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Clinical Dietitian – Northern Light Acadia Hospital

Bangor, ME

Posted On: September 14, 2022

Link to Apply

Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

 

Summary: The Dietitian/Co-Director is responsible for Clinical Nutrition Services and Co-managing the Department. As Dietitian, s/he is responsible for calculating and interpreting diets for clients in assigned areas and instructs clients and their families in dietary guidelines appropriate for the condition. As Co-Director, s/he works with the Food Service Manager/Co-Director to lead the Nutrition Department promoting safety and sanitation while enhancing customer service. The Dietitian/Co-Director reports to the VP, Pt. Care Services and receives regular clinical supervision from a Registered Dietitian. S/he also maintains an informal reporting relationship with the CEO/CNO and functions as a resource and liaison with Nursing, Medicine and Pharmacy in his/her area of expertise. Perform any duties and/or responsibilities assigned by Manager or supervisor for which qualified.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies educational needs for the areas under supervision. Researches and develops appropriate programs.

  • Updates patient teaching materials and assures they are appropriate. Ensures that clients and/or personnel demonstrate understanding.

  • Visits clients in assigned areas on a routine basis.

  • Maintains all age specific competencies.

  • Develops policies and procedures that are clearly written.

  • Recommends or institutes change in techniques or procedures for more efficient operation.

  • Provides access to in-services and continuing education for dietary personnel.

  • Addresses client problems.

  • Calculates and interprets diets for clients in assigned areas.

  • Fills diet orders accurately.

  • Evaluates client’s readiness to learn diet principles.

  • Provides Food Drug Interaction Education per Dietary policy.

  • Writes chart notes in a clear and appropriate manner.

  • Ensures medical record is complete and up to date by documenting all nutrition/diet counseling, including diet consults and Food Drug Interaction Education.

  • Attends team conferences in assigned area as requested.

  • Orients and reviews the work of Consultant Dietitian providing vacation coverage.

  • Assures accuracy of all work. PI studies reflect a high quality of work.

  • Does Nutrition Assessment within 72 hours of order being written. Monitors high-risk clients as needed.

  • Reviews nutrition screens done by Nurse Practitioner to determine appropriate application.

  • Reports PI results of Food Drug Interaction Monitoring and Education quarterly to Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

  • Completes and submits Performance Improvement reports in a timely manner.

  • Complies with attendance policies.

  • Demonstrates ethical behavior at all times.

  • Uses time and resources appropriately. Makes use of discretionary time in a constructive manner.

  • Participates in and evaluates Annual Customer Survey. Actively supports and develops the enhancement of customer service and employee relations.

  • Prepares annual budget and reviews monthly budget reports. Prepares variance reports with Co-Manager.

  • Plans and reviews 4-week menu cycle with Co-Manager, ensuring balance and variety while promoting healthy food choices.

  • Participates in vendor contract negotiations with Co- Manager.

  • Promotes safety and sanitation standards for the department.

  • Assist in maintaining a work environment free from recognized hazards that create a risk of injury to employees, patients or visitors and that all accidents and incidents are reported by employees and properly investigated. When appropriate, assist with the return of all workers with work related injuries and illnesses to gainful employment.

  • Attends meetings as assigned including monthly Department Head meetings.

  • Track and enter cost transfer dollar amounts for catering and floor stock in Excel spread sheet. Send to Accounting monthly

  • Track and enter patient meal counts in Excel spread sheet and send to Accounting monthly

  • Enter customer count numbers from daily cash ups into Excel spread sheet and send to Accounting monthly.

  • Complete daily cash ups in Food Service Manager’s absence

  • Complete biweekly payroll in Food Service Manager’s absence

  • Complete food/supply orders in Food Service Manager’s absence

  • Enter catered events into Catering Schedule. Print weekly catering reports

  • Participate in monthly Nutrition Affinity Group with system Dietitians

  • Complete annual evaluations for Nutrition Services Supervisor and Nutrition aides as assigned

  • Review Nutrition Services policies annually. Update policies as needed

  • Update/print weekly menus for cafeteria, calorie content and other special diets as needed. Update pricing on menus when indicated.

 

Competencies and skills:

 

Essential:

* 2+ years of relative work experience required.

* Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.

* Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.

* Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one's behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.

* Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences' level.

* Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.

* Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.

* Utilizes Resources Effectively: Understands how to get the most out of available resources and uses cost-benefit thinking in decision-making and in setting priorities. Monitors and analyzes resource usage to identify and eliminate areas of waste and maximize resources. As a leader, defines targets and provides appropriate means; oversees progress and makes adjustments when necessary. Appropriately delegates work, sets clear direction and manages workflow and time.

 

Credentials:

Essential:

* Dietitian

 

Education:

Essential:

* Bachelor's Degree

 

Working conditions:

Essential:

* Potential exposure to abusive and/or aggressive people.

* Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.

* Lifting, moving and loading 20 to 30 pounds.

* Prolonged periods of sitting.

 

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a broad behavioral health delivery system centrally managed from its location in Bangor, Maine. Acadia Hospital is a leader in providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, tele-psychiatry, consultations to regional emergency departments, school-based and employer-based services, and integration into primary and specialty care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of eating disorder services and a geriatric mood and memory clinic, which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. The hospital is also the parent organization of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare which provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management, and other outpatient mental health services serving patients from all corners of Maine. Acadia Hospital embraces service excellence and high quality care as evidenced by its commitment to achieve Center of Excellence status in the delivery of behavioral health services.

 

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including ten hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

 

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to many major destinations.

Registered Dietitian/ On-site Health Coach – HealthFitness

Bath, ME

Posted On: August 16, 2022

Join our team and you may be eligible for a relocation bonus of up to $4,000.00!

 

HealthFitness has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Dietitian/ On-site Health Coach within our brand new wellness program located within a large manufacturing organization located in Bath, Maine. In this position, you will be responsible for working within the HealthFitness service delivery protocols and processes to facilitate behavior change within the client's employee population. You will be responsible for providing health coaching according to HealthFitness established processes, procedures and ethics. This includes conducting individual sessions with health coaching participants in person or via telephone. You will work with participants to develop a personalized program that fits the participant’s needs, values, stage of change and goals. As an Onsite Health Coach, you will promote coaching services to employees and encourage enrollment and continued program participation. You will also assist with onsite biometric screening events, provide support to and collaborate with other onsite personnel and assist with or coordinate various wellness program offerings. All services will be provided in collaboration with the client’s existing resources and programming, including Heath Services, Safety, Ergonomics, and well-being teams.

 

Your impact:

 

Delivers personalized Lifestyle Coaching services for client employees utilizing the HealthFitness service delivery protocols and processes.

 

Perform and document face-to-face health coaching in areas of personal health awareness, stress management/balanced living, sleep, nutrition, tobacco cessation and physical activity.

 

Utilize HealthFitness established coaching guides, resources, and materials to support behavior change process and healthy habit development.

 

Own and deliver upon all phases of the coaching relationship: enrollment, assessment, ongoing participation, and engagement.

 

Review biometric screening and health risk assessment and utilize Stages of Change to identify participant’s knowledge, skills, and behavioral needs.

 

Discuss and explain all areas of the coaching process including product information, protocols, phases and content of coaching relationship.

 

Modify health coaching plan as necessary. Provide input and support to develop and improve coaching services and tools. Attend ongoing training and participate in quality assurance processes.

 

Assists with the tracking and delivery of a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs & promotions, to include, but not limited to, onsite biometric screening events.

 

Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and engage program participants. Registered Dietitians may provide nutrition counseling.

 

Other duties as needed/assigned.

 

What you bring with you:

Required:

 

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a health related field (i.e. Health Promotion, Nursing, Public Health, Health Psychology,) from an accredited college or university program. Minimum of two years’ experience as a health/wellness or life coach. Preference will be given to candidates with in person coaching experience.

 

Outstanding knowledge of lifestyle related topics such as smoking cessation, weight control and stress reduction.

 

Experience with application of health behavior change utilizing stages of change or other theoretical approaches.

 

Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.

 

Experience handling personal health information and compliance with HIPAA regulations.

 

Experience with public speaking, presenting and delivering dynamic and engaging health promotion programs and presentations. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.

 

Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.

 

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

 

This client site requires full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. HealthFitness adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

 

Preferred:

 

Master's degree.

 

Licensed Registered Dietician.

 

CPR/AED and first aid certification from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.

 

Experience working with chronic conditions.

 

Health Coaching certification.

 

Experience preferably in health improvement, worksite wellness or related environment. CHES, ACSM and fitness certifications.

Link to Apply: https://jobs.silkroad.com/TrustmarkCompanies/Healthfitness/jobs/306698

Dietetic Technician – Food & Nutrition Services Maine Medical Center – MaineHealth

Portland, ME

Posted On: August 5, 2022

Under the supervision of a Registered Licensed Clinical Dietitian, The Dietetic Technician assists with the nutrition intervention of patients on assigned patient care units. Responsible for performing nutritional screening, implementing & monitoring compliance to care plans, educating patients & their families, and communicating with interdisciplinary team members. Screening includes obtaining and verifying relevant data and information in a timely manner for support of nutrition assessment under the supervision of an RD. Serves as a department services Customer Service Advocate. Work is performed at a high degree of independence.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Knowledge of Nutrition principles normally acquired through graduation of a Dietetic Technician associate degree program or acceptable college level training in Nutrition, and licensure by the State of Maine is required. American Dietetic Association accredited programs are preferred. Acquires 10 credits per year of continuing education to maintain technical skills and licensure credits.

  • License/Certifications: See "Education"

  • Work requires one to six months of orientation to acquire necessary familiarity with department policies and procedures.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of patients, staff and co-workers.

  • Must possess a basic understanding of the metric system.

  • Work requires walking for approximately 80% of work time as well as the ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail.

  • Analytical skills necessary to evaluate food intakes, examine quality and accuracy of food served to patients according to diet prescriptions, and collect and compare data to estimated needs identified by the Registered Dietitian.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/jobs/search?gloc=1&q=Dietetic+Technician&location=

 

About MaineHealth:

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

 

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

 

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

 

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Clinical Dietitian – Surgery Weight and Wellness Maine Medical Center – MaineHealth

Portland, ME

Posted On: August 5, 2022

Under general supervision, the Clinical Dietitian directs and coordinates nutritional care to patients in assigned clinical areas. Responsible for performing nutritional assessments, developing, and implementing care plans, education of patients, staff communication with physicians and health team members. Serves as a facilitator for all nutrition related patient care needs on assigned units. Supervises nutrition team members and directly supervises Dietetic Technicians. Work is performed at a high degree of independence.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Education: Must possess knowledge of nutrition principles and diet therapy generally acquired through successful completion of Bachelors Degree in Nutrition or closely related field to be eligible to be a registered licensed Dietitian.

  • License/Certifications: Must be a Registered Dietitian and hold a Maine State Dietitian License.

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical nutrition experience preferred.

  • Work requires up to six months of orientation to acquire necessary familiarity with department policies and procedures. Orientation also includes training for age-specific populations.

  • Analytical abilities sufficient to assess patients' medical and nutritional status, formulate care plans and evaluate patients' response.

  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate effectively with patients, families, medical staff and employees in explaining and providing nutrition support.

  • Work requires ability to concentrate and be attentive to detail when assessing and calculating patients' nutritional needs, developing care plans, educating patients in therapeutic diets and providing ongoing evaluation of nutrition support.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.careersatmainehealth.org/jobs/1246160-clinical-dietitian-surgery-weight-and-wellness

 

About MaineHealth:

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

 

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

 

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

 

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Registered Dietitian - Nourished Lifestyles

Kennebunk, ME

Posted On: July 27, 2022

Job Details: Nourished Lifestyles is a small group practice of Registered Dietitians. We have locations in Kennebunk (our main office), Gorham, and Brunswick. Our dietitians specialize in a variety of areas of nutrition including chronic disease management, women's health, disordered eating and perinatal and lactation. We strive to help clients replace food anxiety with confidence in making the healthy choice the easy choice. You can read more about our team on our website: https://www.nourishedlifestyles.com/

 

Nourished Lifestyles is a group of passionate Registered Dietitians who work with individuals and groups to educate, guide, and support them in making positive changes for better health.

 

We are looking to add an outgoing, energetic, and driven Registered Dietitian to our provider team. This position is for a RD with two or more years of experience, and licensed in the state of Maine. Our ideal Dietitian would be someone who is interested in the intersection of mental health and nutrition with an interest in the practice of Intuitive Eating. This dietitian would need to be a self-starter; someone who can adapt to working in different environments; and someone who is responsive, collaborative, and likes working with a variety of providers.

 

In regards to nutrition, this position combines one-on-one nutrition counseling with hands-on culinary instruction and nutrition education to groups, and menu planning for a residential program. This position is also a resource for planning and creating nutrition policy for the program.

 

This role initially will be a part-time position until insurance credentialing can be obtained. This person would need to be available Tuesday - Thursday 9a-4p. Reliable transportation is required as this work would involve travel between two locations, Kennebunk and Portland.

Link to Apply: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=registered%20dietitian&jk=68046a0f118117cd&_ga=2.20369467.2054482409.1665066413-814050616.1657718796

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