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Dietitian

Allied Health

SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health

SAH DIETARY

Full Time

Day Shift

8:30a - 5:00p

80

As a member of the multidisciplinary health care team, screens, assesses, intervenes and educates patients at nutritional risk.  Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives.

Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics or related field from an accredited facility.

Registered or registry eligible by the American Dietetic Association Commission on Dietetic Registration (ADA-CDR.)  Current license in the State of Illinois or eligible.  License and registration obtained within 6 months of hire.

Strong organizational and problem solving abilities.  Knowledge of nutrition and dietary principles and familiarity with medical terminology common to nutrition.  Ability to effectively interact and communicate with physicians and all levels of staff and with patients, visitors and members of the community.  Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.