Kaiser Permanente Nutritionist - Part Time, Gaithersburg Medical Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland
To provide medical nutrition therapy, preventive nutrition counseling, and serve as the expert resource for health care staff for consultation and education.
Essential Responsibilities: - Assesses patient nutrition requirements using appropriate physiological data. - Develops nutrition care plans for patients based on medical nutrition therapy orders and/or assessment data, and modifies these plans as necessary during treatment. - Counsels patients / family on nutrition intervention plan both in person and through telemedicine. - Communicates with other members of the health care team to coordinate medical nutrition intervention with other aspects of medical care. - Plans, organizes, instructs and evaluates nutrition classes. - Prepares patients for bariatric surgery following established protocols. - Completes timely, thorough, and professional documentation of all medical nutrition therapy counseling or interventions. - Participates in evaluating, selecting, developing and updating nutrition education materials/handouts and revision of treatment protocols, according to evidence based medical nutrition therapy research and practice. - Acts as a professional resource to assess educational needs, plan and teach classes for providers and staff on nutritional treatment options. - Attends and participates in Nutrition Department meetings. - Provides nutritionist coverage to the assigned medical centers as needed Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Three years of experience including individual assessment and group education. Education - High School or GED Required License, Certification, Registration - Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
- Must be licensed as required by the jurisdiction of Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia, including continuing education necessary for renewal of license.
Additional Requirements: - N/A
Preferred Qualifications: - Second language desirable - At least 5 years of experience (within the last 2 years) managing the high risk obstetric population
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Nutritionist - Part Time, Gaithersburg Medical CenterLOCATION Gaithersburg, MDREQNUMBER 570796
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.