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Dietitian

Fresenius Kidney Care

This is a Full-time position in Fairbanks, AK posted April 15, 2021.

We are currently seeking an experienced Dietitian to support our patients at our clinics in Fairbanks, Alaska.

The key responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • Completes an initial Nutritional Assessment and develops and educates a care plan for each patient.
  • Formulates, interprets and implements policies regarding patient and clinic nutritional processes.
  • Provides expert advice to patients, management and physicians regarding nutritional issues.
  • Ongoing nutritional monitoring with the review of monthly lab results and subsequent nutritional changes followed by recommendations to the patient and/or primary caregiver, to improve patient outcomes.
  • Participates as a member of the multi-specialty team in both long-term and short-term care planning for patients.
  • Develops various education tools including food diaries, bulletin boards, seasonal posters to enhance patient and staff education.
  • Maintains nutritional outcomes and documentation required by clinical policies and government guidelines (i.e. care plans, risk management, CQI projects).

*Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities of the position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum one-year clinical experience required.
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Registered Dietitian credential required.
  • Current Alaska license or ability to license is required.
  • Leadership ability and organizational skills.
  • Computer software knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Frequent long periods of standing, bending, stooping, walking, sitting
  • The ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel to other clinics as needed

Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 – 3 years
Bonus/Commission: No