Clinical Dietitian

Professional/Technical Escondido, California

Requisition ID
Nutritional Services
Escondido, California
Not Applicable
Job Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Shift
Hours Per Pay Period

Primarily responsible for ensuring optimal medical nutrition therapy through needs assessment, planning, and carrying out intervention, consulting with other disciplines, and educating patient and/or caregiver on nutritional needs. Serves as educational resource to food and nutrition employees, other medical staff, and the community. May be required to float to other Palomar Health facilities. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in related field
Preferred Education: Masters Degree and other clinical certification
Minimum Experience: Clinical internship or equivalent
Preferred Experience: 1 - 2 years as clinical dietitian in long-term and/or acute care
Required Certification: Registered Dietician - American Dietetic Assoc (ADA)
Preferred Certification: California Children's Services (CCS) Paneled
Required License: Not Applicable
Preferred License: Valid Driver's License

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.