To serve as an integral member of the PMRI and SBHC teams by providing in-depth assessments, care plans, counseling and follow-up to insure that appropriate nutritional services and education are provided.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs in-depth nutritional assessments for patients at risk of or with a chronic disease
Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret scientific information to identify age-specific needs and to provide the appropriate care and education
Effectively communicates an evaluates diet history data through computer analysis
Demonstrates skill and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric population.
Participates as an integral part of the healthcare team by making appropriate referrals and by coordinating care with the interdisciplinary team.
Provides individual counseling and group education
Maint Maintains medical records according to HIPPA guidelines and third-party billing guidelines.
Assists with the development of policies, procedures and programs for the SBHC and practice based program.
Assists in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of performance improvement activities.
Participates in the development and evaluation of nutrition and chronic disease education materials appropriate for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Design and present clinically accurate innovative presentations for other health care professionals and the community
Participates in inter-disciplinary team meetings and patient care
Reviews, evaluates, and utilizes current nutrition and chronic disease management research
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACT:
Daily contact with patients
Frequent contacts with Christiana Care Health Services, Division of Public Health, community agencies and families.
Senior Program Manager
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition, Registered Dietitian (R.D.) or RD eligible.
Minimum one year experience as a clinical dietitian, nutrition outreach, counseling and group education related to chronic disease.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) preferred or commitment to obtain within 2 years
Registered Dietitian (R.D.)
Licensed in the State of Delaware. (L.D.N.)
Work Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or 9am to 6pm and Saturdays on need basis.
This role would involve travelling to different CCHS practices and the school assigned.
Internal Number: JR53784
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.