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Registered Dietitian Lead - Pediatrics

Denver, CO, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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Hospital care in the heart of Denver

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver's Uptown neighborhood. Our hospital and emergency room treat patients from all over the Rocky Mountain region. We offer a range of services, including pediatric, high risk pregnancy, heart care and weight loss solutions.

Our full-service facility also offers a Cancer Center distinguished by the Commission on Cancer as a Center of Excellence, with the largest Bone Marrow Transplant Center in the Rocky Mountain region. P/SL holds centers of excellence designations in neonatal intensive care, spine and joint care and bariatric surgery as well as stroke certification and level IV trauma.


This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.  

  • The Certified Specialist is responsible for advanced nutrition care of patients who require specialized nutrition support and diabetes management.  
  • Will develop and implement nutrition care plans based on the nutritional and educational needs of the individual patients, with specific emphasis on assessment, development of a therapeutic plan, implementation, monitoring and documentation of the patient’s response to specialized nutrition support and diabetes management.  
  • Communicates with medical, nursing staff, FANS employees, patients and families, and other health care professionals to assure that individual patient care needs are met.  
  • When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications

I.                    Position Requirements:

 

A.        Licensure/Certification/Registration:  Maintains current registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (previously known as American Dietetic Association). Required to have one of the following; certification in Nutrition Support, Certified Diabetes Educator, or Pediatric Specialist.  BLS preferred.

 

B.        Education:  Bachelor of Science or Arts and/or Masters Degree in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited college or university.  Master’s of Science Degree preferred.  Ongoing CEU’s in specialty area of practice.

 

C.        Experience:  Minimum of 2-4 years clinical experience in an acute care facility, with an emphasis in nutrition support. 1-3 years of experience in pediatric nutrition preferred. 

Facility: Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Job ID: 03166-79276
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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