TERROS, Inc. Registered Dietitian Needed in West Phoenix, AZ - 27th Ave Integrated Care in Phoenix, Arizona
We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for aREGISTERED DIETITIAN. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.
Terros is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.
If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotesIntegrity,Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply! If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.
Under the agencies policies and procedures and professional requirements of the role the registered dietician collaborates with providers and care team members in an integrated care team to identify and connect with patients in need of nutritional counselling. Meets with patients to identify educational needs and provide individual instruction utilizing resources based on the patients level of health literacy. The Registered Dietician participates in quality improvement activities and program evaluation procedures.Will attend clinical and operational team meetings as indicated to improve patient care and process. Will be knowledgeable related to population health management and engaging vulnerable populations. This position will report to the Director of Medical Services Management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess patients health needs and current status. Establishes treatment plans and communicates with the patient regarding compliance with treatment.
Documentation is clear, concise and timely and meets of all internal and external requirements
Educates patients on chronic disease and the role of good nutrition in their treatment.
Develops resources and community contacts to meet the needs of patients at varying levels of health literacy.
Provides group education to people with similar needs to improve their health.
Works closely with providers and participates in huddles and team meetings
Established therapeutic relationships with a variety of patients for the purpose of establishing and reaching appropriate health goals.
Provides support and services at other treatment sites as needed.
Identifies potential barriers to quality care and suggest opportunities for improvement and reports these to the Director of Medical Services and Management.
Maintains appropriate knowledge, skill and certification for this position. Completes required education annually and provides documentation of these activities to her clinical supervisor.
Facilitates team building by providing support and guidance to other clinical/administrative staff when needed.
Education: Bachelors degree in nutrition and R.D. registration
Experience: A minimum of 2 years experience with prior chronic disease managment preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, patients, families and external customers. Good communication skills as evidenced by the trauma informed and language of caring approach. Effective writing, speaking and listening skills.
Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
CategoryBehavioral Health/Social Work