Mercy Health

  • Med Nutrition Therapist

    Requisition ID
    2019-795208
    Category
    Support Services
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, Varies/Rotating
    Department
    Dietitian Services
    Location
    US-MO-Springfield
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Overview:


    This professional health care team member is responsible for the nutritional care of the patient and serves as a interdepartmental resource regarding nutrition issues. The individual may have advanced training and certifications for specific patient populations.

     

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics, Human Nutrition or Related Field.
    • Licensure: Registered Dietitian / Licensed Dietitian.
    • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Adequate visual and auditory skills to provide patient care. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for long periods of time and to walk for long distances.

     

    Preferred Certifications:

    • Certified Diabetes Educator
    • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician or Commission on Dietetic Registration Board certifications:
      • 1) Specialist in Renal Nutrition
      • 2) Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition
      • 3) Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition
      • 4) Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management
      • 5) Specialist in Oncology Nutrition
      • 6) Specialist in Sports Nutrition
      • 7) Advanced Practice in Clinical Nutrition or designation as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
    • Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist
    • Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner, or;
    • Certified Master Trainer in Food Allergies.

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

    Keywords

    Dietary, Nutrition

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