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Pediatric Registered Dietitian II- Outpatient- Liver Clinic

Company: Boston Childrens Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Posting Description

Boston Children's Hospital offers a highly clinically challenging environment with opportunity for professional development. Salaries and benefits are competitive with opportunity for advancement using our 3-tiered Professional ladder.

*Position is eligible for a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Hybrid position seeing patients with biliary atresia, fatty liver and liver disease. Works primarily in the Boston location and may include Weymouth.

This Pediatric Registered Dietitian II will be responsible for:

  • Providing comprehensive outpatient nutritional care to patients with biliary atresia, fatty liver and liver disease
  • Working collaboratively with surgeons, gastroenterologist and pulmonologists.
  • Evaluating the medical, biochemical, and nutritional information and assessing patient needs in order to develop and implement the most appropriate nutrition care plans.
  • Collaborating with inter professional team members, including physician partners, to optimize safest nutrition care plans, including orders for oral diets, enteral and parenteral nutrition in preparation for a successful hospital discharge
  • Instructing patients and caregivers on prescribed nutritional/diet plan. Serving as a resource and educator for health care providers, students, community dietitians and the public.
  • Assisting with the review of patient education materials or other projects of department significance.
  • Participating in hospital and service/program specific quality improvement (QI) initiatives.
  • Providing supervision of scheduled clinical nutrition services on weekends and holidays. Serving as a resource for food service staff when special patient food service issues arise. Participating in the orientation, and training of new dietitians, as necessary.
  • Working collaboratively with peers and those from other disciplines and patient care settings, and promoting team morale within Clinical Nutrition Services and on patient units.
  • Participating in speaking and writing opportunities as well as Clinical Nutrition Services education forums.
    To qualify, you must have:
    • A Bachelor's degree in nutrition and three (3) plus years of progressive experience in Dietetics with at least two (2) years in pediatric nutrition
    • Analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experience-based knowledge.
    • Registration by Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as a Registered Dietitian.
    • Licensure by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a licensed Dietitian.

      Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

Keywords: Boston Childrens Hospital, Boston , Pediatric Registered Dietitian II- Outpatient- Liver Clinic, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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