Registered Clinical Dietician- Endocrinology
Posted on: April 18, 2019
General Summary: Position is responsible for the nutrition care and
management of patients at their respective sites. This includes
accurate nutrition assessment, identification of drug-nutrient
interactions, and effective Medical Nutrition Therapy for various
1. Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy,
objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician
Resources.2. Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the
Privacy Standards Confidentiality Agreement.3. Demonstrates support
for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable
of compliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct;
adhering to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and
corporate policies and procedures policies that affect his/her
specific job functions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance
issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner.4. Provide
effective nutrition counseling utilizing the Nutrition Care
Process.5. Counsel a variety of medically complex patients
utilizing appropriate Medical Nutrition Therapy based on the
patient's medical needs6. Lead nutrition groupsat respective
sites.7. Provide direct care to patients in multiple Tenet sites if
called upon to do so.8. Support and champion community education as
well as direct clinical intervention9. Provide community outreach
and nutritional education to other social/community service
agencies, including Diabetes Awareness Day, National Nutrition
Month, Health Fairs, etc.10. Develop and institute a plan of care
in collaboration with the client and health care provider11.
Present in-service education for agency staff12. Document
nutritional assessment and plan of care accurately13. Report
granting information as needed14. Present case presentations and
participate in peer reviews at monthly RD meeting15. Effective and
timely use of electronic health records for all medical charting16.
Promote the tenets of a Patient Centered Medical Home focusing on
the importance of nutrition in preventative medicine17. Other
duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics,
Nutrition Science, Human Nutrition or related field. Advanced
degree preferred.Certification: Registered Dietician/Nutritionist
with CDR. State Registration as required. BLS
certificationExperience: Must have a minimum of five years of
experience in a healthcare setting.
Performance Requirements:Knowledge:1. Thorough knowledge of ADA
standards2. Knowledge of medical office procedures and process.3.
Knowledge of clinical equipment, supplies, and instruments.4.
Understanding of documentation required for physician office
visits.5. Knowledge of the purposes, organization, and policies of
the local community's health systems sufficient to interact with
other health care providers.6. Knowledge of the policies and
procedures of a clinic sufficient to provide effective patient
care. Skills:1. Skill in problem solving.2. Skill in computer
hardware and software use.3. Skill in verbal and written
communication.4. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative,
judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational
objectives. 5. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking
effective action. 6. Skill in establishing and maintaining
effective working relationships with employees, policy-making
bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public. 7. Skill in
organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and
objectives. 8. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in
developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental
policies and procedures. Abilities:1. Ability to obtain vital signs
and record them correctly.2. Ability to use medical equipment,
supplies and instruments.3. Ability to understand and carry out
written, oral and/or graphic instructions.4. Ability to multi-task,
manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.5. Ability
to read, interprets, and apply policies and procedures.6. Ability
to set priorities among multiple requests.7. Ability to interact
with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public
effectively.8. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware
and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard
medical office equipment.
Equipment Operated: Medical office equipment/devices as well as
standard office equipment including computers, fax machines,
copiers, printers, telephones, calculators, etc.
Work Environment: Position is in a well-lit office environment.
Occasional evening and weekend work.
Mental/Physical Requirements: Involves standing, bending, crouching
or stooping approximately 75 percent of the day, walking or sitting
the remainder, using computers and telephones. Ability to push,
pull or lift objects greater than 50 pounds. Must have ability to
hear/ascertain heart, breath and bowel sounds. Must be able to
visually discern pumps and monitors. Must be able to write legibly.
Job: Clerical/Administrative Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: CALIFORNIA PRACT STAFF Job Type: Full-time Shift Type:
Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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