six (6) months of hire date

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year experience in clinical setting for generalist

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 312498

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