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Registered Dietitian Ongoing Temporary

Location: New York, New York
Job # 566581
Job Description
 
We are looking for a Registered Dietitian with recent hospital/clinical experience for an ongoing temporary assignment. This position is ideal for any RD who is interested in contract work, especially RDs who have recently graduated and completed a clinical internship.
 
Responsibilities
 
The Registered Dietitian will demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to provide care to patients with the characteristics of the communities. That may include needs related to the patient's age, diagnoses, special needs, and/or cultural identity.

The Registered Dietitian will use critical thinking skills, analytical abilities, theories, best available research finds, current accepted dietetics and medical knowledge, and the systematic holistic approach of the nutrition care process as they relate to the standards of practice in nutrition care for the RD. He/she will also provide a competent level of behavior in the professional role, including activities related to provision of services; application of research; communication and application of knowledge; utilization and management of resources; quality in practice; continued competence and professional accountability, in accordance with the standards of professional performance for dietetics professionals.
 
RD must also:
 
  • Practice infection control policies, including Universal Precautions. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety practices, fire and disaster policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job to ensure appropriate maintenance of all privacy related issues. 
  • Perform all other related duties as requested to meet departmental needs. 

Qualifications

Education: 
B. S. in Food Science and Nutrition, Dietetics or appropriate related field. Completion of ADA approved program for registration.
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