Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in Food and Nutrition Services at the Medical Center of Aurora. Submit your application today!
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This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition care of assigned patients, assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutrition care plans, monitors response to therapeutic diet/support, and participates in patient and staff education. Work directly with kitchen staff to provide education and guidance on special diets, and implementation of processes needed to bridge food service and clinical nutrition care of the patients.Follows departmental policies and procedures to provide quality nutrition care in a timely manner.Communicates with medical, nursing staff, FANS employees, patients and families, and other health care professionals to assure that individual patient care needs are met.When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado’s only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was namedto Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora:
·Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence.
·Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora).
·Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza).
·Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings.
·Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus.
·Level III NICU at our Main Campus.
·Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016.
·State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus.
·Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.
·NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center.
·Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children affiliation.
·Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver’s largest healthcare system
·This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Registered Dietitian within 6 months of hire.
Education:Bachelor of Science or Arts and/or Masters Degree in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years acute and critical care hospital experience preferred.
Special Qualifications: Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
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