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Nutritionist-Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Work Schedule/Days: Day / Monday - Friday

Employment Type: Part-Time

Location: Center for Advanced Pediatrics

Requisition #: 73308

JOB SUMMARY

Participates as interdisciplinary patient care team member to provide nutritional services and education to meet needs of identified patient population within the scope of the medical center's mission and values.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Medical Dietetics, or related field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Current Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Georgia licensed dietitian

EXPERIENCE*

  • Pediatric nutrition experience in inpatient or outpatient setting preferred, but not reequired

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in pediatric populations

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Determines nutritional assessment using age and developmentally appropriate standards.
  • Recommends appropriate medical nutritional therapy for assigned patients and evaluates response to medical nutritional therapy and determines change.
  • Instructs patient and family related to nutritional therapy which incorporates age-appropriate developmental standards. Includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
  • Advises groups related to pediatric nutritional therapy and community nutrition as required.
  • Implements departmental standards for documenting all aspects of work-related activities.
  • Participates as member of interdisciplinary team.
  • Directs and evaluates dietetic interns/students.
  • Maintains professional development responsibilities.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required, including but not limited to departmental committee participation and annual competencies.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

About Us:

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.

Address: 1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329

Function: Allied Health - Nutrition

Keywords: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta , Nutritionist-Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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