Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 111135
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2023
Plans, coordinates, and implements nutrition therapy services for assigned patient populations as a competent-level dietitian.
The University of Colorado Hospital in the metro-Denver area is not only a five-time MAGNET hospital and the region’s only academic teaching hospital, but it also consistently ranks among the best academic medical centers in the country by U.S. News & World Report. They have also again recognized us as the #1 Hospital in Colorado!
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (full-time), rotating weekend coverage once training completed.
As a Clinical Dietitian that practices in nutrition therapy and nutrition support, this individual will specialize in the solid organ transplant setting working with liver, kidney/pancreas, heart, lung, and ventricular assist device (VAD) programs. This position involves working closely with the entire transplant team in the inpatient units as well as outpatient clinics. We prefer an RD who has a strong nutrition support background, works well with the interprofessional health care team and can comfortably flex from the inpatient to outpatient setting.
Assesses patient's nutritional status and needs, deriving nutrition diagnosis from assessment data.
Develops interventions and plan of care on best available evidence and best practices.
Assesses patient understanding and compliance with nutrition interventions and plan of care. Monitors patient progress; measures and evaluates patient outcomes.
Participates in and coordinates departmental initiatives relative to patient care. May conduct education programs for patients, physicians, nurses, and other health care team members/departments, and/or the public. Functions as a preceptor in support of the academic enterprise.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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