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Nephrology Dietitian

San Jose, CA 95121

Category: Health Job Number: 16172

 

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Nephrology Dietician professionals in San Jose, CA! If you are interested please forward your resume to Elizabeth Merrill at emerrille@myvoca.com and call me directly at 952-303-8123. 

 

Voca connects healthcare professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!

 

Assignment Details 

Job Description
The Nephrology Dietitian assesses the nutritional needs of each patient, recommends therapeutic diets, provides counsel to patients and their families on prescribed diets, and monitors understanding and response to diet. The Nephrology Dietitian will fulfill the Dialysis Mission Statement: "Making Life Better for Those Living with Kidney Disease"

  • Evaluates patient’s nutrition needs/status to develop an individualized nutrition plan.
  • Instructs patient/family/care provider as appropriate on recommended nutrition plan using an individualized approach.
  • Establishes nutritional priorities and develops a team action plan in conjunction with RN, MD, MSW, and patient.
  • Provides ongoing nutrition assessment of patients; modifies nutrition goals/dietary recommendations as needed on a regular basis per Healthcare Standards of Practice.
  • Communicates nutrition information/status to other treatment providers to ensure ongoing nutrition care when patients transfer to another facility/modality or require concurrent care/evaluation from outside agencies, hospitals, clinics, etc.
  • Participates actively in Interdisciplinary Team activities, including patient care conferences, QAPI meetings/projects, physician clinics, and home visits.
  • Carries out MD renal dietitian protocol orders.
  • Maintains nutrition-related documentation in SPIN.
  • Provides nutrition-related in-service education for center staff as appropriate/requested.

Job Specific Details

  • $38.18/ Hour

Qualifications

  • Registered Dietitian (includes Baccalaureate or Advanced degree).
  • One (1) year experience as a Registered Dietitian in clinical nutrition required; 2 years preferred.
  • Able to read, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate with others in English person, over the phone, and via email.
  • CPR Certification (or obtained within three months of hire).

Education

  • Registered Dietitian (includes Baccalaureate or Advanced degree).

Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages

 

Elizabeth Merrill
Voca | Senior Recruiter
t 507-288-5260 d 952-303-8123
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