Job Description

Registered Dietitian - PRN

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

*Weekend rotation required: 1 weekend every 6 weeks

Job Overview

Responsible for assessing nutritional status and intervening with appropriate medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and/or education to improve, maintain, or optimize nutritional status.  Works under minimal supervision.  75% of time will be spent in direct patient care. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Formulate and implement nutritional care plans based on assessment of patients’ nutritional needs, diet --restrictions, nutrition support and physician care plans.

Serves as an advanced level nutrition practitioner overseeing the medical nutrition therapy of the most complex and/or high-risk patients requiring specialized nutrition interventions for acute or chronic diseases

Monitor inpatient foodservice operations to ensure compliance with physician diet orders and quality standards. Integrate food and dietetic services into the hospital wide QAPI and infection control programs.

Independently/collaboratively work to expand nutrition focused research

Function independently at the competent to proficient level to provide nutrition care to patients, including complex patient types. Serve as a mentor, resource, and leader for the entry level dietitian.

Skills, Education and Additional Information

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

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

  • 3-5 years clinical nutrition experience Preferred  

  • Ongoing Maintenance of  Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

  • CPR/First Aid certified Preferred

  • Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO) Preferred

  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) Preferred

  • Advanced degree in the field of nutrition Preferred

Pay Range

$48,648.29 - $80,196.48

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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