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City of Hope

Clinical Dietitian I

Duarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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Position Summary

Designs and implements appropriate plan of nutritional care for patients at nutrition risk. Provides on-going nutritional care and monitors patient progress toward nutrition goals. Provides nutrition counseling and followup. Oversees the activities of the Diet Technician. Serves as a resource to staff, other health care professionals and the community on current nutrition topics.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Provides services that are accurate, reliable, courteous and timely.
  • Delivers care that is consistent with professional practice standards and the mission and values of City of Hope.
  • Demonstrates competence appropriate to their role and function in age-specific care and nutrition management.
  • Delivers quality care consistent with the scope of practice of the discipline.
  • Provides timely, comprehensive and complete education/teaching to patients and families and documentation of progress towards achievement of outcomes.
  • Delivers care for a defined group of patients using effective delegation, supervision and decisionmaking skills.
  • Ensures that all professional and regulatory standards are met and maintained.
  • Promotes collaboration and teamwork among all members of the healthcare team.
  • Effectively communicates with all customers/team members to meet organizational goals and customer service expectations.
  • Maintains current knowledge, skills and competencies through involvement in professional continuing education activities.
  • Promotes the efficient and effective utilization of resources.
  • Demonstrates performance improvement activities to promote continuous improvement in care delivery.
  • Demonstrates assimilation of core organizational values within own performance
  • Implement evidence-based practice.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree.
Minimum Experience:
  • 0-2 years experience as a clinical dietitian.
Req. Certification/Licensure:
  • Registered Dietitian.
Preferred Education:
  • Nutrition Certification as a Diabetes Educator or Nutrition Support Dietitian.
Additional Information:
  • Per Diem
  • Multiple positions available
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Nov 24, 2021
  • Job Field: Nursing
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10014315
Employment Type: Other