Registered Dietitian

Job Number
212543
Banner Health Network & Banner Plan Administration
Shift
Day
Department
Banner Health Network & Banner Plan Administration - BHN Case Mgmt
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1441 N. 12th St.
City & State
US-AZ-Phoenix
Posting Category
Culinary Services / Nutrition

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Banner Health is looking for Registered Dietitians to join their team in Mesa, AZ, supporting primarily the East Valley.  In this role, you will be working one-on-one with patients for health/diet coaching, scheduling onsite visits to clinics and patients home, as well as conducting classes and group trainings.

 

The ideal candidate will have the below qualifications:

  • Health coaching experience

  • Experience with education presentations to groups

  • Experience working 1:1 with members for nutritional counseling

  • Experience in diabetes management, weight loss, health coaching and wellness
  • Telephonic outreach and assessments

Location:

This position will be remote (In Touch), but employee needs to live within Arizona.

 

Apply today and enjoy excellent total reward/benefits package!!

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About Banner Health Network & Banner Plan Administration
Banner Health Network (BHN) is an accountable care organization that joins Arizona's largest health care provider, Banner Health, and an extensive network of primary care and specialty physicians to provide the most comprehensive healthcare solutions for Maricopa County and parts of Pinal County. Through BHN, known nationally as an innovative leader in new health care models, insurance plans and physicians are coming together to work collaboratively to keep members in optimal health, while reducing costs.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position manages a complex caseload of patients by providing comprehensive nutritional assessments and developing appropriate nutrition care plans and monitoring outcomes of plans. Provides patient and family nutrition counseling and education. Develops Nutrition Standards of Practice and Education material in collaboration with peers. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Health Care team providing input into patient care policies, programs, quality improvement activities and provides in-service education in areas of expertise.

 

Essential Functions

  • Provides comprehensive nutrition assessment of patients' nutritional needs. Obtains timely and appropriate data and analyzes/interprets data based on evidence-based standards and nutrition practice guidelines.

 

  • Evaluates effectiveness of the care plan and communicates effectively to the other members of the healthcare team to provide optimal nutrition outcomes. Provides pertinent information in the medical records, patient plans of care and/or clinical pathways while meeting requirements of regulatory agencies (i.e. Joint Commission, CMS, State and Local Agencies).

 

  • Provides nutrition education to patients, families, staff and other health care team professionals through the development of effective teaching materials and in-service programs; Evaluates patient and/or family response to education.

 

  • Provides leadership in area of coverage, monitors proper patient care procedures and acts as liaison with nursing areas. May participate in process improvement teams. Serves as mentor to new staff.

 

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities in clinical areas to ensure optimal nutrition care outcomes are achieved. May participate in outcome studies as needed. In some roles, this position may manage assigned staff: recruits, selects, trains, evaluates, manages performance.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess knowledge of nutrition and dietetics demonstrated through the completion of a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics. Must be a Registered Dietitian or RD Eligible (academic and professional requirements as defined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association; RD credentials within 6 months of hire). Must hold current registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association and be able to maintain ongoing registration while providing verification of registration annually. Maintains current licensure as required by State law.

Must be able to communicate effectively and function independently. Must be effective at prioritizing assigned patient case load.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.