Job Description

Job Title: Dietitian, Specialist
Job ID: 683238
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Community Pediatrics
Department: CBO Support Services
Location: 11279 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090

Description

Do you have a strong background as a Registered Dietitian? Have a passion for working in pediatrics? UPMC may have the job for you! Children's Community Pediatrics is hiring a part-time Dietitian, Specialist. This position will be based in Wexford but will be responsible for a number of CCP practices in the city and east of the city.

Purpose:

Provide nutrition-related expertise in the interdisciplinary team management of all patients and clients within a specialty area.

Responsibilities:
  • Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert to assigned unit responding to needs and initiatives for nutritional care process improvement.
  • Consult with physician and other health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions. Accurately assess patient's nutritional status, identify nutritional risk, develop plans of care and evaluate outcomes.
  • May engage in research and teaching nutrition and diet therapy to students and hospital personnel.
  • Provide nutritional information to patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.

Qualifications

B.S. degree in Nutrition or Dietetics with additional advanced degree and/or specialty certifications (i.e., Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD), Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, Board Certified as Specialist in Renal Nutrition, Certified by the Board of Certified lactation Consultants, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), and Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.) 1 year specialty experience in dietetics required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist in Pennsylvania (within 6 months of hire)

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Registered Dietician

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.56 to $33.48

Union Position: No

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