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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Dietician, Nutritional Support - Infusion Pharmacy in Anaheim, California

St. Joseph Home Care Services is calling for a Lead Outpatient Registered Dietitian to serve in our Infusion Pharmacy.

Benefits: Full Range of benefits, Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Day

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing, coordinating and directing all aspects of quality, cost effective, outcome-oriented clinical nutrition care under minimum supervision. Assists in the management of Infusion Pharmacy nutritional resources. Responsible for decisions and judgements affecting patients total nutrition care. Facilitates improvement in patient's nutrition status to reduce complications and lower the risk of harm to the patient. Assists the pharmacists in managing the TPN patients. Clinical monitoring of enteral patients.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of Medicare guidelines for enteral and parenteral nutrition.

  • Knowledge of Medicaid guidelines for enteral and parenteral nutrition.

  • Ability to write initial and follow-up Enteral and TPN orders based on lab results and patient assessments.

  • Nutrition assessment skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of pediatric, adult and geriatric nutrition needs.

  • Customer service skills.

  • General computer skills such as word-processing.

Position Requirements:

Education: Baccalaureate degree in nutrition or dietetics and successfully completed the Registration Exam for Dietitians.

Experience:

  • At least one year hospital or home care experience is required. Preference will be given to experience in enteral/parenteral nutrition.

  • Pediatric, adult and geriatric experience preferred.

  • Development of nutrition related forms and policies and procedures preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • CA State Dietitian Certification required (for new grad or inter-state applicant, must obtain within 180 days).

  • CPR certification within 30 days of hire.

  • Driver’s License.

  • Proof of Vehicle Insurance.

Since 1988, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services has been a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. A member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health alliance, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services is guided by our core values of excellence, service, dignity and justice in everything we do. With over 700 caring employees, we are dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life’s journey.St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: SJH Home Health Network

Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

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