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Registered Dietitian

Job Description

For nearly 50 years, Valley Community Healthcare has been one of Los Angeles’ leading community-based health centers; providing primary care and promoting community wellness and prevention programs. Located in the San Fernando Valley, Valley Community Healthcare has two sites, 30+ providers. We are an NCQA certified-level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home for over 25,000 unique patients and provided over 100,000 medical visits last year. We are looking to grow and integrate our core programs - primary care, pediatrics, adolescent teen clinic, women’s health, dental, optometry, and behavioral health; through a care team approach, quality and innovative care delivery models.



Applications: Valley Community Healthcare offers competitive salary and benefits packages. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectation to our Human Resources Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for consideration. 



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We are seeking a full time state certified Registered Dietitian to join our wonderful team at VCH.


 


General Responsibilities:


Successful candidates will have a proven track record of conducting nutrition assessments, identifying patients at risk and creating diet plans. The Registered Dietitian must review the latest nutritional research, integrating new findings into diet plans and nutritional services. The ideal applicant has experience providing nutrition education to patients in underserved clinic settings and mitigating risk factors in diverse communities. Collaborate with physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses in order to tailor dietary services and improve patient outcomes. The Registered Dietitian should be a great communicator, critical thinker and leader.



Specific Duties:


1. Provides nutrition education in group and individual setting for patients/clients in accordance with Valley Community Healthcare Patient Centered Medical Home protocols


2. Attends team huddles daily.


3. Maintains appropriate electronic client records and develop nutrition plans and implement interventions based on knowledge of patient’s health.


3. Implements personalized age-specific and culturally appropriate nutrition strategies.


4. Communicates patient/client recommendations to physicians, nurse practitioners, and other care team members.


5. Develops and/or coordinates client education materials


6. Attends case conferences/trainings/meetings as appropriate


7. Creates and implements a comprehensive nutritional program to benefit the Valley Community Clinic medical patients. 


8. Works cohesively with medical providers to assure a coordinated program.


9. Provides nutrition information/outreach presentations in the community


10. Performs appropriate documentation to maintain the standards set by VCH and dietitian practice


11. Participates in health center and department quality improvement activities.


12. Responsible for reporting known and suspected patient abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual) per VCH policy and procedures.


13. Remains flexible and responsive when changes occur in patient activity and workload.


14. Utilizes material, equipment, and time in a safe, beneficial and cost effective manner.


15. Communicates information effectively both verbally and in writing.


16. Organizes workload to complete responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.


17. Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Licensed by State of California as a Registered Dietitian.

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Dietetics.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

  • At least two years of related experience preferred.

  • Experience with electronic health records, data entry, and data analysis preferred.

  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.



OUR MISSION: To make an impact on the health and wellbeing of the whole community by providing high quality primary medical care and comprehensive healthcare services to those in need, regardless of their ability to pay.


 

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Valley Community Healthcare

Valley Community Healthcare, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides a wide array of clinical and patient-centered programs through a neighborhood network of healthcare centers in the San Fernando Valley. Established in 1970, Valley Community Healthcare is committed to the well-being of low-income, medically underserved residents in North Hollywood, North Hills, and surrounding cities. Doctors and healthcare specialists serve an estimated 22,300 men, women, children, teens, and seniors annually. Our goal is to provide easily accessible, comprehensive, and affordable medical care to every family member, and reduce visits to emergency rooms and urgent care facilities. Learn More

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Valley Community Healthcare
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

For nearly 50 years, Valley Community Healthcare has been one of Los Angeles’ leading community-based health centers; providing primary care and promoting community wellness and prevention programs. Located in the San Fernando Valley, Valley Community Healthcare has two sites, 30+ providers. We are an NCQA certified-level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home for over 25,000 unique patients and provided over 100,000 medical visits last year. We are looking to grow and integrate our core programs - primary care, pediatrics, adolescent teen clinic, women’s health, dental, optometry, and behavioral health; through a care team approach, quality and innovative care delivery models.



Applications: Valley Community Healthcare offers competitive salary and benefits packages. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectation to our Human Resources Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for consideration. 



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We are seeking a full time state certified Registered Dietitian to join our wonderful team at VCH.


 


General Responsibilities:


Successful candidates will have a proven track record of conducting nutrition assessments, identifying patients at risk and creating diet plans. The Registered Dietitian must review the latest nutritional research, integrating new findings into diet plans and nutritional services. The ideal applicant has experience providing nutrition education to patients in underserved clinic settings and mitigating risk factors in diverse communities. Collaborate with physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses in order to tailor dietary services and improve patient outcomes. The Registered Dietitian should be a great communicator, critical thinker and leader.



Specific Duties:


1. Provides nutrition education in group and individual setting for patients/clients in accordance with Valley Community Healthcare Patient Centered Medical Home protocols


2. Attends team huddles daily.


3. Maintains appropriate electronic client records and develop nutrition plans and implement interventions based on knowledge of patient’s health.


3. Implements personalized age-specific and culturally appropriate nutrition strategies.


4. Communicates patient/client recommendations to physicians, nurse practitioners, and other care team members.


5. Develops and/or coordinates client education materials


6. Attends case conferences/trainings/meetings as appropriate


7. Creates and implements a comprehensive nutritional program to benefit the Valley Community Clinic medical patients. 


8. Works cohesively with medical providers to assure a coordinated program.


9. Provides nutrition information/outreach presentations in the community


10. Performs appropriate documentation to maintain the standards set by VCH and dietitian practice


11. Participates in health center and department quality improvement activities.


12. Responsible for reporting known and suspected patient abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual) per VCH policy and procedures.


13. Remains flexible and responsive when changes occur in patient activity and workload.


14. Utilizes material, equipment, and time in a safe, beneficial and cost effective manner.


15. Communicates information effectively both verbally and in writing.


16. Organizes workload to complete responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.


17. Other duties as assigned



Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Licensed by State of California as a Registered Dietitian.

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Dietetics.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

  • At least two years of related experience preferred.

  • Experience with electronic health records, data entry, and data analysis preferred.

  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills.



OUR MISSION: To make an impact on the health and wellbeing of the whole community by providing high quality primary medical care and comprehensive healthcare services to those in need, regardless of their ability to pay.


 

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