Department Description The Food & Nutrition Services Department provides food and nutritional services to patients, staff, and visitors at UC Davis Health. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 12/11/2019Salary Range : $3,014.76 to $4,393.67Salary Frequency : Bi-weeklyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 80%Shift Hour : 08 HoursLocation : Main HospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThis position provides medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to patients within pediatric outpatient clinics, along with consultation to the interdisciplinary care team, and other clinics as assigned. Provision of medical nutrition therapy is according to standards of practice and policies and procedures, It includes, but is not limited to, nutritional assessment, diet calculation, coordination of nutritional services with community agencies, participation in case conferences, and continuity of care. Populations served include infants, children, adolescents, and adults. This position may precept dietetic interns and participate in promotional or community activities for the medical center. Participates in compliance and performance improvement activities. Maintains professional competence. Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university is required (minimum Nutrition BS or equivalent of MS degree in Nutrition)
Applicants must be a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Must maintain registration by participating in continuing education.
Strong academic background and applied background in clinical nutrition.
Knowledge and experience applying medical nutrition therapy principles, including enteral and parenteral nutrition support.
Work experience or majority of clinical training in a large teaching hospital/academic medical center strongly preferred.
Outpatient clinic experience and Pediatric MNT experience strongly preferred.
Experience using electronic medical record strongly preferred.
Experience teaching or supervising dietetic interns or other student preferred
Must be able to travel between buildings on medical campus. Must be able to see, speak, and hear or read lips.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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