REGISTERED DIETITIAN in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
In 2018, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. With 444 licensed beds and a Level II Trauma Center we are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.
Join a winning team supporting the Clinical Nutrition Department as a Registered Dietitian at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Working together, you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy providing world class customer service.
The Registered Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy and nutrition care to all patients utilizing technical skills in an acute care, skilled nursing, and or outpatient setting. Skills include clinical assessment, screening for nutritional risk, developing, implementing, and monitoring a nutrition care plan, education, and follow up. Provides service to patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics. Compliance to JCAHO Standards, Title XXII, and other applicable regulatory requirements. Demonstrates ability to provide appropriate age specific patient care as established for environment and job title.
This position is Casual and located at Scripps Memorial La Jolla.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Bachelors degree or Masters in Food Nutrition.
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Registered Dietitian through the Commission of Dietetic Registration or signed verification statement confirming completion of supervised practice program.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • One of the following specialty certifications preferred:
    1. Certified Nutrition Support Clinician CNSC
    2. Certified Diabetes Educator CDE Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition CSR
    3. Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition CSO
    4. Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition CSG 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.