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Clinical Dietitian

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.

  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Clinical Dietitians
  • PRN Status
  • Day Shift
  • Pay Range: $22.46 - $33.69 / hour
  • The RD is responsible for provision of optimal nutritional care to patients identified in accordance with department standards of care. This is includes: assessing patients' nutritional status utilizing all pertinent information; identifying nutrient requirements according to age specific and disease specific needs of patients; working with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement care plans for patients; providing orders for nutritional care as defined in Mosaic Life Care standard AN7030 in collaboration with providers; monitoring the effectiveness of nutrition interventions and revising these as needed and providing nutrition education based on assessment of individual learning needs . The RD functions as the nutrition expert within the facility and at Mosaic Life Care supported community events as appropriate. The RD participates in process improvement and quality initiatives. The RD Maintains competency and professional development related to nutrition trends, research, policy, scope and standards of practice. The clinical dietitian (RD) works under the supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager and Director of Nutrition Service, and is employed by Mosaic Life Care.
  • Assesses patients’ nutrition status and nutritional needs and completes appropriate and accurate EMR documentation
  • Collaborates with care team to provide enteral or parenteral nutrition support to meet patients’ individual nutritional needs/goals.
  • Develops, monitors and revises nutrition care plans as part of interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Provides nutrition education to patients based on individual nutrition and learning needs.
  • Participate in process improvement, quality initiatives in department and/or organization and department and facility meetings/committees
  • Bachelor's degree from an ACEND-accredited (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) dietitian program or foreign equivalent - if completed (RD) exam for the first time, on or before December 31, 2023
  • Master's degree from ACEND-accredited (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) dietitian program or foreign equivalent - if completed (RD) exam for the first time, on or after January 1, 2024
  • Registered Dietitian-Registration through Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; maintain/complete 75 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) every 5 years AND Licensed Dietitian - State of Missouri upon hire required.