HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dietitian Coordinator in Orem, Utah

Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Utah County offers invaluable expertise gained from delivering exceptional patient care since 1998. We may not be bigger, but we strive to be better as our hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare. We meet that standard through changes in upgrading technology and advanced procedures. While these changes may be constant, our tradition of caring and healing will never fade.

The Registered Dietitian Coordinator is the first-line supervisor for the Registered Dietitian, Diet Clerks personnel and for the coordination of activities within that service line. The incumbent serves as the primaryrepresentative in patient care nutritional activities. These includeproviding direction and guidance for an overall Registered Dietitian services program, assisting in the development of long-range strategicplans, and establishing the highest caliber standards of care. The incumbent is responsible for,and has authority for maintaining a qualified clinical staff by involvement in recruitment, interviews, hiring, and clinical staff development. The incumbent will establish policies and procedures to ensure compliance to regulatory agencies, and maintaining effective communication with other departmental managers and interdepartmental liaisons. The clinical coordinator will assist to facilitate development of thecontinuous quality improvement program, and facilitate any relevant, appropriate, and required nutrition sub- committees. The clinical coordinator will work together with the employees of the department to provide optimal nutritional services to the patients, and to assist patients to meet their nutritional needs for optimal healing and well-being.The Registered Dietitian Coordinator will also be able to performnutrition assessments, develop and implement nutrition care plans,monitor response to therapeutic diet/support and participate inpatient and staff education. The incumbent follows departmental policies and procedures to provide nutrition care in a timely manner. The incumbent communicates with patients and families, medical staff, nursing staff and other health care professionals to ensure patients care needs are met. The Clinical Coordinator will ensure that theNutrition Care Manual iscurrent and up todate.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Food Science, Dietetics or related field.

• Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association within 6 months.

• Certified Dietitian with the State of Utah within 6 months.

Skills:

• Must be able to read, write and speak English.

• Excellent verbal, written, and facilitation skills required.

• Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills required.

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Dietitian Coordinator

Location: Utah-Orem-Timpanogos Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 06042-42422