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Nutrition Therapist - casual

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Nutrition Therapist - Casual /PRN (0.0 FTE)

Position Highlights:

Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for a talented individual to join us as a Nutrition Therapist - Casual/PRN This role will be great for someone that has a passion for nutrition and great customer service for our patients we serve. This specific position will work from the main medical campus in Omaha, NE.

(also known as: Nutrition Therapist)

We partner with our physicians, nurses and other hospital staff to provide the best Serious Medicine and Extraordinary Care available in the region. We are excited to have Forbes Magazine recognize us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska. Come join us!!

Shift:

  • Casual/PRN and NOT benefits eligible (0.0 FTE)

  • Monday - Friday

Why Nebraska Medicine:

  • Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement

  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care

  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Manage medical nutrition care for a generalized patient population. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to integrate nutrition care with the patient's overall plan of care throughout the continuum. Use the Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (NCPT) to assess nutrition status, identify nutrition diagnoses, and develop, implement and evaluate outcomes of nutrition care plans for patients at nutrition risk. Use skills, knowledge, evidence-based practice, and clinical judgment to address prevention, delay, or management of acute or chronic diseases and conditions for individuals and groups. Provide nutrition education and counseling to patients, families and the community. Train nutrition and other health care profession students in the clinical and classroom setting. Participate in process improvement, outcomes measurement and clinical research.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree granted by a US regionally accredited college or university or foreign equivalent. Completion of required nutrition and dietetics coursework and supervised practice through a Didactic Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship, Coordinated Program in Dietetics, or Future Graduate Program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics required.

  • Knowledge and application of Nutrition Care Process and Terminology (NCPT) required.

  • Clear and consistent written and verbal communication required.

  • Proficient use of technology and its applications, including word processing, nutrient analysis, spreadsheet software required.

  • Critical thinking to integrate facts, informed opinions, active listening and observation required.

  • Analysis of information to identify implications, develop solutions and conclusions and evaluate each alternative to make sound decisions based on appropriate data required.

  • Service excellence and patient centered care required. Interpersonal skills (respect, honesty, fairness, positive attitude toward colleagues and customers) required.

  • Focus on customer satisfaction when working with patients, families, coworkers, other departments, physicians/ providers, and the community required.

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.

  • Licensed as a Medical Nutrition Therapist (LMNT) through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in nutrition and dietetics or related area granted by a US regionally accredited college or university or foreign equivalent preferred.

  • Knowledge and application of Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted May 6, 2024
Date Closes May 21, 2024
Requisition REQ-24165
Address University Twr - Unit I
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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