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Penn Medicine Clinical Dietitian in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Clinical Dietitian

  • Job ID :107592

  • Job Category: Dietician

  • Specialty Area: Dietitian

  • Primary Shift: Day

  • Work Schedule: day shift

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

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Position Description :

Responsible for the clinical nutrition care of patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and/or Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse. Functions as a professional consultant and member of the health care team providing high quality, evidence based nutrition care for varied patient populations in the in-patient and/or ambulatory care setting. Performs nutrition assessments, provides nutrition education and develops nutrition care plans. Actively manages nutrition therapy interventions including the care of patients receiving enteral and parenteral nutrition. May participate in multidisciplinary patient care rounds as appropriate to patient population served. Participates in department team-based education programs (continuing education, education of students and professional visitors) and quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives/outcomes projects. Maintains comprehensive medical nutrition therapy knowledge and engages in continuing education. Provides nutrition care and practices as part of an interprofessional team within the Clinical Nutrition Support Service.

Minimum Requirements :

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Completion of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited didactic program in dietetics and 0-1 years. Accredited Dietetic Internship Program, Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) or integrated supervised practice training to meet accreditation standards. Master's Degree EFFECTIVE only if initial date of registration (RD, or RDN) is after 1/1/2024.

Additional Information :

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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