Providence Health & Services Registered Dietitian - Diabetes and Nutrition Center in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Registered Dietitian (Diabetes and Nutrition Center, Day shift, 1.0 FTE ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
In this position you will:
Ensure that medical nutrition therapy is evidence-based practice in accordance with current standards and as outlined in the Nutrition Care Manual updated semi-annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Diabetes Association (ADA Develops or assists with review of departmental policies and procedures.
Assess medical nutrition therapy needs based upon the patient’s medical diagnosis, laboratory values, anthropometric measures, medications, age-specific requirements, and other co-morbidity factors identified by the registered dietitian or other member of the health care team.
Act as a resource to all members of the health care team, including dietetic interns/students, nursing students and family practice residents related to the establishment of appropriate nutrition care standards, and the determination of realistic goals for optimal patient outcome.
In collaboration with others, assesses the nutritional needs of the community and plan, develop, and implement the nutritional aspects of programs/presentations to meet needs identified.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition or related field
Successful completion of a dietetic internship program
Continuing education in accordance with policies determined by the American Dietetic Association for maintenance of registered status
Current registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensure in accordance with the laws of the State of Alaska
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 90 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
1 year clinical experience.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists
Req ID: 182207