Nutrition General Service
Relief (0.2 FTE) - Days - 8 Hours/Week
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the general direction of the Clinical Nutrition Service Manager, assesses nutritional risk and need for medical nutrition therapy in accordance with the physician's diagnoses, nursing, other members of the multidisciplinary team and requirements of regulatory agencies to ensure a nutrition care plan is developed and implemented. Develops knowledge and skills as appropriate for patients ranging in age from neonatal through the life span.
Conditions of Employment:
Experience: 6 months. Prefer 1 year of experience in clinical nutrition, but not required.
Education & Training: BS in Food and Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Medical Dietetics. Internship or comparative experience in clinical dietetics.
License, Certification & Registration: PA state licensure. Registration or registration eligibility with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist required. Optional membership in the American Dietetic Association.
Other Requirements: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to read and write in English. Must be able to establish goals and follow through with them. Must have ability to work in a team environment.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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