Clinical Dietitian Inpatient

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center   Cheyenne, WY   Part-time
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Immediate Openings at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC): 

                   CLINICAL DIETITIAN INPATIENT – Part Time

OVERVIEW:

  • Date Posted: 2/10/2021
  • Job Code: 815
  • Department: Dietary
  • City: Cheyenne
  • State: WY
  • Employment Status: Part-time
  • Category: Allied Health
  • Schedule: Variable Days
  • Hours Per Week (ex. 24 not 24-32): 16-29.75
  • Requisition Number: 2885
  • Minimum Salary: (Dependent On Experience) $43

ROLE SUMMARY:

Works under the Director of Food & Nutrition Services and reports to the Clinical Nutrition Manager. This position is responsible for the Medical Nutrition Therapy of the patients and clients of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC).  Provides nutrition education to the department and community. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs nutrition assessments and reassessments on all patients as per policy.
  2. Develops and revises nutrition care plans using the Nutrition Care Process to meet the patient’s needs, response to treatment and evaluates it for effectiveness. Recommends and helps manage specialized nutrition support for patients when appropriate.  Communicates and coordinates with physician and other health care personnel as needed on the nutrition care plan of the patients.
  3. Evaluates the need for Medical Nutrition Therapy Education and develops a plan based on learning needs.  Assesses the effectiveness of the education process and helps maintain educational material.  Includes family or others in the process as needed.
  4. Assists in planning of therapeutic diets and implementation for patients. Upon being credentialed for order-writing privileges – will order patient diets, labs and other nutrition-related orders.  
  5. Updates and maintains the medical center diet manual and associated education handouts as needed.
  6. Assists the Nutrition Assistants and Aides with diet orders, menus, menu selection and menu correction, as needed.
  7. Provides group lectures and nutrition education for the community when requested.
  8. Assists in providing nutrition services and covering in the ambulatory areas of Cheyenne Regional and the FNS Outpatient Nutrition Center as needed.
  9. Identifies and addresses psychological, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge clinical nutrition, specialized nutrition support, nutritional value of foods, interpretation and implementation of special diets, meal planning and preparation that is culturally appropriate.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors, and staff
  • Ability to interpret diet manual and menus
  • Ability to organize workload and use effective time management

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Licensed by the Wyoming Dietetics Licensing Board
  • Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics- Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR)
  • Cheyenne Regional AHA RQI within 14 calendar days of start date

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Additional credentials/certifications through CDR and/or American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and/or Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
  • Clinical nutrition experience in an inpatient setting 

CRMC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

About Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC):

The Cheyenne Regional Health System is composed of the 206-bed tertiary Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, a regional trauma center, the Cheyenne Regional Heart and Vascular Institute and a freestanding, comprehensive Cancer Center. Cheyenne Regional provides a full continuum of care from birth through end of life, including the inpatient Davis Hospice Center. The Cheyenne Regional Medical Group is also a part of the Cheyenne Regional Healthcare System, the state’s largest medical group with approximately 70 providers offering a complete continuum of care.

At Cheyenne Regional, you’ll work on the front lines of Wyoming healthcare as part of a strong, stable healthcare organization — one with big plans and a clear direction for growth. That means big opportunities for individuals with the right combination of skills, dedication and experience in evidence-based practice.

Cheyenne Regional offers:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term/short-term disability
  • Various retail benefits in the form of discounts

Taking a closer look at Cheyenne, Wyoming:

  • Located just 90 minutes from Denver, Colorado
  • Mid-sized city with a casual, comfortable lifestyle
  • Several cultural attractions, including a symphony, an active arts community, the nationally recognized Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, farmers markets and the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days™
  • Excellent private and public schools; advanced placement programs in high schools; community college with academic and life-enhancement classes for all ages
  • Large retail base, including national home improvement outlets, department stores, specialty and restaurant chains
  • Thirty-seven miles of walking/biking trails, four golf courses, indoor tennis, indoor ice rink
  • Nearby mountains offer year-round recreation, including skiing, hiking, camping, biking, fishing, hunting, rock climbing and more

Enjoy all that Cheyenne has to offer - from cowboy boots to hiking shoes and mountain bikes. Work where you live, and be home every day after work. No state income tax. No commuter traffic. Enjoy world class fishing and hunting!

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Cheyenne, WY