PRN - Clinical Dietitian - Lakewood (Varied Hours)
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Lee's Summit, MO 64106
PRN – Clinical Dietitian – Lakewood (Varied Hours)
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
The PRN Clinical Dietitian provides Medical Nutrition Therapy that may include evaluation, assessment, development of and/or review of nutrition treatment plans and client/family education for Acute, Ambulatory and/or Long Term Care patients. Contributes to the professional education of medical students, residents and allied health professionals. Participates in Community outreach projects.
Required SkillsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
+ Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from an ADA approved institution required.
+ Must be registered with the American Dietetic Association within 6 months of hire date. (Registry eligible status is required).
+ Missouri licensure is desirable within one year of hire date.
+ Two years of experience in clinical dietetics and/or community dietetics desirable.
+ Verbal communication skills required to interview clients and discuss nutrition care plans and explain nutritional information.
+ Group teaching at various learning levels required.
+ Computer skills necessary (i.e. word processing and data entry).
+ Written communication skills required to prepare reports and educational materials.
+ Ability to speak to small and large groups of individuals desirable.
+ Good interpersonal skills to communicate with patients, families, etc.
+ Ability to drive to corporate and community facilities.
Lakewood – Lee’s Summit, Missouri, United States