Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Clinical Professional
Department:
310002 Hospital Nutrition-Tech
Shift Hours / Days:
Monday- Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm
Hours / Pay Period:
80

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Job Summary/Purpose:

Responsible for assessing patients’ nutritional status and intervening with appropriate medical nutrition

therapy (MNT) and/or education to improve, maintain, or optimize nutritional status.

  • Formulate and implement nutritional care plans based on assessment of patients’ nutritional needs, diet restrictions, nutrition support and physician care plans. Each RD will be able to manage 12 to 17 patients daily.

  • Monitor and evaluates effectiveness of patients care plan. Document thoroughly and appropriately all nutrition care information in patient medical record.

  • Counsel and educate on nutritional support and nutritional management to patients and their families, physicians, paraprofessionals, the community and potential candidates for hire within the corporation

  • Collaborate with medical staff, nursing, pharmacy and other hospital stakeholders to plan and implement patient care as necessary in meeting the nutritional needs of patients.

  • Monitor inpatient foodservice operations to ensure compliance with physician diet orders and quality standards. Assist with monthly foodservice in-service education. Sign off on foodservice competencies for inpatient meal delivery. Approve inpatient menus.

  • Monitor foodservice operations to ensure compliance with physician diet orders and quality standards. Assist with monthly foodservice in-service education.

  • Integrate food and dietetic services into the hospital wide QAPI and infection control programs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in nutritional science or related field is required, Advanced degree is preferred.

  • Maintenance of Dietetic Registration is required

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a clinical nutrition role is preferred

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment?  Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers  to begin your journey.