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Registered Dietitian, Weight Management Program

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Christiana Care is hiring a full time Registered Dietitian for their Weight Management program based out of Wilmington, De.

The Weight Management office offers a full array of options, including one-on-one counseling, group classes, personalized medically supervised programs, a meal-replacement program and bariatric surgery. You would be alongside nurse practitioners, other registered dietitians, exercise physiologists and clinical psychologists.

As a Registered Dietitian on the team, you would help with weight management, bariatric patients, post operation nutrition and much more! You would average between 8-10 patients per day and flexible scheduling is offered.

Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8a-4:30

Occasional Evenings

Key Responsibilities:

Performs in-depth nutritional assessments for patients at risk of or with a chronic disease, obesity, and those who are seeking bariatric surgery

Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret scientific information to identify age-specific needs and to provide the appropriate care and education

Effectively communicates an evaluates diet history data through computer analysis

Demonstrates skill and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.

Provides individual counseling and group education.

Maintains medical records according to HIPPA guidelines and third-party billing guidelines.

Design and present clinically accurate innovative presentations for other health care professionals and the community

Participates in inter-disciplinary team meetings and patient care

Reviews, evaluates, and utilizes current nutrition and chronic disease management research

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition, Registered Dietitian (R.D.).

Minimum one year experience as a clinical dietitian, nutrition outreach, counseling and group education related to chronic disease is preferred, candidates who have recently concluded their internship and are Registered Dietitians will be considered.

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred or commitment to obtain within 2 years as necessary.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Registered Dietitian (R.D.)

Licensed in the State of Delaware. (L.D.N.)
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Post End DateJun 30, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1273901

Posted On: May 31, 2024

Updated On: Jun 30, 2024

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