Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 167672-1A
Date Posted: May 24, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
The Dietitian Specialist – Medical Weight Management Program assesses the nutritional status and plans nutritional intervention and care for patients in the Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Center. Develops and promotes collaborative practice and collegial relationships with physicians and other disciplines as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.
In the Ambulatory Clinic, evaluates appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy for patients receiving home nutrition support. Adjusts the nutrition prescription regimen as needed to meet patient’s nutritional requirements and re-educates patient/caretaker as indicated.
Education: Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science or Nutritional Education
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Knowledge and facility with the body of knowledge supporting clinical field.
Experience: 3 years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting providing care to adult and geriatric patients with a minimum of 30% of that time spent in delivering nutrition support.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.