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Pediatric Dietitian

Philadelphia, PA
We’re working of behalf of a 189-bed children's hospital in Philadelphia that is one of the oldest full-service hospitals in the U.S. dedicated to the care of children. The hospital has an academic affiliation with Drexel University College of Medicine and Temple University School of Medicine. The hospital houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania.  A Magnet® designated facility, the hospital was recognized as a Women’s Choice Award Best Children’s Hospital. The hospital is one of seven hospitals belonging to a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.
Looking for a great opportunity? We seek candidates with two (2) or more years of inpatient pediatric dietetics experience for the role of Clinical Dietitian I. In this role you will provide medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to pediatric patients who are admitted to the general pediatric floors. This includes patients who are newly diagnosed with diabetes and who require comprehensive nutrition education for carbohydrate counting. You will perform comprehensive nutrition assessments, diagnose nutrition-related problems, determine and implement appropriate targeted therapeutic nutrition interventions, and monitor and evaluate outcomes utilizing the Nutrition Care Process (NCP). You will be responsible for nutrition education and ongoing follow-up to patients and parents and will participate in hospital committees as well as on-going education programs for hospital staff, clinical nutrition interns, community, parent groups and professional organizations. 

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian (RD). Must hold licensure in the state of Pennsylvania (LDN). Must have previous experience as a pediatric Clinical Registered Dietitian with diabetes experience strongly preferred.

The role offers highly competitive compensation and excellent benefits. This is a great opportunity to join a nationally recognized hospital that boasts more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Apply Now."
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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