Dietitian Specialist 2-RD (NICU)
Loma Linda, CA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Job Summary: (Full-Time) The Dietitian Specialist 2 demonstrates proficiency in completing inpatient and/or outpatient nutritional assessments and reassessments. Works collaboratively with the health care team to implement nutrition interventions and coordinates the nutrition care of the patient. Provides specialized nutrition education to patients and family members. Works as a team with dietitians, dietetic technicians and diet aides to improve performance standards. Provides in-services / lectures to clinical staff, and mentors clinical dietitians and other health care team members to improve performance standards; participates in educating dietetic and medical students; and serves as a consultant for physicians. Assigned duties may include inpatient, outpatient, and/or clinic settings; participation in out-patient group nutrition classes as assigned; fulfillment of appointments when referrals are received. Performs other duties as needed.

Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree or Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or Nutrition-related field required. Two years of clinical nutrition experience required. One year in Pediatrics preferred.

Knowledge and Skills: A thorough knowledge of clinical nutrition in area of specialty. Handling/gripping, speed movements, fine dexterity, writing and speaking skills necessary for the job. Able to operate calculator, computer, pager, copy machine and telephone. Must be able to communicate effectively with others, collaborating and accepting direction, able to work calmly and courteously under pressure, display a positive and professional demeanor to patients, visitors, and co-workers, able to be consistent in enforcing Medical Center policies. Ability to speak English fluently. Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, making judgments, make and follow through on plans, reasoning and problem solving skills, mathematical skills, must be able to organize and prioritize workload, detail oriented. Ability to hear conversations in person and on the telephone. Ability to speak clearly and with a volume required to carry on clear conversations in person and on the Telephone. Ability to document effectively. Ability to see information necessary for the position.

Licensures and Certifications: Certification from Commission on Dietetic registration (RD/RDN) required. CCS Paneling required within one year of hire date.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$31.79 - $44.93 / hourly
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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