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Providence Dietitian in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian (Pips East Enteral Therapy , Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Infusion & Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Review, update, and modify forms used for nutrition screening, nutrition assessment and clinical follow-up as needed.

  • Review, update, and modify definitions of nutritional risk, frequency of reassessment based on nutritional risk.

  • Collaborate in the design, development and implementation of age (pediatric/adult/geriatric) and disease appropriate nutrition assessments and nutrition support care plans by utilizing clinical standards determined by, but not limited to, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Society For Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, and National Council on Aging, Inc.

  • Assist staff to ensure appropriate documentation has been obtained for reimbursement from Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer sources.

  • Monitor, evaluate, and adjust the nutrition support regimen as indicated by lab work, patient condition/tolerance, nutritional needs, and guidelines set by Medicare, Medicaid or other payer groups.

  • Document nutritional care in the patient's medical record utilizing the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process. Complete all documentation accurately and timely.

  • Collaborate with other team members, as well as the patient/family, in the decision making process, the implementation, monitoring, and control of the nutritional support care plans to improve or maintain nutritional status; Consider cultural, religious practices, emotional barriers, desires, motivation to learn, physical/cognitive limitation, and language barriers.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics

  • 1 year hospital or home care experience

  • Registered Dietitian with Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • WA State Dietitian Certification required (for new grad or inter-state applicant, must obtain within 180 days)

  • CPR certification within 30 days of hire

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile

  • Proof of vehicle insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in enteral/parenteral nutrition

  • Pediatric, adult and geriatric experience

  • Development of nutrition related forms and policies and procedures

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington provides home and ambulatory infusion services to pediatric and adult patients in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. Patient quality/safety, satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes are top priorities. Our services include infusion therapy and enteral/parenteral services to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Infusion Suites (AIS), disease management, specialized infusion services, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and dietitian consulting and support. Spokane is in the heart of the Inland Northwest, offering four seasons of winter snow, cool springs, warm summers, and mild fall temperatures. Outdoor recreational activities are numerous including fishing, hiking, biking, camping, skiing, hunting, golfing, and boating. Spokane is located about 30 miles from Idaho and is within a few hour drive of Seattle, Portland, Missoula, Canada, and the coasts of Washington and Oregon. Spokane is a vibrant community that is easy to navigate with short commute times and offers of a variety of sporting events, concerts, shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 276544

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