Job ID: 109536 Date posted: April 30, 2021
- Sharp Mesa Vista
- Nutrition Services
- Dietitian Jobs
- Day Job
- Per Diem
Provides clinical nutrition leadership and expertise in varied patient care settings within Sharp HealthCare, the community and the department. Completes nutrition assessments and reassessments, provides education to patients and their families as a member of the interdisciplinary patient care team.
The main function of Clinical Nutrition department is to complete nutrition assessments and reassessments and document in the electronic medical record, provide patient education, teach nutrition groups, and act as a resource to the interdisciplinary team. Experience in a behavioral health setting and/or with patients with disordered eating is preferred.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
- 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) or registration with the CDR within 6 months of completing an approved dietetic internship.
- Current Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) credential, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and other specialty certification related to the position is beneficial
- Recent, related RD experience
“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”