Job: Dietitian

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Job Description


Location: St. Dominic Hospital
Department: WEIGHT LOSS SOLUTIONS - 7450
Employment Type: Part Time 40
Shift: Day
Other Shift Details:
Job Code: 5700

Provides nutritional and behavioral education to patients enrolled in SDH Medical Weight Loss program, Healthy Weight Advantage. Plans and aids in the nutritional care for weight loss patients and performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team.

Hours for the job-- PT:  hours are flexible somewhat between 8am-7pm

Essential Functions

-Provides nutritional teaching and couseling to patients in regards to a healthy lifestyle.

-Serves as a resource to the medical, nursing and community regarding nutritional care.

-Keeps individual and group summary data on all patients.

-Follows up with current patients via telephone, individual or group meetings.

-Promotes quality patient care.

-Communicates regularly with the staff to promote a consistent, integrated and effective program.

-Coordinates collection and validation of clinic data

Must have a BS degree in Food and Nutrition if a Nutritionist and if a Dietitian- requires Baccalaureate degree. Masters degree preferred. ADA Registration, Mississippi licensure is required for both.