Job Details

Registered Dietitian - Nephrology

Company

Satellite Healthcare

Published

2022-01-27

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Location

Morgan Hill, California, United States

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The purpose of the Registered Dietitian - Nephrology is to utilize nutrition expertise and clinical knowledge to educate patients on best choices for health and wellness when living with kidney disease to enhance health, well-being, and quality of life.
This is a part time (32 hours weekly) position for our Morgan Hill center.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Quality nutrition care is integral to the accomplishment of Satellite Healthcare's vision for comprehensive CKD care. The purpose of the role of Registered Dietitian - Nephrology is to utilize nutrition expertise and clinical knowledge to educate patients on best choices for health and wellness when living with kidney disease to enhance health, well-being, and quality of life. The Registered Dietitian - Nephrology brings value to the interdisciplinary team by providing care coordination, evidence-based care, and quality-improvement leadership. As a nutrition expert and champion, the Registered Dietitian - Nephrology empowers patients to take control of their nutritional health, providing education to increase patient confidence in nutrition choices. This personalized nutrition care is key to the excellent patient outcomes and patient experience that Satellite Healthcare strives to achieve.

The Registered Dietitian - Nephrology partners with patients to develop a customized nutrition plan which integrates health priorities balanced with the priorities of the individual patient's life. The Registered Dietitian - Nephrology serves as center leader in the areas of nutrition, fluid management, bone and mineral disorder, and dialysis adequacy, collaborating with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team to facilitate high-quality patient care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: One (1) year of nutrition practice in a clinical setting after completion of internship is required.
Education: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of dietetic internship/supervised practice.
License/Certifications: Registered Dietitian credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); License required in states with Dietitian licensure (TX, TN).

ABOUT YOU
You will play a vital role to ensure that we deliver on our Mission to make life better for those with kidney disease and our Vision to be unsurpassed in our individualized experience, our quality, and our compassion. You approach your work with an indisputable sense of greater Purpose. You are patient-focused and thrive in environments that provide you fulfillment when enhancing the lives of those you care and serve. You are a collaborative in developing plans of care for patients and employ critical thinking and flexibility to solve problems. Lastly, you are high energy, love a challenge, are goal oriented, and gain deep satisfaction from building lifetime relationships.

WHAT YOU WILL GAIN
Relationships: You will work directly with a multi-disciplinary team who are just as passionate as you with making a difference in others' lives. You will be supported by experienced Nephrology Dietitian Leaders to mentor you in your practice. You will also work alongside servant leaders who look to support you in providing care that is unsurpassed by others in our industry. In the chronic care setting of dialysis, you will develop rapport and relationships with patients, allowing you to monitor and support their progress over weeks, months, and years.

Impact: You will provide care that will enable our patients to live a better life that meets their needs holistically. You will be a key member of the interdisciplinary team, partnering with Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, and other disciplines to provide holistic, highest-quality care to our patients.

Growth: You will receive many challenges that will enhance your professional skills and capabilities. You will receive expert mentorship from experienced Nephrology Dietitians to guide your professional growth and development. You will work in an environment where fulfilling one's aspirations is not necessarily a linear path, but more like a jungle gym with multiple options for development.