WellStar Health Systems Registered Dietitian Oncology Infusion and Burn/ Wound Care in austell, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

This position will be shared between Outpatient Wound/Burn and The WellStar Cobb Cancer Center

The Registered Dietician (RD) for the Cobb Cancer Center/Outpatient Wound and Burn area's collaborates with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy. Identifies patients at high

nutrition risk based on criteria outlined by the WellStar Health System and respective department. Assesses nutrition

needs and identifies nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs of patients. Develops and

implements the nutrition care plan for all assigned patients. Fosters continuity of care among all phases across the

continuum of care. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy

intervention. Provides nutrition education to patient and family member on appropriate food selections and eating

behaviors to accomplish patient goals. Manages the delivery of nutrition care services according to the site of care

assigned. Participates in performance improvement and research activities. Mentors dietetic interns/diet technicians.

Actively assesses, evaluates and maintains professional development and competencies outlined in the position

description.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in dietetics. Master’s

degree preferred.

Required Minimum Certification : Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (R.D.) and current Georgia

license (L.D.). BLS required.

Required Minimum Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in the health care field. Experience in specific

specialty preferred.

Required Minimum Skills:

Computer Skills: experience with MS office: word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.

➢ Capable of preparing and providing presentations.

➢ Strong organizational skills.

➢ Knowledge of menu planning and the conversion of nutrient recommendations into food and menus.

➢ Counseling and educational training for individual and group work.

➢ Ability to troubleshoot problems associated with special needs, such as seniors, families, low-income patients,

clinical conditions, and associated co-morbidities.

➢ Maintenance of effective relationships with other health care professionals, when sharing patients.

➢ Strong written, verbal, and communication skills.

➢ Ability to work with patient interests and health in mind.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Outpatient Infusion

Facility WellStar Cobb Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Austell

Shift Days

State Georgia