Clinical Nutritionist-Nutritional Services

Job Description

Clinical Nutritionist-Nutritional Services-1702265

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Clinical Nutritionist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH Clinical Nutritionist may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement nutrition care plan based on assessment of nutritional needs, performance of nutrition-focused physical nutrition assessment, current nutrition-related problems.
  • Consult with physicians and other health-care professionals concerning patient's nutritional care with recommendations for appropriate nutritional therapy.
  • Counsel individuals and families in nutritional principles, meal planning, nutritional supplement or special products selection.
  • Refer patient to other professionals for proper financial assistance and psychosocial intervention.
  • Communicate nutritional problems, diet history and nutritional data through documentation to meet accreditation and regulatory agency's standards.
  • Participate in patient care meetings, other health care team rounds, conferences and assigned committees.
  • Provide in-depth nutritional evaluation and follow-up continuity care for assigned patients.
  • Develop educational materials to assist in patient education and management of diet related problems.
  • Mentor and supervise interns/students as assigned.
  • Attend professional meetings and continuing educational programs that are required for maintaining registration status.
  • Responsible to adhering to and demonstrating SBUH mission, vision and values.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Required: BS Dietitian, Registered Dietitian and/or must complete the Academy Approved Dietetic Internship and pass the RD exam within the next 3 months. Demonstrates ability to conduct a nutrition focused physical exam.

    Preferred: Recent teaching hospital experience. Excellent communication skills.

    Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

    The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


    Official Job Title: TH Clinical Nutritionist IV
    Job Field: Nutrition
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Nutritional Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00am-4:30pmNutritional Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Posting Start Date: Aug 3, 2017
    Posting End Date: Aug 17, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    Salary Grade: SL1

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