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Providence Dietitian in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian ( Pace Spokane , Days, 0.2 FTE) to Providence Elderplace 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:

  • Assess the nutritional status and provides nutrition intervention to participants and their families/caregivers, including diet education. One on one contact with participants and caregivers to adequately assess nutritional needs.

  • Screen participants for nutritional risk and malnutrition.

  • Develop and present dietary plans of care as part of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).

  • Provide nutrition consults/assessments as requested by other IDT members.

  • Coordinate nutritional care with caregivers in multiple community settings, including home care workers, adult family homes, nursing homes and dialysis centers as needed. Provide education to participants and caregivers in diet recommendations, food textures and use of supplements.

  • Participate in IDT meetings.

  • Maintain nutrition summary for all participants. Notify appropriate staff and team members, including food service worker, of changes in diet and texture.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition or dietetics

  • Current licensure as a Registered Dietitian in the state of Washington.

  • Driver's license valid in Washington state required upon hire.

  • Current auto insurance coverage required upon hire.

  • 1 year experience as Clinical dietitian working with a geriatric population

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Spokane, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 270044

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