Dietitian (Job-8030)

Healthcare Resources Group of GA, LLC Vernal, Utah
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March 16, 2023
Healthcare Resources Group of GA, LLC
Vernal, Utah

Seeking a Dietitian for a 39 Bed Short Term Acute Care For-Profit Hospital to plans, coordinates, and implements nutritional therapy services to assigned population.


  • Assesses patient's nutritional status and needs. Develops and implements patient care plans and assesses patient responses. Performs nutritional screening and assessments as determined. Communicates pertinent information to dietary department to provide optimal nutritional care and patient satisfaction.
  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare team members/departments to determine, coordinate, and provide medical nutrition therapy. Collaborates with nurses and physicians to discuss patient nutritional care; with pharmacists for clarifying parental nutrition orders and nutrient/drug interactions; with various therapists to discuss patient limitations, abilities, and goals which are affected by or affect nutritional status; and with patients and their families for proper nutritional care and education. Attends health care team meetings as scheduled to discuss patient care needs.
  • Collaborates with departmental management to provide nutritionally appropriate menus, food options, and services for patients and visitors. Coordinates diet adaptations and modified diets with house menus
  • Develops and provides education, training, consulting, and counseling services throughout the organization and for the community. Educates patients on short-term nutritional care according to current physician ordered therapeutic diets; on long term nutritional care through individual consultations, group classes, and community speaking engagements, as appropriate.
  • Acts as resource for nutrition staff, nursing and medical personnel in providing nutritional care to patients who are at nutritional risk. Provides education to clinical and nutrition staff as requested.

Must Have

  • Utah Dietitian license, or able to obtain before hire.
  • Registered Dietitian certification
  • Must be able to work with in-patients and out-patient.
  • Full time position. Salary negotiable, benefits include retirement, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. No relocation is being offered for this position.

A 39-bed, Joint Commission-accredited acute care facility and physician practices, that provides inpatient and outpatient services to the populations of Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett counties in Utah and Rio Blanco County in Colorado. It is a designated Level IV trauma center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and has been designated as a Stroke Receiving Facility by the Utah State Department of Health.

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