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Clinical Dietitian III

Employer
City of Hope
Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 2, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Individual contributor that is fully proficient in applying established standards. Works independently; may instruct or coach other professionals. Under general supervision, formulates and plans patient menus based on diet requirements in accordance with physician orders and general dietetic standards and rules. May monitor and assign work to other dietitians. Treats patients with complex nutritional deficiencies, determines extent and duration of diet therapy, and instructs patients and patients' families in appropriate diet upon discharge. Designs and implements appropriate plan of nutritional care for patients at nutrition risk. Provides on-going nutritional care and monitors patient progress toward nutrition goals. Provides nutrition counseling and follow-up. Oversees the activities of the Diet Technician. Serves as a resource and provides educational sessions to staff, other health care professionals and the community on current nutrition topics..

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Provides services that are accurate, reliable, courteous and timely.
  • Delivers care that is consistent with professional practice standards and the mission and values of City of Hope.
  • Demonstrates competence appropriate to their role and function in age-specific care and nutrition management.
  • Delivers quality care consistent with the scope of practice of the discipline.
  • Provides timely, comprehensive and complete education/teaching to patients and families and documentation of progress towards achievement of outcomes.
  • Delivers care for a defined group of patients using effective delegation, supervision and decision-making skills.
  • Provides timely, evidence-based, and appropriate education to medical staff, other health care professionals and the community.
  • Ensures that all professional and regulatory standards are met and maintained.
  • Promotes collaboration and teamwork among all members of the healthcare team.
  • Effectively communicates with all customers/team members to meet organizational goals and customer service expectations.
  • Maintains current knowledge, skills and competencies through involvement in professional continuing education activities.
  • Promotes the efficient and effective utilization of resources.
  • Demonstrates performance improvement activities to promote continuous improvement in care delivery.
  • Demonstrates assimilation of core organizational values within own performance.
  • May participate in research activities related to the field of nutrition.


Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree with six years recent experience or Master's degree with four years experience as a clinical dietitian


Minimum Experience:
  • 6+ years recent experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 4 years experience as a clinical dietitian with a Master's degree.


Required Courses/Training:

Req. Certification/Licensure:
  • Registered Dietitian;
  • For Endocrinology position, Certification as a Diabetes Educator
  • For pediatric service, CCS Panel provider or complete application within 60 days of hire.
  • Board Certification as a Specialist in Oncology Nutrition, Diabetes Educator or Nutrition Support Clinician.


Preferred Education:
  • Nutrition.


Additional Information:
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
  • Full Time

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Company

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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