Providence Health & Services Dietitian in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Clinical Dietitian (Infusion Dept, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) 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.
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 Driver's License and insured, reliable vehicle
One (1) year experience in a hospital or home infusion setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience in the development of nutrition related forms, policies and procedures
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington provides home and ambulatory infusion services to pediatric and adult patients in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. Patient quality/safety, satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes are top priorities. Our services include infusion therapy and enteral/parenteral services to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Infusion Suites (AIS), disease management, specialized infusion services, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and dietitian consulting and support. Spokane is in the heart of the Inland Northwest, offering four seasons of winter snow, cool springs, warm summers, and mild fall temperatures. Outdoor recreational activities are numerous including fishing, hiking, biking, camping, skiing, hunting, golfing, and boating. Spokane is located about 30 miles from Idaho and is within a few hour drive of Seattle, Portland, Missoula, Canada, and the coasts of Washington and Oregon. Spokane is a vibrant community that is easy to navigate with short commute times and offers of a variety of sporting events, concerts, shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Healthcare Practitioner and Technician
Req ID: 196961