Clinical Nutrition Dietitian

Ascension


Date: 1 day ago
City: Detroit, MI
Salary: $53,082 / year
Contract type: Full time
Ascension
Details



  • Department: Clinical Nutrition

  • Schedule: 8 hour shift between 7:00AM and 7:00PM. Variable start and end times.

  • Facility: Ascension Medical Group

  • Location: Detroit, MI




Benefits


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community





  • Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.







Responsibilities


Provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments


  • Assess patients for nutritional status. Provide interventions/treatments including diet therapy, counseling or specialized nutrition supplements.

  • Collaborate with physicians, nursing and ancillary services such as speech pathology or physical therapy.

  • Monitor tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional regimen and recommend therapy adjustments as necessary. Provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluate effectiveness of treatments.

  • Provide nutrition information for the community that may include public speaking, news releases and other forms of publications.

  • Research and take initiatives to resolve nutrition care related complaints and problems.

  • Assist in monitoring meals including intake, diet compliance and tray accuracy. Maintain sanitation of food preparation area(s) through planned and unannounced inspections.




Requirements


Licensure / Certification / Registration:


  • Dietitian/Nutritionist credentialed from the Commission on Dietetic Registration obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • Advanced Life Support preferred. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.

  • BLS Provider preferred. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.

  • Educator specializing in Diabetes Management preferred.




Education:


  • High School diploma equivalency with 2 years of cumulative experience OR Associate's
    degree/Technical degree OR 4 years of applicable cumulative job specific experience required.




Additional Preferences


No additional preferences





Why Join Our Team


Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan




Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states




Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you





Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws




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