Trinity Health Outpatient Bariatric Dietitian in Hartford, Connecticut
The clinical dietitian's major responsibility is to provide medical nutrition therapy to patients in a variety of health care settings. Nutrition Therapy includes patient care plan assessment, as well as implementation, coordination and monitoring of ongoing interdisciplinary team participation in optimizing patient-oriented goals in feeding, meal selection and discharge planning. The dietitian also is a member of the hospital teaching staff providing inservice programs, lectures, education to the community, research and outcome studies. The dietitian is also involved with the department operations as needed and may provide coverage on either campus and alternate locations. Direct patient care is provided to patients of all ages.
Education: B.S. in Nutrition from an accredited college. ADA approved program RD or eligible.
Experience: 1 year general experience. Bariatric surgery counseling experience preferred
Licensure: RD, RD eligible, CT Certified.
Skills: Counseling, verbal and written communication skills.
Job Number: 00114687
Location: Hartford, CT
Organization Name: Trinity Health Of New England
Facility: NESF - Saint Francis Hospital
Employment Type: Full time