Job Description

Dietitian-PRN

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

This is a per diem role. Availability needs are M-F

Responsible for assessing patients’ nutritional status and intervening with appropriate medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and/or education to improve, maintain, or optimize nutritional status. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

1. 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. 

2. Monitor and evaluates effectiveness of patients’ care plan. Document thoroughly and appropriately all nutrition care information in patient medical record according to policy.

3. 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.

4. Monitor inpatient foodservice operations to ensure compliance with physician diet orders and quality standards.  

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

Requirements:

Registered Dietitian (RD) - May begin work as RD eligible & under supervision for up to 6 months

State Licensure (required PA, IL, OK & GA) - May begin employment while applying for licensure & work for up to 6 months with supervision while license application process is pending.

0-3 years clinical nutrition experience

Ongoing Maintenance of  Continuing Education Units (CEU)

CPR/First Aid certified Preferred

Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO) or Advanced degree in the field of nutrition Preferred

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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