Company: St. Joseph's Healthcare System
Posted on: June 8, 2021
St. Joseph's Healthcare Systemis recognized for the expertise
and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The
combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians,
superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have
made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations
in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of
the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".
To assess the nutritional needs of patients using ADIME
documentation: provide quality customized nutritional care and
education and monitor response to nutrition therapy as appropriate
to the age of the population served (i.e. child, adolescent, adult
and geriatric), referred by physicians. Patients may be seen for
diabetes self-management, gestational education, pregnancy, weight
loss, pre and post bariatric surgery, and other nutrition related
diagnoses. Provides individual or group nutrition/diabetes
education to patients and family members on appropriate food
selections and eating behaviors to accomplish patient's goals.
Assists in maintaining accreditation of the Diabetes Program by the
American Diabetes Association. As a Diabetes Educator or Non-CDE
status, must be prepared to provide clients with the knowledge and
skills to effectively manage their diabetes and provide all aspects
of Diabetes Self-Management Education. Must be able to work
flexible hours, including intermittent evenings to accommodate
client's needs, and classes along with support groups. Occasional
weekend outreaches are required.
- Work requires knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts
acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in
Nutritional Science or closely related field.
- Registered Dietitian license required. Certified Diabetes
Educator (CDE) preferred.
- If non-CDE, must maintain current requirements for the American
Diabetes Association (ADA) and must obtain 15 CEU's (Continuing
Education Credits) in Diabetes within 4 months of hire as we are a
Recognized Education Program for the ADA.
- Work requires the analytical ability to collect information
from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing
various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order
to solve problems
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status.
Keywords: St. Joseph's Healthcare System, Wayne , Nutritionist, Other , Wayne, New Jersey
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