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Dietitians & Nutrition Services

Supporting Total Health

Good nutrition is vital to supporting and maintaining total body wellness. Whether you're a registered dietitian, a nutritionist, or a food services professional, you'll promote our mission and spread good health through good nutrition when you join our team.

Clinic Dietitian/In-PT

Location: Wailuku, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 674549 Date posted: 03/06/2018
Description:

Assesses, develops, implements, and monitors patient's nutritional needs for delivery of comprehensive nutrition care services. Plans, develops, and participates in providing nutrition information through educational program and nutrition handouts. Assists with planning, development, and implementation of department programs, policies, and goals.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, monitors, and coordinates nutritional care plan based on assessment to client's needs with other health professionals.

  • Counsels individuals and family members on nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics of nutrition. Adapts plans to individual client's needs, lifestyle and cultural eating habits. Provides follow-up and makes appropriate referrals based on needs of individual.

  • Plans and evaluates menus to meet nutritional needs of patients with consideration for food preferences.

  • Communicates nutritional care data through record systems to include Medical Records, Dietary Information Record and Special Consult Referrals.

  • Provides consultation to medical team in prescription of diets, nutritional assessments, enteral and parental feedings.

  • Participates in discharge planning. Recommends home care nutritional needs.

  • Interprets, evaluates, and utilizes current research to achieve effective nutritional care. Attends professional workshops, seminars, and lectures to keep informed of current practices and trends in dietetics and to maintain professional registration.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates ongoing patient food quality surveys to maintain quality standards of care.

  • Develops, organizes, and conducts orientation and in-service education/training programs for professional, non-professional staff and food service personnel. Participates in health education activities to include health fairs and community events.

  • Compiles, develops, and disseminates nutrition educational materials to include diet instruction handouts, posters, patient tray notes and newsletter articles.

  • Oversees dietary personnel to ensure compliance to food production, food service, sanitation, safety, security and health regulations/standards.

  • Assists in developing and updating work schedules and job descriptions for food service personnel.

  • Develops and implements short and long-range departmental goals and objectives consistent with departmental and organizational policies.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Six (6) months related experience or successful completion of training program (pre-hire, post-hire, or on-the-job) in area of specialty, if applicable.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in food and nutritional sciences or related field.

  • Accredited Dietetic Internship (DI) by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Certified Registered Dietitian (RD) by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to effectively use resources for research.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relations, customer service, problem solving, adaptability, decision making, oral communication and written communication.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year as clinical dietitian.


  • Master's degree with an ADA approved internship program.

  • State of Hawaii License Dietitian (LD) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet and database PC applications.
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Wailuku Tower 221 Mahalani St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nutrition / Food Services Department: Nutritional Svcs-I/P Travel: No

    About Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Dietitians & Nutrition Services Careers

    Whether you're supporting the health of our members, employees, or communities, the work you do supports our proactive approach to health. Opportunities exist in outpatient and inpatient care, health education, menu planning, food preparation, and more. In many of these roles, you may find yourself counseling members and community groups on their nutritional practices and educating them on how the right diet can help prevent disease and promote health.

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