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Lead Dietitian - Bariatrics Program

We Are Hiring

Dietitian-Clinical Nutrition - NutritionServices - Full-Time, Day - St. John Medical Center - Tulsa, OK

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension St. John, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was founded in 1926 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother. Beginning with a 50-bed hospital, Ascension St. John now incorporates the skills of more than 800 primary care and specialty physicians, 7,000 employees and several medical centers throughout northeastern Oklahoma.

Ascension St. John is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension St John, you will have the opportunity to provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patients for nutritional status. Provides interventions/treatments including diet therapy, counseling or specialized nutrition supplements.
  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing and ancillary services such as speech pathology or physical therapy.
  • Monitors tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional regimen and recommends therapy adjustments as necessary. Provides medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.
  • Provides nutrition information for the community that may include public speaking, news releases and other forms of publications.
  • Researches and takes initiatives to resolve nutrition care related complaints and problems.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Dietitian/Nutritionist credentialed from the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision.  
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Educator specializing in Bariatric Education

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
    • Bachelor Degree strongly preferred

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • Bariatric Education experience a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Health System is an EEO/AA employer:
 
M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. John Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 399201
Category: Food and Nutrition
Ministry: St. John Health System, OK
Location: Tulsa, OK

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