• HCA
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • Jan 21, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00031-13058

PRN/Per Diem


Parkridge Medical Center - Chattanooga, TN

Clinical Dietician

Shift Details: PRN

Parkridge Medical Center has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanooga's best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area's most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

Parkridge is currently looking for a Clinical Dietician.

Job Summary:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care for patient populations served by his/her discipline.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge to assess, plan, and evaluate care in coordination with the health care team across the continuum
  • Assess patients/families ability to learn and incorporate teaching throughout hospitalization and in preparation for discharge.
  • Deliver compassionate, holistic care, while supporting the rights and dignity of all patients.
  • Provide quality food for all customers in a sanitary work environment
Hospital wide expectations:
  • Presents self to patients/customers in a professional manner
  • Actively demonstrates care and concern to patients/customers
  • Actively listens to patients/customers
  • Acts in a courteous, friendly and helpful manner
  • Communicates in a positive, effective manner at all times, with all individuals.
  • Seeks opportunities for learning and completes all education requirements & other activities needed to maintain competency
  • Is an active participant in performance management process
  • Complies with all infection control policies
  • Reports errors in accordance with procedures
  • Employee demonstrates an understanding of the HCA Corporate Integrity Agreement and the objectives of the ethics and compliance program, as evidenced by participation in annual training and adherence to regulations and policie s

  • TN Registration as a dietitian.
  • B.S. Registered with CDR
  • Hospital experience preferred.

Last Edited: 01/19/2018