DaVita Careers

Dietitian Support

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Position Description

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

This position supports the Dietitian I, II or III to maximize the nutritional well-being and education of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. May report to Facility Administrator, or Dietitian I, II or III.


Note: All duties are performed under the direct supervision of a Dietitian I, II or III in accordance with DaVita policies & procedures, OSHA, JCAHO, AAMI, CMS, state, federal, and local regulations.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Assist in planning education events for patients and their caregivers.
  •  Assist in creating posting monthly bulletin boards.
  •  Assist in nutrition related in-services for teammates.
  • Distribute patient education material as directed.
  • Print and assemble reports as needed.
  •  Facilitate the effective operational work flow of new and ongoing patients including, but not limited to, patient monitoring, care conferencing, and rounding with Dietitian I, II or III.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management, physicians, and teammates.

o   Effectively and proactively communicate with Dietitian I, II or III.

o    As directed by Dietitian I, II or III, ensure that current and accurate communication with patient’s physician, referral sources, outside organizations, and any additional healthcare providers occur in a clear, timely and concise manner


Other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to:

o   Work overtime with little or no notice as needed.

o   Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed.

o   Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures.

         Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position. 

 
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

         High school diploma or equivalent required

         Degree in nutrition/dietetics or similar area required

         Registered Dietitian with CDR required, less than 12 months clinical experience

         Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook required; Excel and PowerPoint preferred Job Description

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluent in the written and verbal skills necessary to successfully perform the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of the position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

LEVEL II – Job required tasks normally do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, but may require performing unplanned Level I tasks. The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues; however, exposure or potential exposure may be required as a condition of employment and appropriate personal protection measures are required in those instances. Normal hazards are associated with business travel.

ADA

DaVita provides reasonable accommodations to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential Physical and/or Mental functions of a position.

VISUAL REQUIREMENTS

Vision adequate to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of position.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Physical requirements can vary. These must be reviewed with management. However, in general, the position requires the following physical activities:

         Ability to lift a minimum of 5 pounds to a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted; able to sit for extended periods of time with some standing, stooping, walking, stretching, reaching, lifting; moderate range of body motions.

         Ability to hear and interact by phone and in person clearly and efficiently

         Ability to use computer and all peripherals as needed to meet goals

 
 
 
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
 
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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

 

DaVita will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Dietitian Support
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: 7200 Gateway Blvd E, Suite #B, El Paso, Texas