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Providence Health & Services Registered Dietitian - Oncology in Newberg, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian to Providence who will support our medical oncology teams. This is a part-time (0.6 FTE position). Schedule will be three days per week; two days working out of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and one day working out of Providence Newberg Medical Center. Exact schedule to be determined.

We are seeking a Registered Dietitian who will work closely with the departmental and interdisciplinary health care team to provide outpatient care that is integrated and compatible with patient-centered medical goals and objectives.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Utilize the Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (NCPT) to assess nutrition status, identify nutrition diagnoses, perform nutrition-focused physical examinations, interpret results and make nutrition diagnoses.

  • Recommend enteral orders, design and implement nutrition care plans and evaluate outcomes of nutrition care plans for patients who are at nutrition risk or malnourished.

  • Provide medical nutrition therapy and professional nutrition counseling methods to patients, families and the community.

  • Apply evidence-based practice guidelines, instructional methods and tools in clinical practice.

  • Utilize nutrition-related information systems and patient medical record systems to successfully coordinate patient nutrition care.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition or related area granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent

  • Dietetics coursework and supervised practice through a Didactic Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship or Coordinated Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

  • License to practice as a registered dietitian in the State of Oregon

  • 5 years' clinical nutrition experience with two years' of oncology-specific experience in Medical Nutrition Therapy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Dietetics-related field; or degree expected to be conferred within 3 months

  • Board certification in oncology nutrition (CSO) or willingness to obtain certification within two years of employment.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Newberg, Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 263521

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