Dietitian - Food & Nutrition Services

at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States

Job Description



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

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: 750725

Posted On: May 13, 2022

Updated On: May 13, 2022