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Nutritionist - On Call, Falls Church Medical Center

Location: Falls Church, Virginia;

Job ID : 3178108

Description

To provide medical nutrition therapy, preventive nutrition counseling, and serve as the expert resource for health care staff for consultation and education.


Essential Responsibilities:
- Assesses patient nutrition requirements using appropriate physiological data.

- Develops nutrition care plans for patients based on medical nutrition therapy orders and/or assessment.

- Counsels patients / family on nutrition intervention plan both in person and through telemedicine.
- Communicates with other members of the health care team to coordinate medical nutrition intervention
- Plans, organizes, instructs and evaluates nutrition classes.
- Prepares patients for bariatric surgery following established protocols.

- Completes timely, thorough, and professional documentation of all medical nutrition therapy counseling
- Participates in evaluating, selecting, developing and updating nutrition education materials/handouts and revision of treatment protocols, according to evidence based medical nutrition therapy research and practice.
- Acts as a professional resource to assess educational needs, plan and teach classes for providers and staff
- Provides nutritionist coverage to the assigned medical centers as needed. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum three (3) years of experience including individual assessment and group education.
Education
- High School or GED Required

License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
- Must be licensed as required by the jurisdiction of Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia, including continuing education necessary for renewal of license.



Additional Requirements:
- N/A


Preferred Qualifications:
- Advanced certification desirable


- Second language desirable

Primary Location:Virginia,Falls Church,Falls Church Medical Center 201 N. Washington St.

Scheduled Hours (1-40):1

Shift:Variable

Working Days:Variable

Schedule:Call-in/On-Call

Job Type:Standard

Employee Status:Regular

Employee Group:UFCW - Local 400

Job Level:Individual Contributor

Job:Nutrition / Food Services

Public Department Name:Nutrition

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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