Dietitian/Bariatric

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
2022-135413
Facility
Bariatric Solutions
Department
NH Bariatric Solutions WS_P
Work Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm
Category
Dietitian
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

NO WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS

Performs nutritional education and nutrition assessments on patients. Consults, educates patients/clients in both one on one and group settings on risk factor reduction related to nutrition management. Communication could be via phone, face-to-face or through video settings. Provides coaching to include, but not limited to, behavior changes towards improving health status, reducing health risk and improving quality of life of patients. Optimize nutritional status of patients through medical nutrition therapy to patients with nutrition risk, including nutrition assessment, individualized care plans, provider ordered recommendations and implementation of nutrition therapy, education and counseling for disease and nutrition risk management and evaluation of outcomes of these interventions. Scheduling and follow-up with patients as needed with appropriate documentation on all patients. Works/communicates with interdisciplinary team in the management of health and nutrition factors.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

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Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's in dietetics, nutrition, foods and nutrition required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: One year of experience as a Registered Clinical Dietitian required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration: Registered Dietitian status by the commission on Dietetic Registration required. Licensed Dietitian in appropriate state required. 
  • Additional skills required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Knowledge, ability and skills to support patient education and patient engagement in self-care management to accommodate cultural diversity, age specific or behavior needs among the patients being served.
  • Additional skills preferred: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relay information to diverse audiences for one-on-one consultations, small and large group presentations; dynamic presence for media interviews, health fairs and other invited presentations/appearances.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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