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Dietitian- Marianjoy, Casual, Day’s

Northwestern Medicine
City: 
Wheaton
State: 
Illinois
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

This is an on-call/casual position to help cover staffing needs at Marianjoy in Wheaton.

Collaborates with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy. Identifies patients at high nutrition risk based on criteria outlined by the Hospital. Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs of patients. Develops and implements a nutrition plan of care for all assigned patients. Fosters continuity of care across the continuum of care. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention. Provides nutrition education to patient and family members on appropriate food selections and eating behaviors to accomplish patient goals. Manages the delivery of nutrition care services according to the site of care assigned. Participates in performance improvement. Mentors Diet Clerks and other support personnel. Actively assesses, evaluates and maintains professional development and competency related to the competencies outlined in the position description.
Minimum Requirements: Good instructional and communication skills
Experience in hospital clinical dietetics preferred

Education: Bachelors or advanced degree from accredited institution with major in food and nutrition or dietetics
Licensure: Registration by American Dietetic Association, Licensed Dietitian

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