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Clinical Dietitian, RD - Inpatient - Supplemental Days
RALEIGH NC 27608
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90672989

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WakeMed Health & Hospitals

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Clinical Dietitian, RD - Inpatient - Supplemental Days
Clinical Dietitian, RD - Inpatient - Supplemental Days





Job ID #: 28002
Campus:
WakeMed North


Job Category:
Nutrition Services
Department:
Clinical Dietitians - 17_8052


Employment Type:
Supplemental
Shift:
Day








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About WakeMed

WakeMed North Family Health & Women's Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents in the growing north Raleigh, N.C., area. Between the women's hospital and outpatient services, WakeMed North offers services for the whole family including: 24/7 emergency, day surgery, childbirth facilities, Level III special care nursery, women's medical and surgical services, outpatient imaging, laboratory and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a growing network of physicians.



The new, 61-bed women's hospital (opening in May 2015) provides inpatient and outpatient obstetrics and gynecological care to women of all ages. The full-service emergency department provides 24/7 care for the entire family that is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus.



WakeMed Health & Hospitals is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., which is ranked nationally as one of the top 10 best places to live for quality of life, and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.


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The Clinical Dietitian uses evidence-based research and nutrition focused physical assessments to develop and implement nutrition intervention(s) and monitor and evaluate patient progress in providing medical nutrition therapy. Evaluates the loss of specific muscles and subcutaneous body fat to determine the presence and degree of recommended malnutrition based on characteristics agreed upon by the clinical dietitian staff and management. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of specialized nutrition support (parenteral and enteral) principles and practices, such as electrolyte management. Safely and appropriately orders macro- and micronutrients, fluid, electrolytes and medications (insulin and acid suppression medication) for use in parenteral nutrition solutions and triages issues and concerns of nutrition support patients based on the clinical assessment of the patient. Participates in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI) efforts to ensure nutrition care is safe and effective for the patient(s). Actively participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and patient conferences. Safely and appropriately orders therapeutic diets and oral nutrition supplements. Provides food and nutrition-related in-services and education as assigned. Contributes to the development and revision of clinical nutrition policies and procedures.






Experience Requirements
:

1 Year Clinical - Dietitian/Nutritionist Required


Education Required
:

Bachelor's Degree Food and Nutrition Required - And Master's Degree Food and Nutrition Preferred


Licensure/Certification Requirements
:

Registered Dietitian Required - Or Licensed Dietitian Required


Hours of Work
:
Days 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

Weekend Requirements
:
As Needed

Call Requirements
:
as needed



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