Clinical Dietitian-OP/ Diabetes Educator

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
January 22, 2021
Location
Lewiston, Maine
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Clinical Dietitian-OP/ Diabetes Educator

Endocrinology

FT

Day shift

8a-4:30p

Req #: 29152

The Outpatient Dietitian plans and delivers nutritional care to patients according to the physicians’ diagnoses. Performs as a self –directed member of the Endocrine/Diabetes multidisciplinary care team. Acts as a key resource to staff, patients, and their families. Instructs individuals and groups on modified diets and eating patterns in order to effect change to improve or maximize health. Provides nutrition lectures as requested. The Outpatient Dietitian demonstrates competency in adult learning principles and group processes. Provides education for patients with specific nutritional needs such as diabetes. Also provides education for their families, staff and community.

 Regulatory Requirements:

  • Must be registered with the Commission of Dietetic Registration
  • Masters Degree in Nutrition preferred
  • Licensed Dietitian with the state of Maine
  • Certified Diabetes Educator required

Language Skills:   Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.  Additional languages preferred.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Medical software
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:

Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services in a safe and trustful environment through expertise, commitment and compassion of our team members, with the vision of safe, reliable, high quality care for each patient, every day.

How do we make this happen? By creating and maintaining a culture where our values of compassion, integrity, citizenship, service excellence and community are lived out in observable behaviors during all interactions.

ABOUT CENTRAL MAINE HEALTHCARE:

Central Maine Healthcare (CMH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 400,000 people living in central, western, and mid-coast Maine. CMH's hospital facilities include Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Bridgton Hospital, and Rumford Hospital. CMH also supports Central Maine Medical Group, a primary and specialty care practice organization. Other system services include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional trauma program, LifeFlight of Maine's southern Maine base, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, and other high quality clinical services.

About Central Maine Medical Center

Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) located in Lewiston, is a Level II Trauma Center serving Androscoggin County and the surrounding region. "CMMC's Centers of Excellence" include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit, and a Trauma Services Program. CMMC is also the southern Maine base for LifeFlight of Maine, the state's only medical helicopter service. Supported by the latest technologies, CMMC's skilled professionals provide outstanding care delivered with compassion, kindness, and understanding. Learn more at: www.cmmc.org.

About Bridgton Hospital

Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Bridgton Hospital serves the town of Bridgton and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. Bridgton Hospital was named as one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation for the third consecutive year in 2018.

About Rumford Hospital

Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Rumford Hospital serves the town of Rumford and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. In 2018, Rumford Hospital was named one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation by the Leapfrog Group; in 2016, it was designated a Pathway to Excellence® organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Learn more at: www.rumfordhospital.org.

Central Maine Healthcare is equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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