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UnityPoint Health Dietitian - As Needed Hours in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Dietitian

Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinic – Cedar Falls, IA

PRN Hours – As Needed (daytime only)

Perks of working in a clinic:

Monday-Friday schedules with work/life balance!

No holidays!

Care for a diverse patient population & serve your whole community!

Work in a team environment with providers and medical staff!

Provides nutrition services to individuals as directed by Providers. Assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutritional care plans, and evaluates and reports these results appropriately. Maintains professional competency and skills required for professional practice.

  • Assess nutrition status of patient and, based on this evaluation, plans, implements and evaluates appropriate cost-effective nutrition care of clients.

  • Perform RMR, interpret results and modify recommendations.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with the patient’s referring physician and other health care providers to ensure continuity of care.

  • Develop and implement an individualized plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives, nutrition prescription and self-management training.

  • Assist patients in developing realistic, long-term health goals and goal-directed behaviors.

  • Provide appropriate documentation summarizing the nutrition care plan in the patient’s medical record.

  • Teach informational classes.

  • Help coordinate the bariatric support group classes.

  • Maintain current on diet fads and dangers, mental health assessment, work with counselor and physician to coordinate care.

  • Identify opportunities to increase patient, physician and community awareness of outpatient nutrition services.

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a major in foods, human nutrition, or dietetics; food service management; or Institution Management.

  • Successful completion of a postgraduate or equivalent dietetic program that fulfills requirements for registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • Must be an experienced and comfortable public speaker

  • Must maintain licensure as a Licensed Dietitian in the State of Iowa/Illinois/Wisconsin.

  • Must maintain registration status through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • BLS

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Mandatory Reporter certification.

  • Adept at using a computer for research and development of presentations.

  • Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

Requisition ID: 2021-88009

Street: 5100 Prairie Pkwy

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: Diabetes and Endocrinology- WL

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: PRN/As Needed; 15-20 hours per week (daytime)

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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