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Henry Ford Health System Registered Dietitian- Contingent- Allegiance Health- Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

Act as nutritional consultant and resource to members of the health care team. Provides comprehensive nutritional care including assessment, Nutrition Diagnosis, implementation of a care plan, counseling, education, and evaluation of outcomes to patients, families, and associates. Coordinates various education programs and seminars on nutritional topics.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or related field that meets the requirements of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This can be acquired through the completion of an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved four year Baccalaureate degree program and an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited advanced Training program.

  • Master's degree or Advanced Practice Certification preferred.

  • Requires a professional level of knowledge of chemistry, physiology, caloric and nutrient values and physical properties of foodstuffs with an understanding of medical nutrition therapy.

  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak English; use and understand medical terminology;. Follow oral and written instructions; perform arithmetic calculations; Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

  • Requires a relatively high level of interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with medical, nursing and other health care professionals, patients, and their families.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

    Overview

    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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