Clinical Dietitian

Duke University

United States

December 24, 2021

Description

Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.

Clinical Dietitian

Requisition Number:: 167068

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location:

Durham, NC, US, 27705

Personnel Area: DUKE NON-HOSPITAL OPERATIONS

Job Title: Clinical Dietitian

FLSA: E

Job Code: 5034

Pay Target: E2

Supervisory Responsibility: No

This position is for an outpatient, Clinical Dietitian on-site at Duke Integrative Medicine, a multi-disciplinary clinic. Ideal candidate will have completed trainings in integrative and functional nutrition therapy provided by credentialed providers, have interest and experience in integrative modalities that may include body/mind practices, and have 2 or more years of direct patient care experience, preferably in an outpatient setting. Master's degree preferred.

This position is Level I.

General Description of the Job Class

Level I

Coordinate all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of outpatients in a variety of settings. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Level I

Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical goals. Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs of out patients using established standards of care and practice guidelines. Identify and provide age-specific and culturally appropriate nutrition counseling to meet the needs of the patients and their families. Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals. Write order for diet, supplement, enteral/parenteral nutrition and laboratory data per hospital policy. Function as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team. Maintain registered dietitian (RD) status including continuing professional education per the Professional Development Portfolio. Precept dietetic interns and provide on the job training for newly hired clinical staff. Supervise daily work of dietetic technicians, registered; provide input into evaluation but doesn't directly evaluate their performance. Comply with Nutrition Services meeting and attendance standards.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Level I

Baccalaureate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.

Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.

Experience

Level I

One year in an acute care environment preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Level I

Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire.

Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; proviso for license-eligible dietitians.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: N/A

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A

Job Code: 00005034 CLINICAL DIETITIAN Job Level: E2

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