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Community Health Systems Dietary Technician Registered - PT - Days in TUCSON, Arizona

Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Nutrition Professional to work with the patient dining team at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. Our focus is providing hot, flavorful meals to patients with courteous and caring service. Be a vital part of our quality, team driven Food Service program, helping us achieve excellence, while advancing your own skills.

Summary:

Monitors nutritional care, manages physician-ordered therapeutic diets and provides nutritional education for patients, staff and community. Performs the duties of Registered Diet Technician set forth by department standards. Provides adequate documentation relevant to nutrition care. Identifies problems related to oral intake and diet understanding. Provides patient care based on age/disease appropriateness. Work closely with the health care team to individualize nutrition for patients using a global comprehension of disease state, pharmaceutical use and cultural beliefs. Involved in discharge planning.

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Education

Required

  • Associates or better in Dietetics

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • R-CDR-Acdy of Nutr/Diet

  • C-CDR-Dietetic Tech

Experience

Required

  • Required: Previous experience in dietetics.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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