Emory Healthcare/Emory University Clinical Dietitian II - IP, Winship Tower in Atlanta, Georgia
Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Food and Nutrition Employee. No matter where you are in your career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives. We are proud to be the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-recognized hospitals: Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital.
Our Food and Nutrition employees are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.
Become a part of the groundbreaking cancer research and outstanding cancer patient care that are the hallmarks of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Assures continuity of care through effective decision making resulting in quality patient care.
Regularly conducts physical assessment on patients.
Annually reviews and updates protocols/patient care guidelines for area of specialization.
Completes annual literature review related to patient care population.
Coordinates with FNS and members of the multidisciplinary team to provide efficient, quality patient care.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities on clinical units to improve patient satisfaction scores. Revises and updates patient education materials.
Educates FNS Staff by conducting one or more education activities per year.
Serves on FNS committee and/or EHC committees.
Participates in performance evaluation of co-workers.
Completion of preceptor training required.
Precepts and evaluates interns independently.
Develops and/or revises internship curriculum.
Provides guidance and training to staff and dietetic interns on completing physical assessment.
Develops and presents nutrition information in area of expertise to dietetic interns from Georgia State and Emory programs during skills development period per internship coordinator.
Serves as preceptor for internship seminars and/or intern case studies.
Participates in revision and update of clinical policy/protocols.
Identifies work process improvement opportunities and propose solutions.
Contributes to the functioning of work group.
Develops presentation and/or education materials for staff, hospital and/or community related function or health fair.
May participate in a nutrition related professional organization.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics.
One or more years experience in acute care setting as a clinical dietitian.
Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Licensed as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.
Must maintain competency in adult and geriatric nutrition.
Competent in basic computer skills, including diet management software.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 Hosp-Midtown
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department WEM Food Nutrition
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 93867
Job Category Food Services & Dietetics
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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