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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Dietitian I - IP in Atlanta, Georgia



  • Assesses, develops, implements and evaluates nutrition care for patients using Nutrition Care Process.

  • Complete competency of physical assessments on patients.

  • Provides care independently.

  • Provides nutrition counseling to patients and caregivers based on identified needs.

  • Participates in medical rounds, discharge planning and patient care conferences.

  • Completes nutrition transplant orientation and is able to provide nutrition care per CMS guidelines for patients in all 3 phases of transplant.

  • Provides on call patient care as scheduled.

  • Provides weekend and holiday coverage as scheduled.

  • Assess, implement, manage or adjust diet prescription for oral/enteral/parenteral nutrition, as appropriate for patient's medical condition.

  • Makes appropriate use of available education materials.

  • Resource to FNS staff for evaluation and recommendation of nutrition products and supplies.

  • May serve on FNS/hospital wide committees.

  • Effective time management in organizing workload and accomplishing tasks.

  • Identifies problems, collects data, and takes corrective action for new and/or assigned performance improvement projects.

  • Completes preceptor training.

  • Precepts interns under supervision of mentor dietitian.

  • Attends internship seminars/case studies regularly.

  • Resource on nutrition to physician and allied health members.

  • May develop written materials for staff. Communicate and interpret nutrition information for other staff in patient care rounds.

  • May participate in hospital related events. May participate in professional organizations.

  • Completes annual competencies on time.

  • Seeks guidance and expertise from peers and appropriate medical personnel in order to expand professional knowledge for application of Medical Nutrition Therapy.

  • Maintains Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) portfolio to reflect professional and career goals.

  • Completes at least 15 nutrition related CEU's annually.

  • Completes at least 2 approved transplant related continuing education units annually.

  • May participate in presentations to local organizations.


  • 0 to 1 year (less than 2080 hours) of experience as a clinical dietitian in an acute care inpatient setting, long term care facility, long term acute care facility, rehabilitation facility, and/or outpatient nutrition program.

  • Credentialed as a registered dietitian with CDR. Licensed in the state of Georgia as a licensed dietitian. If dietitian does not currently possess RD and/or LD credential, must obtain within 2 months of hire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Clinical Nutrition

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 90625

Job Category Food Services & Dietetics

Schedule 7a-3:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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