Registered Dietitian

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Position Title: Registered Dietitian
Company: QuadMed
Contact Name: Amanda Saycocie
Position Type: Clinical Dietitian
City: Newport News
State: Virginia
Description:

Creating a better way. It’s more than just the philosophy we were founded on. It’s our purpose. For our employees, it means more time with patients. Unrushed visits to build meaningful relationships. And most importantly, an opportunity to empower our patients to achieve their full potential – at work and in life. Determined to make a difference? Join our health care revolution and be a part of something better.

QuadMed is seeking a Registered Dietician to join our Health and Wellness Center supporting Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) employees and dependents located in Newport News, VA!

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB
The Registered Dietitian Nutritionist provides individual and group nutrition counseling and education to enhance the health and wellness of employees and their families. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals on daily nutrition and medical nutrition therapy; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes into the Electronic Medical Record; providing nutrition education in the form of classes or seminars and via the internet to remote QuadMed locations; developing resources to support educational efforts; and maintaining professional capability and skills required for professional practice. This individual will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and medical staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Conducts nutritional assessments and obtains nutrition history from patients.
    • Consults with physician and other healthcare staff to determine patients’ nutritional needs and diet restrictions. 
    • Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients. 
    • Develops and implements a plan of care based on assessment of nutritional needs and available resources. Correlates nutrition plan with other healthcare needs. 
    • Instructs patients on meal plan and dietary changes. Establishes goals and objectives to help meet the plan. 
    • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information 
    • Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care 
    • Accurately documents nutrition care plans and information into patient’s medical record 
    • Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation. 
    • Refer patients to other sources as needed or requested. 
    • Performs other position related duties as assigned depending on assignment setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education:  
    • Graduate of an ACEND-accredited dietetic program (B.S., B.A., or M.A. in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition)


Experience:  
    • Minimum five (2) years of experience in a clinical setting  


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  
    • Current RD/RDN license, in good standing with the state licensing board 
    • Current CPR (BLS) certification or must be obtained within 60 days of hire


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  
    • Knowledge of industry researched best practices application and stays current with continuing education 
    • Knowledge and ability to use computers with Windows – based business software applications (i.e.; Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) 
    • Electronic Medical Record experience preferred 
    • Skill in oral and written communication 
    • Effective organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and adaptability to changing priorities to meet demands 
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations 
    • Ability to work independently  

Desired Qualifications:

    • Bilingual a plus (English & Spanish preferred) 

Position Start Date: 06/25/2024
Contact Phone: (414) 566-8422
Contact Email: asaycocie@quadmedical.com
Website: https://www.bequad.com/job/newport-news/registered-dietitian/11056/63204770480

Phone

703-957-9347

Address

Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
44715 Prentice Drive #358  Ashburn, VA 20146