The primary purpose of the Registered Dietitian position is to plan, develop, implement, and coordinate all phases of nutritional care for patients in the Cancer Center. Primary responsibilities include Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition Care Plan Development & Follow Up, Nutrition Education and Nutrition Counseling for Oncology patients. Provides nutrition and hydration requirements and recommendations throughout the continuum of cancer care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and palliative care. Provides treatment-related symptom management, nutrition support, and quality-of-life concerns through medical nutrition therapy education, and lifestyle recommendations for survivorship, health promotion and disease prevention.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition or a related field plus registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Master’s degree preferred. Two (2) years of work experience required as a Registered Dietitian in acute care settings, with experience in working with oncology population strongly preferred. Membership with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic Registered Dietitian with the motivation to develop and implement new initiatives. Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Must work well independently to prioritize patient care and work well as part of the Oncology team. Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition (CSO) preferred.
Credentials required: BSN, Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.