Job Description

Job Title: Dietitian, Generalist
Job ID: 685065
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Clinical Nutrition
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Provide nutrition-related expertise in the interdisciplinary team management of all patients and clients.  This position will be Monday-Friday, standard business hours, and will include rotating weekends and holidays.  

Responsibilities:
  • Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert to assigned unit responding to needs and initiatives for nutrition care process improvement.
  • Accurately assess patient's nutritional status, identify nutritional risk, develop plans of care and evaluate outcomes. Consult with physician and other health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions as needed.
  • Demonstrate professional writing skills in preparing materials, presentations and other communications.
  • Effective in educating of diverse populations thru appropriate design and implementation of nutrition programs.
  • Knowledgeable about outpatient billing guidelines and performs necessary documentation to ensure compliance of client changes with regulatory requirements.
  • May engage in research, training and mentoring of dietetic students/interns and supportive personnel.
  • Paticipate in CQI initiatives &/or departmental projects as required, with follow through to completion.
  • Promote consumer health, wellness and lifestyle management; deliver current science based information on emerging trends.
  • Provide nutritional education to patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Transplant experience a plus

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registry Eligible (obtain RD within 6 months of hire) Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist in Pennsylvania (within 1 year of hire)

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Registered Dietician

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

Salary Range: $20.10 to $32.88

Union Position: No

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