Job: Hospice Dietician

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VNA of Southern California - Claremont

Claremont, CA


Day Shift


Job Details:
  • 1 year of experience required
  • VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, a not-for-profit leader in home care, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals to join one of the following teams:
    * Home Health Care
    * Palliative Care
    * Hospice Care
    * Private Duty Care

    Join our team and provide compassionate care to patients in your community! We are a leader in Home Health & Hospice services that offers the best programs available in San Bernardino, Riverside and Eastern Los Angeles counties. Come on board with us as a Hospice Dietician!!!

    With offices throughout Southern California, you can become part of the team who continues to be a leader in providing professional and comprehensive care to critically, chronically or terminally ill patients in our community.

    Our clinicians enjoy flexible schedules including limited weekends/after-hours/on-call which promotes a healthy work-life balance.

    We offer competitive salaries, mileage reimbursement and a comprehensive orientation/on-the-job training program.

    The Hospice Dietician position will cover our service area including Upland, San Bernardino, Hemet and Apple Valley territories. This is a Fee-for-Visit position during our day shift.

    Requirements of the Hospice Dietician:
    * Minimum of one year experience in clinical dietetics.
    * BS in nutrition or dietetics.
    * Meets qualification standard and is registered by the American Dietetic Association.

    Hospice Dietician Duties Include:
    * Assists in evaluation of hospice patients' nutritional status and dietary needs.
    * In conjunction with the IDG, participates in the development of the Plan of Care and revises Plan of Care as necessary for the hospice patients.
    * Provides patient education regarding specific dietary instructions as ordered by the physician.
    * Observes, records and reports to the physician the patient's reaction to dietary treatment.
    * Conferences with Case Manager and other disciplines as needed during course of treatment.
    * Provides instructions and counseling for agency staff regarding nutritional needs of patients.
    * Conducts inservice education for agency staff and HHA classes.
    * Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
    * Communicates with Hospice Director, Hospice Manager, Case Manager, Medical Director and other IDT members regarding patient dietary needs and changes.

    For assistance in applying for a position with VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, please contact the Human Resources Dept. at or (909) 447-7282.

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