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Clinical Dietitian, RD, Inpatient (Cary) - PT Days
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Clinical Dietitian, RD, Inpatient (Cary) - PT Days
Clinical Dietitian, RD, Inpatient (Cary) - PT Days

Job ID #: 27955
WakeMed Cary Hospital (Cary)

Job Category:
Clinical Support
Clinical Dietitians - 08_8052

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About WakeMed

WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area. The only hospital in western Wake County, the full-service, 156-bed Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services and day surgery center, Women's Pavilion & Birthplace, intensive care, general medical and surgical care, telemetry monitoring unit, cardiac catheterization lab, a chest pain center, a sleep center and outpatient ancillary services. Additionally, the hospital's 24-hour emergency department is backed by Wake County's only Level I Trauma Center and WakeMed Children's Hospital, both located at WakeMed's Raleigh Campus.

Cary Hospital is certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Heart Failure and Chest Pain from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). The hospital is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of ExcellenceŽ by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Cary Hospital is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system, a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

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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
4 Days/5 Hours

Weekend Requirements
As Needed

Call Requirements

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