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Inpatient Dietitian Clinical Specialist - Adult and Pediatrics Diabetes Education

Fairfax Medical Campus 622212 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

Are you an individual who will provide safe and therapeutic care in a comprehensive and systematic manner?

The Inova Fairfax clinical Dietitian team is seeking a self-motivated, high performing Inpatient Clinical Dietitian Specialist to teach adult and pediatric diabetes in a high acuity teaching hospital and to provide world-class safe and therapeutic nutritional care in a comprehensive and systematic manner. This role is a full-time Monday to Friday role, that allows the opportunity to educate and provide nutritional care to our inpatient 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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