Cleveland Clinic Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Care & Education Specialist in Lakewood, Ohio
Job ID: 128964
Provides direct patient care using medical nutrition therapy and diabetes self-management education for an assigned patient population.
Provides counseling and education services to patient with diabetes and/or obesity that require nutritional management .
Implements a nutritional care plan, communicates plan, establishes a follow-up system and maintains documentation.
Develops and contributes to Cleveland Clinic sponsored education programs for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, students, peers and the public.
Creates and revises education materials related to diabetes and weight management.
Participates in program development designed to market and expand departmental services and revenue generation.
Markets services to potential and current referral sources; develops and implements services in response to client's needs and wants.
Actively contributes to departmental initiatives, including committees and projects.
Supports the dietetic internship program as a supervised practice rotation preceptor and class instructor.
Completes reports for ongoing productivity tracking.
Participates in professional growth activities; attends and contributes to conferences and seminars on nutrition and related topics.
Represents Cleveland Clinic on nutrition related matters.
Conducts clinical research. Utilizes clinical software applications to facilitate care.
Complies with all regulatory organizations including CMS, JCAO, ADA and policies and procedures of the department and Cleveland Clinic.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics or a closely related field.
Maintains current license to practice dietetics in the current state (LD) and active certification as a Registered Dietitian (RD).
CDCES preferred. *Strongly preferred.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum one year experience as a Registered Dietitian in clinical nutrition.
Successful completion of a Dietetic Internship Program may substitute for experience requirement.
Connection/experience with diabetes program preferred.
Ability to navigate extensively to provide services to a large number of patients throughout the hospital and manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer entry.
Must have physical ability to measure and weigh patients.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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