Clinical Dietitian - General Surgery

at Carle in Urbana, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Clinical Dietitian – General Surgery

+ Department: General Surgery Clinic – CPG_10_49

+ Entity: Champaign-Urbana Service Area

+ Job Category: Allied Health

+ Employment Type: Full – Time

+ Job ID: 25712

+ Experience Required: None

+ Education Required: Bachelors Degree

+ Shift: Day

+ Location: Champaign, IL

+ Usual Schedule: M-F, Wed off, 8:00a-5:00p

+ On Call Requirements: No

+ Work Location: Outpatient Svcs at The Fields

+ Secondary Job Category: Allied Health

+ Weekend Requirements: No

+ Holiday Requirements: No

Email a Friend Save Save Apply Now Position Summary: Compassionate, innovative, versatile, skilled are the traits of the Bariatric Dietitian. Are you looking to join a team that embraces diversity and encourages collaboration to deliver exceptional patient care? You can become an essential member of our highly skilled and multidisciplinary Bariatric Team by demonstrating a focus on patients, effective communication, professionalism and teamwork. The Bariatric Team is instrumental in providing life-changing patient education, support, and care coordination for patients seeking surgical weight loss options. Come join the Bariatric team at a Magnet designated facility, accredited by the MBSAQIP, and ranked as one of America’s 50 Best, where we utilize evidence-based practice in order to maintain the high quality standards of the Carle Health System. On this team, you are guaranteed to learn, grow, and feel welcome! The Dietitian provides nutrition education and counseling to clinic patients and patient groups. Assesses the nutritional needs of the outpatient, develops and implements a nutrition care plan. Develops and implements programs for the general public, community organizations and for professional staff. Qualifications: EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Bachelors Food & Nutrition or Bachelors Dietetics CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Registered Dietician – Commission on Dietetic Registration and Dietitian License Illinois OTHER REQUIREMENTS Possesses planning, leadership and organizational skills. Demonstrates ability to accept and institute change. Communicates effectively and works collaboratively with others. Essential Functions:

+ Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient’s medical goals. Identify and provide age specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families

+ Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs of patients using established standards of care and practice guidelines.

+ Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals

+ Pre-operative nutrition assessment and documentation for patients seeking weight loss surgery

+ Pre-operative weight management and nutritional education for patients seeking weight loss surgery

+ Provides education to patient regarding dietary guidelines for the immediate post-operative period after weight loss surgery

+ Provides ongoing patient education for diet advancement and continues weight management after weight loss surgery

+ Participation in the Bariatric multi-disciplinary committees to improve patient outcomes

+ Leads Bariatric Patient Support Group to provide ingoing education and support for patients on their weight loss journey in a group setting.

+ Leads the Bariatric Information Seminar to provide information regarding weight loss surgery in a group setting.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. | For more information:

Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

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Job Posting: JC235489106

Posted On: Mar 03, 2023

Updated On: May 31, 2023

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