Dietitian

  • Req #: 52387
  • Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
  • Newport, OR
  • PCH Diabetes Management
  • .8 (64 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0830 (8:30am) - 1700 (5:00 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $26.24 - $38.53
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  • Sign on Bonus: $4,000
  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $5,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Performs nutrition assessments, creates nutrition therapy plans and provides nutrition education for individuals and/or groups.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Samaritan’s Nationally Accredited Diabetes Education Programs utilize the advanced knowledge and skills of their interdisciplinary team - made of RN’s and RD’s who collaborate to offer group and individual appointments for education, medication management, behavior change, as well as working with physicians to better manage their patients and families with diabetes and serving as a resource for those interested in the most current diabetes treatment strategies. The department also plays an integral role in the hospital setting as well, working with hospital staff in the care and management of people with diabetes while hospitalized.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Graduate of accredited dietetic program in university or college, with completion of accredited dietetic internship required.
    • Current unencumbered Oregon Dietetic Licensure / Registered Dietitian through the CDR or RD eligible. If RD eligible, must obtain Registered Dietitian and Oregon Dietitian License within six (6) months from date of hire.
    • Two (2) years recent experience as clinical dietitian and outpatient counseling dietitian in a hospital preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Communication: Effective written and verbal communication skills to perform group presentations, tactfully discuss issues, and listen to and understand complex information/situations. Ability to work with all levels within the organization, facilitate communication, and effectively document related activities.
    • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Problem Solving: Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
    • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
    • Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt treatment to offer best possible care to patients.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      KNEEL (on knees)

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      STAND

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

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