Clinical Dietitian
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Philadelphia, PA

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An exciting opportunity is available at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia for a dietitian who is interested in being part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team for the heart transplant, cardiac surgery and medical programs. Primary responsibilities include: providing nutrition support and medical nutrition therapy to patients, educating patients and their caregivers regarding nutrition, serving as a nutrition resource to medical and nursing staff, educating house staff and students.

Qualifications

Education/Training Requirements:

BS in Nutrition or Dietetics
Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Pennsylvania Dietitian/Nutritionist License

Experience Requirements:

1 year experience in an acute care hospital

Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals are partners in providing excellent clinical and compassionate care for our patients in the Philadelphia region, educating the health professionals of tomorrow in a variety of disciplines and discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care.
Thomas Jefferson University is composed of Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson College of Graduate Studies, Jefferson School of Population Health, and Jefferson College of Health Professions which includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions. The University enrolls more than 3,200 future physicians, scientists and healthcare professionals. Founded in 1824, Jefferson Medical College is one of the largest private medical schools in the nation, with among the largest living alumni group.

As an academic medical center within a regional healthcare system, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals are dedicated to excellence in patient care, patient safety and the quality of the healthcare experience. In 2009, U.S. News & World Report ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals among the nation's top medical centers for a number of specialties including orthopedics, rehabilitation medicine, cancer, digestive diseases, ear, nose and throat and respiratory disorders. Begun in 1825, the Hospital now has 957 licensed acute care beds, with major programs in a wide range of clinical specialties. Services are provided at four locations--the main hospital facility and the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, both in center city Philadelphia, Methodist Hospital in South Philadelphia and Jefferson Voorhees in South Jersey.

***No phone calls or resumes sent via email***
***Interested applicants must apply online at www.jefferson.edu/careers
Job ID#114836

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