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Dietitian Registered Senior/On-Call/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Dietitian Registered Senior/On-Call/UKHC
Requisition Number DU08846
Department Name H3075:Nutritions Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $23.25-$39.10/hr + evening/weekend shift differential
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Required Related Experience
No experience required
Required License/Registration/Certification
Must be registered and licensed by the Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification for Dietitians and Nutritionists within 6 months of hire.
Physical Requirements
The physical requirements for this position include: regularly lifting/pushing/pulling objects up to 50lbs, regularly standing/walking with objects up to 10lbs, and repetitive motions.
The Feeding Tube Team RD will work 7am-7:30pm (12 hours/shift). Must be available to work at least 2 weekends per 6 week schedule period. Will also include holiday rotation requirements. Ideal if applicant can also intermittently cover days during the week for full time Feeding Tube Team RDs on the team.
Job Summary
Registered Dietitian will evaluate patient for appropriateness of tube placement, ensure safe and timely placement of Cortrak feeding tubes, and document all aspects of tube placement. They will participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team; assign and direct workload of diet technicians; and participate in unit, department and/or facility committees, work groups, and projects. This position will be based at Chandler Hospital, but will also provide services to Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. Feeding Tube Team Dietitians will provide service alongside a Diet Technician from 7am to 7:30pm daily. Members will be expected to work approximately every third or fourth weekend and holiday. The ideal candidate will either have experience placing feeding tubes using the Cortrak2 Enteral Access System or be willing to learn with appropriate training.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Verbal and written communication skills, Ability to prioritize work, Technical skills, Basic computer knowledge, Delegation, Customer service/focus, Ability to facilitate learning and provide constructive feedback, Ability to set and meet deadlines, Works independently, Problem solving, Critical/Analytical thinking and understanding, Flexible/Adapts to change, Time management
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
The ideal candidate will either have experience placing feeding tubes using the Cortrak2 Enteral Access System or be willing to learn with appropriate training.
Deadline to Apply 03/31/2023
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Posted: 2023-02-27 Expires: 2023-03-29

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