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University of Washington DIETITIAN 2 (TEMPORARY, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 184313

Department: HARBORVIEW - FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES

Posting Date: 02/22/2021

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $32.23 - $46.11 per hour

Shift: First Shift

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally and medically - vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

Harborview's Nutrition Services department has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary/Hourly, Day Shift, Dietitian 2. This individual will provide Nutrition Care in specialized areas such as: critical care, burns, HIV/AIDS, Medical Specialties, International Medicine, where the patient population is medically and nutritionally complex or high risk. Additionally, this candidate will provide some nutrition education counseling for patients with complex nutrition prescriptions as well as participate in formal and informal instruction for health care teams and Dietetic Interns.

Competitive candidates will be familiar with enteral and parenteral nutrition and desire an opportunity to work with critically ill and acutely ill patients with a very collaborative team that is very supportive of nutrition interventions.

This position provides opportunities to work in a high paced and essential department of the Medical Center. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

Areas of Responsibility: Desired qualifications include ability to work with a diverse group of patients; Skilled in performing as a resource and expert in specialized area for nutrition to medical staff and patients and selecting appropriate method of feeding and sources of specific nutrient for individual patients based on age, state of health, cultural needs, and stage of development; Skilled in preparing and conducting formal teaching for the medical staff (MD's, RN's, HA's, etc.); and ability to communicate effectively with patients and medical staff both written and verbal. Additional requirements include knowledge of computer programming to record data (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with major in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition or Food Service Administration; completion of American Dietetic Association approved dietetic education program; Registered Dietitian status; 24 months recent full-time experience working as a R.D required. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Additional Requirements: Must obtain CD and complete HMC Credentialing paperwork within 3 months of start date.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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