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(RD) Registered Dietitian, Per Diem - 125380

University of California - San Diego Medical Centers
United States, California, San Diego
September 22, 2023

Under supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the RDN (dietitian) collaborates with healthcare team to provide medical nutrition therapy to infants in the Neonatal ICU. RD will attend discharge rounds, work with the interdisciplinary team, provide nutrition support (both enteral and parenteral) and provide education to patient's caregivers and staff. RD will supervise activities of diet technicians who prepare specialized feeds for infants in the NICU. Identifies patients at various nutrition risk levels based on criteria outlined by department. Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements with regard to age and disease-specific needs of patients.

Develops, implements and records in EHR the nutrition care plan for all assigned patients. Fosters continuity of care among all phases across the continuum of care. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention. Manages the delivery of nutrition care in assigned units. Actively participates in medical rounds. Participates in department's special projects, performance improvement activities, and research.

Provides nutrition lectures and in-services to nutrition and medical staff as assigned. Collaborates with Diet Techs and mentors dietetic interns/students. Actively assesses, evaluates, and maintains professional development and competency related to assigned units. Assists with foodservice projects to improve patient satisfaction.

  • Dietitians must possess the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics and have completed an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics internship.

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD).

  • Two (2) years NICU experience in comparable acuity level.

  • Applicants for positions in the Dietitian series are expected to possess the experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • CNSC, CSPCC or CSP Certification and/or Masters degree.
  • California Children's Services (CCS) paneled.
  • Two (2) years experience in a hospital setting.
  • Demonstrated experience using EPIC.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $93,334 - $93,334 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $44.70 - $44.70

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).