Food and Nutrition Services
310 West Homer Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
Days; Weekends; PRN (As Needed)
WHAT WE NEED
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
People who understand the role nutrition takes in health care and healing are becoming more and more necessary. Patient nutrition assessments and care plans need to be developed by knowledgeable clinical dieticians. Dieticians who can also communicate those plans to the care team and educate the patient and family about them. There’s no doubt that clinical dieticians are a key team member in the health care offered at Franciscan Health – a place where we believe that faith is part of everyone’s healing.
Do you work well with others? Are you a positive influence to those around you? Do you have a sound knowledge of nutritional guidelines and standards of care? Do you enjoy educating others on nutrition? Are you able to motivate others for positive change? If so, we have a special place for you to work.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Provide evidence based nutrition education to inpatients and outpatients.
Update and maintain accurate patient care records.
Communicate appropriate nutrition information to physicians, nurses, and other members of the patient care team.
Review and recommend appropriate nutrition resources, programs or services to patients and other members of the patient care team.
Serve as a nutrition resource in the community and for employees through presentations, health fairs or committee participation.
Assist with coverage for inpatient dietitians as needed by providing nutrition care to patients including review of nutirtion screening, completion of nutrition assessment, and development and implementation of nutrition care plans.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Understand and effectively adjusts to changes in job conditions, assignments, priorities, and schedules.
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to learn.
Effectively communicate to the appropriate audience and alter communication style according to the audience.
Take needed action without direct instructions.
Maintain a positive approach, work cooperatively with others, and demonstrate a constructive response to criticism and works with others as a team.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
0-1 Years Experience
License(s): Registered Dietitian
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.