As a member of the Dietary Services Department, the Registered Dietitian (RD) provides medical nutrition therapy in a clinical setting. The RD is a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team and assists in the nutritional care of the patient through mechanisms of menu processing and patient assessment, following established procedures. Assists with interviewing, securing diet histories and evaluating patient nutritional status. Gives diet instruction and records patient information in the medical record. Utilizes knowledge of disease etiology, food/drug nutrient interaction, food chemistry, and anatomy and physiology in nutritional assessments. Qualifications Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited program in nutritional sciences. Maintains current NH licensure and registration with American Dietetic Association (ADA). Certification by the National Board for Diabetes Educators preferred. Computer literate (i.e. electronic medical record, e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point). Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH), an affiliate of North Country Healthcare, is a 16-bed critical access hospital serving 20 communities and 8,500 people in its service area which includes communities in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. UCVH provides over 4,000 emergency department visits, 325 outpatient surgeries, 300 inpatient admissions, 7,000 imaging studies, and 140,000 laboratory tests annually. UCVH offers a broad array of services including a 24/7 fully staffed emergency department, outpatient surgical care, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient care, ambulatory care, x-ray, MRI, CT scans, mammography, outpatient rehabilitation, laboratory services, and more.
About North Country Healthcare (NHC):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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