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Deltek Talent Management - DIETITIAN - REGISTERED (PD- VARIED) HENDERSON - (11515)

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Facility Name
HENDERSON, NV 89011 US (Primary)
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Job Description

Henderson Hospital
Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women’s health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.


Job Description

Responsible for the nutritional care, treatment, rehabilitation and education to patients based on patient assessments of needs, conditions, impairments, disabilities and age. Duties include assessing nutritional status, developing care plans, educating patients and families, calculating nutritional and actual intakes and preparing special diets.                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 Essential Job Duties:

Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies.  
Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies to include JCAHO, OSHA, EPA, federal and state.       
Assesses patient's nutritional status by utilizing established standards and procedures and develops appropriate care plans based on nutritional risks found.  
Reviewing menus to ensure nutritional requirements are met.      
Analyzes menus for required modifications and to determine nutritional adequacy of diet records patient's response to prescribed diet therapy.    
Monitors quality of food and practices.
Develop individual patient care plans and determines if nutritional supplements are necessary.       
Calculates nutritional intakes of proteins, calories and fluids for specific disease states and patient's actual intake and makes adjustments to diets as required.             
Actively participates in recipe development, inventory, and ordering of supplies.     
Provides nutritional education for patients and families including providing pamphlets and   
Information related to patient's dietary needs and on basic nutritional requirements.            
Performs data collection for quality assurance including copying and forwarding documents and preparing technical reports.    
Participates on a multi-disciplinary committee in developing nutritional care plans ensuring compliance with established standards of care.  

Classification Specific Requirements             

Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers.    
Ensures staff's compliance with policy and procedures.   
Completes all performance appraisals in a timely manner.             
Motivates and coaches staff to ensure maximum productivity/competence.             
Completes work with little or no supervision.     
Meets agreed upon deadlines or negotiates due date revisions prior to deadline.     
Ensures efficient utilization of resources.            
Coordinates unit activities in accordance with set standards.         
Makes recommendations on personnel issues.  
Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility.  
Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.         

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or a closely related field approved by the American Dietetic Association                                                                                                                                                

Experience: Completed a CADE-accredited supervised practice program at a healthcare facility, community agency, or a foodservice corporation, or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies. Typically, a practice program will run six to twelve months in length.                                                                                                                                           

Technical Skills: Computer proficient                                                                                                                                                   

License/Certification: Valid registration as a Registered Dietician from the American Dietetic Association (ADA). May required State licensure as required by Nevada State Law. Specialty certification (CDE, CNSD, CSP, CDR) may be required for a specialty position.                                                                                                                                             

Other: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient.                                                                                                                                        


This opportunity offers the following:

Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match


UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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