Nutrition - Baystate Health

Req#: R20848
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Nutrition
Full Time / Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Medical Center (BMC), and the region's only level 1 trauma center, providing services throughout western Massachusetts is looking for Clinical Dietitian.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

  • Teamwork, flexibility, peer support

Clinical Nutrition Department:

  • Reports to Clinical Nutrition Manager for Baystate Healthcare System

  • Join a large, supportive community of dietitians dedicated to elevating clinical nutrition care  through evidenced based medical nutrition therapy and a hands-on clinical approach

  •  Our respected registered dietitians have been granted broad order writing privileges

SCHEDULE:

  • 24 hours (part time)

  • Eight hour day shift

  • Includes weekday and weekend coverage

LOCATION:

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center

  • Greenfield, MA

  • Onsite parking available

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • On site parking available

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.

Job Summary: 

Potentially this position could be open to 40 hours.

Under the general supervision of the department leadership, the Registered Dietitian (RD) practices within the Academy of Nutrition Dietetic's Scope of Practice in Nutrition Care and Scope of Professional Performance, the MA Statutes and Regulations (Dietitians and Nutritionists) and demonstrates Baystate Health's core values. The RD demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients. The RD assumes responsibility for the patient's nutrition plan of care and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the nutrition plan of care. The RD provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members. The RD participates in committees and/or PI initiatives. The RD seeks to improve knowledge and skill, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently registered with Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. 

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Performs comprehensive nutritional assessment for defined patient population.

2) Develops medical nutrition therapy plan of care and monitors outcomes to plan.

3) Communicates nutrition care plan needs to patient care team throughout continuum of care.

4) Provides patient nutrition education appropriate to patient's readiness and learning ability.

5) Participates in facility/department planning and PI activities.

Required Work Experience: 

1) 1 year previous experience in clinical nutrition required

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Requires the skills and knowledge acquired through completion of an accredited college or university in nutrition with successful completion of clinical practicum through an accredited CUP, AP4 or internship program

2)  Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

3)  Will consider registration eligible with successful acquirement within 1 year of employment

4)  Member of the American Dietetic Association

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Registered Dietitian- Commission on Dietetic Registration (required)

  • Licensed Dietitian- Commonwealth of MA (required)

  • Education: BS in Nutrition or related subject (required) and Masters preferred (Masters required for all those registered 2024 and after)          

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Bachelor of Science: Nutrition (Required)

Certifications:

Licensed Dietician – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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