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- PSF CARDIAC REHAB
- SFMC-ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER
- US-CO-Colorado Springs
- Work Type
- FLSA Status
Welcome to Centura Health
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Performs under the direct supervision of the clinical dietician. Primary responsibilities include participation in the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) as determined by the Clinical Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian for screening for nutrition risk, obtaining diet history, explaining diet and food/drug interactions, planning menus consistent with order, calculating nutritional content of meals, conducting limited nutrition assessment, developing and implementing nutrition intervention(s) such as providing individualized or group nutrition education, and monitoring and evaluating of the patient's progress; examining the quality and accuracy of food served to patients; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice. Other duties include telephone support for room service. Uses the Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework (SODPF) to determine individual scope of practice by defining areas of expertise, skills, and competence; evaluates facility policies and state and federal regulations. Supports room service software.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Previous nutrition, clinical or related experience preferred
Strong communication skills; ability to read, write and speak English
Basic computer skills
Dietetic Technician Registration (DTR) from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or eligibility for registration, preferred
Associate's Degree at an accredited university or college OR a Bachelor's Degree in dietetics, nutrition or related sciences from an accredited university or college
Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 2 PM to 7:30-8:00 PM
Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently)
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted.