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Dietitian - Advanced Practitioner

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77285 Date posted 11/15/2016
Requisition ID: 77285
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Clinical Nutrition
  • Category: Dietitian Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County



Full-time, 8-hour variable day shift, weekends as needed


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Education as required for Registered Dietitians (RD) under the guidelines of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • An advanced certification required, such as Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) within 6 months of hire
  • Three years recent employment experience in clinical nutrition, preferably ICU
  • Excellent documentation skills with the ability to keep neat, accurate and concise records
  • Effective communication, oral, written and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience in enteral feeding; initiation and monitoring of gastric and jejunal feeding
  • Knowledge of nutrition in the critical care setting

Primary area of coverage is the adult medical and surgical intensive care units with responsibilities on the Nutrition and Metabolic Support Service at Sharp Memorial Hospital.  The Advanced Practitioner Dietitian provides clinical nutrition leadership and expertise to patients. The Advanced Practitioner Dietitian is a mentor to other RD’s and interdisciplinary staff members. 
The Department of Nutrition team works closely with other healthcare professionals to advise the most optimal/advantageous practices for patient care delivery to deliver a positive outcome. 
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds.  Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Physical Requirements of position may be discussed at the time of the interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: RD, Dietitian, ICU

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