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Dietitian Hospice Care Per Diem

JOB-ID: 2019-71048

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Dietitian Hospice Care Per Diem Allied Health/Social Services Walnut Creek, California 94598 Per Diem 03-14-2019

VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care

 

Make a Difference | Change Lives One Patient & Family at a Time

 

Join our Dynamic Team as Clinical Dietitian

  • Per Diem position

The Dietician provides nutritional services (including counseling) to persons who are terminally ill and to their families so that the quality of life might be enhanced.

  • Making home or inpatient visits to assess the nutritional needs of hospice patients and to plan a suitable diet that is consistent with the patient’s needs.
  • Providing in-service education of members of the patient care team
  • Teaching patients and families to prepare attractive meals
  • Preparing a written plan for dietary care as part of the interdisciplinary plan of care
  • Meeting with the interdisciplinary team whenever acting as a consultant to the patient/family

Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have two years minimum experience; one of which is in a community health agency with consultant and teaching responsibilities. 
  • Must have adequate transportation.

Education

  • Baccalaureate degree from a program approved by the American Dietetic Association.

Additional Information

EOE/AA M/F/D/V
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