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Dietitian - St. Elias

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Dietitian (Nutritional Counseling, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) at St Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. 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 have the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient nutritional assessments and monitors patient diets.
  • Follow established criteria to determine patient nutritional status.
  • Monitor patient meal consumption.
  • Monitor patient weight and fluid intake.
  • Update chart information as appropriate to patient continuous care.
  • Attend staffing, planning, and family conferences as required.
  • Provide pertinent information to physician or other staff or team members to provide quality care for patients.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, foods and nutrition.
  • Certified by the American Dietetic Association
  • Licensed in the State of Alaska or eligible to become licensed
  • BLS certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Dietetics or nutrition science
  • 2 years hospital inpatient experience
  • Experience working with adult/geriatric population

About St. Elias Specialty Hospital:

St. Elias Specialty Hospital is owned by Providence Health System. The hospital has 59 beds, almost all private rooms. The facility features state of the art equipment to provide extended inpatient acute care for patients.

At St. Elias Specialty Hospital, we provide customized, physician-driven services for patients requiring longer stays in an acute care environment due to multiple or complex medical conditions. We are not a permanent placement for patients; rather we are an answer for many patients who are acutely ill and need to take the first steps towards rehabilitation or home.

Most of our patients are admitted from a traditional acute care hospital, often from the Intensive Care Unit. Families of patients are welcome to contact us to see if we might be an option for their loved one.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Anchorage , Dietitian - St. Elias, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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