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Ascension Health Registered Dietitian in Wichita, Kansas

We Are Hiring

Launched in 2002, Ascension Living HOPE is a local, comprehensive program of healthcare and support services based on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

  • Partially Remote

What You Will Do

Provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

  • Assess patients for nutritional status. Provides interventions/treatments including diet therapy, counseling or specialized nutrition supplements.

  • Collaborate with physicians, nursing and ancillary services such as speech pathology or physical therapy.

  • Monitor tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional regimen and recommends therapy adjustments as necessary.

  • Provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

  • Provide nutrition information for the community that may include public speaking, news releases and other forms of publications.

  • Research and take initiatives to resolve nutrition care related complaints and problems.

  • Assist in monitoring meals including intake, diet compliance and tray accuracy.

  • Maintain sanitation of food preparation area(s) through planned and unannounced inspections.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Dietitian/Nutritionist credentialed from the Commission on Dietetic Registration obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date, required.

  • Advanced Life Support or

  • BLS Provider and/or

  • Educator specializing in Diabetes Management, preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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