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Providence Health & Services Registered Dietitian in Colville, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Registered Dietitian ( Food and Nutrition Services , Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE/on-call) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Why work in Stevens County?

  • Providence Mount Carmel Hospital and Providence St. Joseph’s Hospitals were recognized for top quartile performance by the WA State Hospital Association for efforts focused on the reduction of patient harm in 10 key areas

  • St. Joseph’s Hospital is “A home-town hospital” that offers a number of major hospital services including but not limited to: physical therapy, ambulatory surgery, and labor and delivery.

  • Rural area with easy access to lakes, rivers, skiing/snowboarding, and local seasonal town events!

In this position you will:

  • Supports the Performance Improvement process.

  • Follows and supports hospital policies. Follows the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program Employee Handbook and any other organizational or departmental materials related to compliance with laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintains a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Patient-Care Positions: Considers individual needs in communication with, assessment of, and treatment of patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects to include infant through the elderly.

  • Supports patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required for all positions. Failure to meet this standard can result in progressive discipline up to and including termination.

  • Assists the manager/consultant dietitian in assuring that policies and practices are developed and implemented in accordance with standards set forth by the JCAHO, Department of Health (DOH), and other regulatory agencies.

  • Provides consultation to allied professional health workers regarding diet and nutrition problems and management, including patient care plans and case reviews.

  • Assists in providing in service education to the staff of the hospital regarding food service operation and general nutritional care of patients.

  • Provides dietary consultation to any patient (in-patient or out-patient) in the hospital in accordance with the physician’s orders.

  • Provides counseling to patients, staff, and family with regard to the patient’s nutritional needs.

  • Charts nutritional information in accordance with the policies of the hospital and accepted professional practice.

  • Makes appropriate referrals for continuing nutritional care.

  • Assists in developing and updating the policy and procedure manual concerned with dietary services.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of a nutritional care system to provide timely inpatient assessments.

  • Presents community nutrition programs as a representative of the hospital as agreed upon by the consultant, Educational Services Director, and administration.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient for license/registration

  • Maintains current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association

  • Maintains certification as a Certified Dietitian in the State of Washington

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification as a Diabetes Educator preferred.

About the hospital you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 264089

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