Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 151864-1A
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2018
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager, the Dietitian Specialist in Nutrition Support assesses the nutritional status and plans nutritional intervention and care for patients in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and all hospitalized patients receiving total parenteral nutrition. Provides care to critically ill patients. Instructs dietitians, students, resident fellows and nursing staff on principles of nutrition support; acts as a liaison with home care companies. Develops and promotes collaborative practice and collegial relationships with physicians and other disciplines as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
Education: BS in Nutrition Science, Nutrition Education, or related degree.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and
certification as a Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) with the American Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Knowledge and facility with the body of knowledge supporting clinical field. In the
absence of any of the identified skills, must demonstrate the ability to be trained in order to meet organizational standards.
Experience: 2 years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting providing care to adult and geriatric patients
with a portion of that time spent in delivering nutrition support.
Part Time, 8 Hrs, Day Shift