Duke Health Integrated Practice is an exceptional, multi-specialty physician practice encompassing 140 clinics across North Carolina. We attract and retain premier medical professionals with competitive compensation, benefits, and a nurturing work atmosphere that unites passion and purpose.
We are seeking a Clinical Dietitian in our Duke Perinatal of Durham located in Durham, NC.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meets with patients individually or in a group setting and collects patient assessment data, using the American Education of Diabetic Educators (AADE) framework in a collaborative and ongoing manner.
Develops educational goals, learning objectives, and a plan for educational content and teaching methods with the patients in collaboration with the physician.
Effectively provides educational interventions utilizing appropriate methods such as interactive, collaborative, and skill-based training methods.
Collaboratively develops an individualized follow-up plan with each patient.
Provides wellness education and encourages patients be proactive about their health
Instructs patients about diet as well as the role of diet and exercise in the management of the diabetes.
Teaches patients correct portion sizes, healthy food choices, and which exercises are appropriate.
Teaches patients proper method of calculating insulin doses, giving insulin injections, and storing insulin
Teaches patients the proper use of the glucometer to check blood glucose levels.
JOB ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Baccalaureate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.
Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.
One year in an acute care environment preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions.
Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the expectation that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire.
Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; provision for license-eligible dietitians as above.
The schedule for this position is day shifts, Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays.
Some roles within our organization may encompass essential job functions requiring distinct physical and/or mental capabilities. Further details and accommodation requests will be addressed by individual hiring departments.
Duke Health Integrated Practice is dedicated to Equal Opportunity Employment, fostering a diverse workforce without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
We aspire to build a community grounded in collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our shared achievements rely on a dynamic exchange of ideas, flourishing best when a multitude of perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences thrive. Upholding these values is a collective responsibility within our community.
This job description aims to outline representative responsibilities for this title, not an exhaustive account of specific duties. Employees may be assigned job-related tasks beyond those explicitly outlined here.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.