Dietitian - Food & Nutrition Services

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

Job Description


For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $10,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible Dietitians!
Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time Dietitian position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.

Position Summary

The Dietitian directs and coordinates nutritional care to patients in inpatient and outpatient settings. Performs nutritional assessments; develops and implements care plans, education of patients, staff communication with physicians and health team members. Serves as a facilitator for all nutrition-related patient care needs.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or closely related field

License/Certifications: Active Maine State Registered Dietitian license required

Experience: N/A

Excellent knowledge of nutrition principles and diet therapy in order to accurately assess patients' medical and nutritional status and to formulate care plans

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients and other members of the healthcare team

Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and nutritional care coordination

Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate nutritional care needs in order to individualize nutritional care provided to patients

Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations

Proficient computer and presentation skills
Additional Information

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family.
MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1080234

Posted On: May 16, 2024

Updated On: May 16, 2024

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