UnityPoint Health

Dietitian

Requisition ID
2022-112205
Category
Food Services and Nutrition
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
City
Waterloo
Department
Clinical Dietetics
State
IA
FTE
.4
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8hours/day shift
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

Dietitian 

UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital

Shift: Part-time; Days; 8 hr. shifts 

Benefits Eligible 

Sign-On Bonus: $7,500 paid over 2 years

 

A Clinical Dietitian under the Direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager is responsible for the dietary approach to the nutritional component of patient care and for planning and providing nutritional education to patients and /or families, staff, and community groups.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families providing appropriate teaching and making the necessary referrals to provide continuity of care.
  • Develop an individualized plan of care using a collaborative approach with the patient/family and health care team.
  • Delivers high quality care while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills, with established policies, procedures, ad standards of care.
  • Clinical Education Classes are conducted for any outpatient and classes that are being held. EX) Cardiac Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab, in services to staff, and any community education that is requested. 
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgment and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of condition of assigned patients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics /Food and Nutrition from an accredited program.
  • Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed by the state of Iowa or registry eligible
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to all the ages of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. Able to perform physical assessment on patients the meet the criteria. 
  • Writes, reads, comprehends, and speaks fluent English.
  • Basic computer knowledge using word, email, and internet.
  • 1-2 years of hospital clinical Dietetic preferred

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