Indiana University Health

Clinical Dietition Specialist Methodist Hospital

Methodist Hospital

Job Location

Methodist Hospital
1730 N Capital
Indianapolis,IN46202

Department

IUHP Diabetes Center-PR

Date Posted

January 30, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

000259218
Provides optimal nutrition care at an advanced level for inpatients and outpatients, utilizing the Nutrition Care Process, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The Nutrition Care Process includes nutritional assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention, and nutrition monitoring and evaluation. Incumbent also plans, organizes, implements and evaluates nutrition education individualized to the patient/client needs; precepts dietetics and other health professional students; independently orders diets, supplements and tube feedings as approved by Medical Staff Office at each facility. Practices at an advanced level as evidenced by performing a minimum of one of the following services on an ongoing basis: feeding tube placement; insulin adjustment; interdisciplinary development and implementation of nutrition care protocols; leadership in applied clinical research; management of nutrition support; g-tube education and training; development of new outpatient service lines; other to be determined by the IUH system Clinical Nutrition Managers. Provides leadership in at least one significant systems contribution initiative or project annually or publishes in a peer-reviewed journal.

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Qualifications for the Clinical Dietition Specialist Role

  • Requires 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Requires registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Certified Dietitian in the State of Indiana.
  • Ability to develop medical care plans.
  • Ability to develop interdisciplinary care protocols and lead interdisciplinary improvement initiatives. ,
  • Master's Degree required in nutrition or closely related field or one of the following professional certifications: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or advanced CDE certification, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), All specialty certifications governed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and others as approved by the IU Health Clinical Nutrition Managers.
  • Requires registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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