Registered Dietitian Specialist APP (Diabetes Care)
Registered Dietitian Specialist Position Overview
The Registered Dietitian Specialist provides comprehensive Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for patients per the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) including: assessing; determining nutritional diagnosis(es); determining intervention(s); and monitoring and evaluating progress and/or outcome(s).
As the Registered Dietitian Specialist at Asante you will have the opportunity to:
·Provide nutrition and population health services to patients in an outpatient setting.
·Work with a team of healthcare professionals leading the integration of nutrition, wellness, population health and behavior change strategies with a goal to improve the health and well being of a population.
·Participate in population health projects and possible grant projects.
·Bachelor's or Masters degree in food and nutrition, dietetics, institutional management, or equivalent; required
·Must have successfully completed Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) accredited internship or a coordinated undergraduate program in dietetics; required
·Masters degree in food and nutrition, dietetics, institutional management, or equivalent; preferred
·Preferred experience -
oTwo years clinical dietetic experience.
oExperience in documenting with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, preferably EPIC.
oLeadership or management experience in dietetics and population health settings.
oDiabetes-related clinical experience.Experience teaching peers, adults in small groups and one-on-one. (Diabetes Ed Dept).
·RD : Registered Dietitian (RD) by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; required upon start. Oregon State licensure, must obtain within 30 days of hire
·Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association preferred
·CDE: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) by National Certified Board for Diabetes Educators
·Must be able to prioritize patients based on predetermined criteria.
·Effectively supervise and provide professional leadership to the dietary and medical staff.
·Ability to work under self-direction.
·Demonstrate both problem-solving skills of a complex nature and excellent organizational skills.
·Must have ability to gain the confidence and co-operation of patients and maintain effective working relationships with others.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to represent the Nutrition Services department in both external and internal arenas.
·Demonstrate a high level of mental and emotional tolerance and an even temperament when dealing with patients, families and co-workers, and staff at all times.
·Compassionate, sense of humor, plus the ability to relate well with children, adults, medical staff and co-workers
·Experience with community education, public speaking and/or various media forums.
Compensation & Benefits
·Excellent salary, including bonus potential
·Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care
·Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution
·Generous work/life balance incentive
·Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
About Asante and Southern Oregon
Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 600,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partnersthroughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 6,000 employees, Asantes entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth.At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.
At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.