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Providence Health & Services Dietitian in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian (Rehabilitation, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE) to ElderPlace in Kent, Washington.

We are seeking an experienced and independent Registered Dietitian to join our team of caregivers who provide assessment, treatment and education in both clinic and home based settings. RDs are an integral part of the ElderPlace program, working to maintain participants optimal nutrition status in community based settings.

This is a part-time position which will include 24 hours per week.

The main location for this position will be in Kent, WA.

In this position you will:

  • Assess the nutritional status and provides nutrition intervention to participants and their families/caregivers, including diet education.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics

  • Current Washington State Registered Dietitian

  • Driver's license with auto insurance

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

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics

  • Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, 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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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-Seattle

Other Location(s): Washington-Renton

Req ID: 222976

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