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Registered Dietitian/ Eating Disorders / Sharp Mesa Vista/ Day Shift/ Part Time 0.5

Job ID JR137922 Date Posted 05/24/2023
San Diego, California
  • Mesa Vista Hospital
  • Day
  • Regular
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Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$33.946 - $43.802 - $53.657

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Provides clinical nutrition leadership and expertise in varied patient care settings within Sharp Health Care, 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.

Required Qualifications

  • Other Education as required for Registered Dietitians (RD) under the guidelines of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Eating Disorders experience required for our PHP/ IOP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent, related experience
  • Master's Degree

Other Qualification Requirements

  • Current RD registration in good standing 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 Dietitian (CNSD) credential, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and other specialty certification related to the position is beneficial. Dietitian functioning in CCS-designated NICUs must be CCC-paneled. CCS paneling required within 6 months of hire.

Essential Functions

  • Act as a resource
    Serves as a resource for physicians, healthcare staff, students, interns, new RD hires.
    Participates on committees and task forces (unit based, hospital, system wide) as appropriate.
    Provides inservices, orientation, presentations as appropriate.
  • Administrative responsibilities
    Meets applicable guidelines for productivity.
    Prioritizes and organizes work assignments effectively so that both clinical and administrative responsibilities are met and time spent on various assigned tasks meets expectations.
    Completes paperwork (i.e. patient charges, cardexes, timecards, quality improvement data collection forms, clinical logs, medical record review forms) accurately and within the expected time frame.
    Collaborates with co-workers and other members of the healthcare team to effectively promote positive patient outcomes.
  • Develop action plans
    Complies with regulatory agency standards, hospital policies, procedures, practice guidelines, and other clinical criteria.
    Communicates effectively with the interdisciplinary patient care team regarding the nutrition care plan.
    Implements, updates, and documents the plan of care, seeking out resources when appropriate.
    Evaluates the patient's progress toward nutrition goals and determines the need to alter goals and interventions.
    Evaluates the patient/family response to nutrition care and education in relation to intended goals.
    Revises goals based the patient's progress toward established goals and in response to interventions, change in condition, and other relevant factors.
    Participates in patient care conferences and rounds.
    Documents the nutrition care plan using the correct forms, abbreviations, and format.
  • Nutrition assessments
    Identifies and prioritizes nutritional needs and goals.
    Responds to patient and family educational needs.
    Complies with regulatory agency standards, hospital policies, procedures, practice guidelines, and other clinical criteria.
    Assesses learning needs and addresses barriers to learning when indicated.
    Refers patient and family to outside resources when indicated.
    When indicated, recommends and documents appropriate and cost-effective interventions to improve patient outcome.
    Documents using the correct forms, abbreviations, and format.
  • Professional development
    Attends professional educational opportunities as appropriate.
    Maintains current knowledge of clinical nutrition topics by attending conferences and reviewing journals and literature
    Incorporates new information/best practices into work environment.
  • Timecards
    Submits timesheets on time and accurately
    Keeps supervisors informed of work assignments and changes in status or schedule (notifies both site and SRN supervisors regarding vacation and time off).

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 or any other protected class

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