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Good Samaritan Society Dietitian in Howard Lake, Minnesota

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Facility: GSS MN Howard Lake Ctr
Location: Howard Lake, MN
Address: 413 13th Ave, Howard Lake, MN 55349, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $25.00 - $34.5

Job Summary

Plans, develops, and provides diet interventions, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition care and preventive counseling to individuals and groups in all areas of primary and specialty patient/resident care, acute care, skilled nursing, out-patient, and/or community settings. Provides medical nutrition therapy services and monitors nutritional care of clients/patients/residents of all ages including neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric as assigned. This includes determination of nutritional status through nutritional assessment, individualized care plans, provider order recommendations and implementation of nutrition therapy (including verbal orders, diet modification, nutrition support, oral nutrition supplements), education and counseling for disease and nutrition risk management, and evaluation of outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions. Additionally includes optimization of self-management education and skills in the care of clients/patients/residents with chronic conditions. Ability to recognize, evaluates, and provide for nutritional needs based on cultural, ethnic, and religious beliefs. Evaluates treatments or procedures for effectiveness using an evidence-based approach. Works on nutrition care protocols for the assigned area and acts as leader for the health care team in the implementation of the nutrition therapies. Educates on diet according to disease state, medical condition and health risk.

Incorporates new trends and techniques as necessary to design care plan and update standards of care educational material. Assists in tailoring clinical education and associated materials for use with clients/patients/residents, families and caregivers. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for safety. Aware and conscious of individual's insurance coverage and reimbursement circumstances, and participates in clinical performance improvement activities, including research that tests new treatments or procedures for clinical evidence of outcomes.

Qualifications

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in dietetics or food and nutrition through an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited program. *(After January 1, 2024, the ACEND requires anyone taking the registration exam to become a dietitian have a master's degree. Prior to January 1, 2024, individuals qualifying to take the registration exam need to have the minimum of a bachelor's of science degree in dietetics.)

Clinical nutrition experience through an approved coordinated undergraduate program or successful completion of post graduate internship required.

Currently holds Registered Dietitian (RD) license within the applicable state(s).

Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.

For applicable states, proof of a temporary/limited permit nutritionist license will be considered for registry eligible individuals in the event they are waiting to test for their CDR. Individuals will be allowed two exam attempts within three months of hire into their position.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0092013
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No