|Job Title||Dietitian Registered/On-call/UKHC|
|Department Name||H3075:Nutritions Services|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Salary Range||$17.32 - $27.24/hour|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||On Call|
|Required Education|| |
Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Nutrition or related
|Required Related Experience|| |
No Experience required
|Required License/Registration/Certification|| |
Eligibility for Professional License; Registration or Certification
A registration eligible individual has a maximum of six (6) months from date of employment to become registered through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed by the Kentucky Board of Dietitians and Nutritionists. Failure to comply with this deadline will result in termination of employment.
|Physical Requirements|| |
The physical requirements for this position include: regularly lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 50lbs, regularly standing/walking with objects up to 10lbs, and repetitive motions.
At least 1 day per week, 12 hours per day (7am-7pm), with every other weekend; will also include holiday requirements.
|Job Summary|| |
Registered Dietitian will evaluate patient for appropriateness of tube placement, ensure safe and timely placement of Cortrak feeding tubes, and document all aspects of tube placement. They will participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team; assign and direct workload of diet technicians; and participate in unit, department and/or facility committees, work groups, and projects. This position will be based at Chandler Hospital, but will also provide services to Good Samaritan Hospital. Feeding Tube Team Members will provide service alongside a Diet Technician from 7am to 7pm daily. Members will be expected to work every other weekend and holiday. The ideal candidate will either have experience placing feeding tubes using the Cortrak 2 Enteral Access System or be willing to learn with appropriate training.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|| |
•Verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to prioritize work
•Basic computer knowledge
•Ability to set and meet deadlines
•Critical/Analytical thinking and understanding
•Flexible/Adapts to change
•Ability to facilitate learning and provide constructive feedback
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience|| |
At least one year of clinical dietetics experience. Experience placing feeding tubes using the Cortak 2 Enteral Access System highly preferred.
|Deadline to Apply||03/24/2019|
|University Community of Inclusion|| |
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