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Dietitian Clinical Specialist - Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab - Outpatient

Fairfax Medical Campus 620719 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

The Inova Fairfax Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Rehab outpatient department is seeking a self-motivated, high performing Clinical Dietitian Specialist to provide world-class safe and therapeutic nutritional care in a comprehensive and systematic manner for our outpatient population. This role is a full-time Monday to Friday role, that allows the opportunity to provide nutritional care to our outpatient population. This position reports to the Inova Fairfax Clinical Nutrition manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists healthcare team members with documentation related to nutrition.
  • Develops and revises patient education materials and evaluates effectiveness.
  • Assess educational needs of patients/families and provides appropriate nutrition education/counseling.
  • Documents education according to standards in the medical record.
  • Participates as a guest speaker at community events, seminars, workshops or professional events.
  • Develops and implements an individualized plan for professional growth and development.
  • Recognizes trends in patient populations, explores alternatives to care and makes revisions to standards.
  • Collects performance improvement data, monitors outcomes and implements corrective actions.

Qualifications:

 Experience:

  • Two (2) years of recent hospital experience and/or previous clinical nutrition practice experience.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Certification:

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

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