Clinical Dietitian I or II

Job Description:

Clinical Dietitian I Coordinate nutrition care and provide medical nutrition therapy appropriate to the age-related needs of patients across the continuum of care. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages. Individuals assigned to Dialysis and Organ Transplant programs must be able to demonstrate competencies for Medicare regulations as related to End-State Renal Disease (ESRD) and Transplant Conditions of Participation.

Clinical Dietitian II Coordinate nutrition care and provide medical nutrition therapy appropriate to the age-related needs of patients across the continuum of care at an expert level. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients and families of all ages. Lead program related projects and serve as a mentor to other staff. Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to advance evidence- based pediatric practice in Nutrition at Seattle Children's. Individuals assigned to Dialysis and Organ Transplant programs must be able to demonstrate competencies for Medicare regulations as related to End-State Renal Disease (ESRD) and Transplant Conditions of Participation.

Requirements:

Clinical Dietitian I

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or Clinical Dietetics
  • At least one (1) year's experience in a hospital, clinic, or home based clinical nutrition setting

Required Credentials:

  • Registration through Commission on Dietetic Registration (RD)
  • Certification with State of Washington within 120 days of hire (DI)

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics, or Public Health with nutrition emphasis
  • Prior pediatric experience
  • Experience participating in departmental staff training/committees on nutrition-related topics/issues

Clinical Dietitian II

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or Clinical Dietetics
  • At least three (3) years pediatric experience in a hospital or clinic setting

Required Credentials:

  • Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration (RD)
  • Certification with State of Washington within 4 months of hire (DI)

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics, or Public Health with nutrition emphasis
  • Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP) or other specialty credential related to position (e.g., Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Renal Dietitian)
  • Experience mentoring and/or providing in-service training for less experienced nutrition and/or clinical staff

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