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Purpose:

This is an exciting opportunity at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital working predominantly with the eating disorder population! The dietitian is an active member of the interdisciplinary team covering a variety of age ranges in both the in-patient and out-patient areas. No experience working with clients with eating disorders required and various learning opportunities are available... throughout the year!

Job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements.

Responsibilities:
• As required, knowledgeable about outpatient billing guidelines and performs necessary documentation to ensure compliance of client charges with regulatory requirements.
• Provide in-servicing or CEU opportunities to the multidisciplinary team at the department or facility level.
• Formulate a Nutrition Diagnosis and identify Malnutrition through application of Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment and the nationally established criteria for identification of malnutrition.
• Appropriate execution of order writing as governed by the Dietitian Delegation Order system protocol.
• Provide appropriate nutritional education and counseling based upon patient/family learning needs and abilities.
• Demonstrate effective communication methods as a collaborative member of the interdisciplinary care team.
• Mentor and train dietetic students, interns and support personnel and provide feedback for student and program improvement.
• Provide timely interventions as determined by Nutrition Risk level and the Plan of Care.
• Provide quality patient care to diverse patient populations using Medical Nutrition Therapy to include assessment, goals and plan of care.
• Lead one department initiative annually with the ability to actively endorse evidence-based practice.
• Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert to assigned units & participate as a member of interdisciplinary committees, responding to needs and initiatives for nutrition care process improvement.
• As required, demonstrate professional writing skills adaptable to all health literacy levels in preparing materials, presentations and other communications
Pittsburgh PA United States

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Apply - Dietitian II (Western Psychiatric Hospital) Pittsburgh