UnityPoint Health

Dietitian

Requisition ID
2022-115185
Category
Food Services and Nutrition
Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Address
2701 17th St
Affiliate
6020 UnityPoint Health QC Trinity
City
Rock Island
Department
Cafeteria- RI
State
IL
FTE
0.8
FLSA
Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8 hrs (days)
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Plans and provides patient nutritional care; performs nutritional assessments, calculates nutrient needs, and educates/counsels patients/families; and participates in the development or revision of departmental policies and procedures and in planning and conducting in-service education programs.  Functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to develop, implement, and evaluate nutrition care plans based on the patient’s diagnosis and individual needs.

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • 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 like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance 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

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

 

% of Time

(annually)

Key Accountability

·        Functions in direct contact with patients, health care staff, and physicians, and the general public, maintaining good relations with all.

50 %

Key Accountability

·        Uses various computer systems, including EMR, Online Nutrition Care Manual, MS Office, etc. High level user of healthcare information systems.

30%

Key Accountability

·        Works independently and with initiative to seek information to coordinate activities and follow through on tasks.

10%

Basic UPH Performance Criteria        

·        Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·        Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·        Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·        Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·        Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·        Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

10%

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

·        Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

·        Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

·        Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment: 

 

·        Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

·        Enthusiastically engage in our work.

·        Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

·        Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

·        Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

·        Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

·        Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

·        Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

·        Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

·        Have the courage to challenge the status quo.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Preferred or Specialized

 

Education:

 

 

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition/Dietetics

Dietetic Internship or CDR approved equivalent

MA or Medical Training. 

Experience:

 

 

Experience with computers

Experience with patient nutrition care

Experience with customer service

Experience with Electronic Medical Records

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

CDR Registration as Dietitian

Iowa & Illinois Licensure as Dietitian

Advanced Certification in specialty area

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Able to speak, read, and comprehend fluent English.

Accountability

Adaptability

Collaboration

Communication - written and verbal

Decision making

Customer/patient focused.

Interpersonal skills

Managing priorities/deadlines

Teamwork

Self-development

Fluency in other languages

Other:

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

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