Banner Health Registered Dietitian in Mesa, Arizona

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Banner Staffing Service (BSS) is seeking experienced Registered Dietitians to work at Banner Health's two Hospitals in TUCSON, AZ. Hospital locations are at BUMC-Tucson (1501 N. Campbell Avenue) and/or BUMC-South (2800 E. Ajo Way).

This position is based through Banner Staffing Services, a Division of Banner Health. BSS is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. This is a Registry Position which means it offers no guaranteed hours and no benefits.

Registry employment includes:

  • Competitive wages

  • Paid orientation

  • Flexible Schedules

  • Fewer Shifts Cancelled

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • ECHO (Employee wellness program)

  • Employee Perks• Discount Entertainment tickets• Restaurant discounts• Shopping discounts• Auto Purchase Plan

Banner Staffing Services requires:

  • A minimum of 1 + years of hospital/ acute care experience in the desired work setting

  • Recent / current experience and/or education in related field required (within the past year)

  • Must possess knowledge of nutrition and dietetics demonstrated through the completion of a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics.

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian or RD Eligible (academic and professional requirements as defined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association

  • 4 shifts or more per month commitment

  • Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment (including drug screen)

  • Completion of employment, criminal and education background check

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About Banner Staffing Service AZ

Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position manages a complex caseload of patients by providing comprehensive nutritional assessments and developing appropriate nutrition care plans and monitoring outcomes of plans. Provides patient and family nutrition counseling and education. Develops Nutrition Standards of Practice and Education material in collaboration with peers. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Health Care team providing input into patient care policies, programs, quality improvement activities and provides in-service education in areas of expertise.

Essential Functions

  • Provides comprehensive nutrition assessment of patients' nutritional needs. Obtains timely and appropriate data and analyzes/interprets data based on evidence-based standards and nutrition practice guidelines.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of the care plan and communicates effectively to the other members of the healthcare team to provide optimal nutrition outcomes. Provides pertinent information in the medical records, patient plans of care and/or clinical pathways while meeting requirements of regulatory agencies (i.e. Joint Commission, CMS, State and Local Agencies).

  • Provides nutrition education to patients, families, staff and other health care team professionals through the development of effective teaching materials and in-service programs; Evaluates patient and/or family response to education.

  • Provides leadership in area of coverage, monitors proper patient care procedures and acts as liaison with nursing areas. May participate in process improvement teams. Serves as mentor to new staff.

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement activities in clinical areas to ensure optimal nutrition care outcomes are achieved. May participate in outcome studies as needed. In some roles, this position may manage assigned staff: recruits, selects, trains, evaluates, manages performance.

Minimum Qualifications

Must possess knowledge of nutrition and dietetics demonstrated through the completion of a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and/or Dietetics. Must be a Registered Dietitian or RD Eligible (academic and professional requirements as defined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association; RD credentials within 6 months of hire). Must hold current registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association and be able to maintain ongoing registration while providing verification of registration annually. Maintains current licensure as required by State law.

Must be able to communicate effectively and function independently. Must be effective at prioritizing assigned patient case load.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 203414

Facility Banner Staffing Services - Arizona

Shift Other

Department Banner - University Medical Center Tucson - Admin-Clinic-NC

Position Type BR: Banner Registry

Street Address 525 W. Brown Road

City & State US-AZ-Mesa

Posting Category Culinary Services / Nutrition