Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 1/10/2023

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Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated Dietician with a positive attitude, along with the ability to work both independently and on a team in a fast-paced environment.

We aim to create a supportive environment where you can develop your skills and further your career path with a passionate team of employees who are driven to learn from one another.

The successful candidate will:

Assess patient nutritional status, diet history, food habits and determines risk level/needs. Confers with physician as appropriate on effect of nutritional status.

Provide patient/family counseling on appropriate nutrition and develops/implements plan of care. Follows up via phone and office visits.

Counsel patients on special diets and diet techniques to ensure proper preparation nutritional intake.

Provide dietary assessment/plan summary for medical record.

Plan and participate in patient education programs for weight reduction, diets for special needs including diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. Conduct health education programs for staff. Update educational materials

Team member at Diabetes Management Center teaching in individual and group settings. Involved in CQI and DMC

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

BS in nutrition, food service, community health or health field; MS preferred; successful completion of American Dietetic Association RD program. ADA Registered Dietitian CDE or willing to sit for exam when eligible preferred.

Minimum of three years experience as dietitian; two years experience in outpatient setting preferred as dietitian/patient educator.

Knowledge of nutritional/dietetic principles and applications. Knowledge of concepts and methods of patient/staff education including teaching and educational aids. Knowledge of how to design special diets specific to a health condition

We offer you:

  • Vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Medical, dental, vision and other elective insurances
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Supportive culture and professional development
  • Internal growth opportunities

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward Physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.

Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.

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