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Company: University of California
Location: San Francisco, CA
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description


At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as seventh in the country – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.


Job Summary

The Clinical Dietitian at UCSF Medical Center collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to provide specialized nutrition care that is integrated and compatible with overall goals of care for patients at high risk for nutrition problems in inpatient and/or outpatient areas.

Primary responsibilities include nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention and evaluating patient response to nutrition interventions. Oversees daily work of DTR. Participates in compliance, quality performance improvement efforts. Contributes to the dietetic internship through supervision of dietetic interns, teaching assigned classes, and development of curriculum for assigned area.

Maintains professional competence.


Required Qualifications
  • Two years of clinical nutrition work experience following completion of dietetic internship, or other ACEND-accredited supervised practice program
  • Six months pediatric experience as a Registered Dietitian
  • Majority of the clinical internship training or work experience must have taken place in a large teaching hospital, or other tertiary care hospital
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Specialty credential related to job assignment or ability to obtain within six months of hire
    • Examples: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP), Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO) or other specialist credential obtained through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or other applicable credential that requires an examination and periodic re-examination or documented specialty CEUs
  • If there is no available specialty credential related to the job assignment, one of the following may be substituted:
    • Three years of related work experience in prior five years, plus minimum of 20 CEUs in prior five years directly related to work assignmens
    • Master's Degree in a related field of study, plus two years related work experience within prior five years
  • Paneled with California Children's Services; or meets eligibility requirements within six months of hire date
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Work experience in a large teaching hospital
  • Experience teaching and supervising dietetic interns or other students

Licensure/Certification
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Specialty credential related to job assignment or ability to obtain within six months of hire
    • Examples: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP), Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO) or other specialist credential obtained through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or other applicable credential that requires an examination and periodic re-examination or documented specialty CEUs
  • If there is no available specialty credential related to the job assignment, one of the following may be substituted:
    • Three years of related work experience in prior five years, plus 20 CEUs in prior five years directly related to work assignments
    • Master's Degree in a related field of study, plus two years related work experience within prior five years

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

  • Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center's values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.
  • Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
  • Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

  • Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
  • Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
  • Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
  • Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.
  • Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations is required.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.



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