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Registered Dietitian Diabetes Educator

Lakewood, Ohio
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Provides individualized medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and diabetes self-management education (DSME) to patients. Works collaboratively with other health disciplines and departments to optimize nutrition and diabetes care and patient experience.

  • 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 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.
Work Experience:
  • Minimum one year experience as a Registered Dietitian in clinical nutrition.
  • Successful completion of a Dietetic Internship Program may substitute for experience requirement.
Physical Requirements:
  • 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.
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  • Job Reference: 718893204-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Lakewood, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent