Job Description

Employment Status:
Part time
Job Function:
Nursing/Patient Care
Department:
310002 Hospital Nutrition-Tech
Shift Hours / Days:
Days; As Needed
Hours / Pay Period:

Clinical Oncology Dietitian - PRN

 

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

 

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market.  We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

 

Position Overview

Oncology registered dietitians (RDs) provide nutritional consultation to cancer patients across the continuum of the cancer experience including primary prevention, cancer treatment, secondary prevention, cancer recurrence and palliative care.  Manages all aspects of the nutrition plan; assessing nutrition status, developing and implementing nutrition care plans, monitoring need to modify nutrition plans, and implementation and management of alternative nutrition such as use of enteral and parenteral nutrition.

 

Key Position Qualifications

  • Minimum of BS in nutritional sciences or related field.  Graduate Degree preferred
  • Registered by Commission on Dietetic registration; Oncology Board Certification and/or CNSC preferred
  • Licensed according to the Georgia State Board Medical Licensure and Supervision
  • 3 years experience in the field preferred
  • Solid knowledge of clinical nutrition with emphasis on nutrition needs of cancer patients
  • Excellent counseling skills and the ability to relate to a diverse community and varied learning levels
  • Ability and interest in developing and implementing nutrition education programs, developing tools to measure needs of patients and quality of services
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to establish productive working relationships with multidisciplinary team providing patients comprehensive care and with support of service department
  • Basic knowledge of computer usage in the workplace and good verbal/ writing skills
  • Knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process as it relates to the nutrition needs of cancer patients and ability to apply all steps of the process
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record or willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with integrative medicine or receptiveness to work as part of an integrative medicine team

 

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

 

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient. Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? If so, we hope you begin the application process, today.

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