Job: Clinical Dietitian - Clinical Nutrition

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Clinical Nutrition



Job Details:
  • Job Description

    The Clinical Dietitian assumes leadership in coordinating all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessments, interventions, monitoring, education of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings. Identifies and provides age specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within clinical nutrition. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Reports to a supervisor/manager. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or a related field required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in an acute care environment or completion of a coordinated undergraduate program (CUP) with a dietetic internship of no less then 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian required.
  • State of Idaho Licensed Dietitian (LD) and CDR Registered Dietitian (RD) required.
  • BLS required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and Nutrition Care Manual.
  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred.

    · On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.

    · Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.

    · Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.

    · Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.


    · Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year, operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.

    · Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.


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