ANCHORAGE BARIATRICS - REGISTERED DIETITIAN, PART- OR FULL-TIME
3909 Arctic Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503
Contact: Emma Scott
Registered Dietitian Job Description
Seeking registered dietitian to advise and counsel patients on food and nutrition. Explain nutrition issues to patients, assess the dietary and health needs of patients, develop meal plans, gauge the effects of these meal plans, promote nutrition, and keep abreast of the latest research in nutritional and food sciences.
Full- or part-time position available.
General Job Duties
REGISTERED DIETITIAN CLINICAL DIABETES EDUCATOR (NON-CERTIFIED)
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Location: Bethel, Alaska
With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.
Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.
This is a grant funded position. Registered Dietitian Clinical Diabetes Educator (non-certified) is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive diabetes education and care for patients with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and patients at high risk of developing diabetes in a clinic setting. Education is provided via telephonic communication, video teleconferencing, and in-person education sessions. This at times does require village travel. Educator will be responsible for ordering labs for patients according to hospital policies. Educator will be responsible for documenting education in electronic health record. This position will assist in the planning, coordinating and providing of diabetes-related health promotion activities in the YK Delta Region. Patients and activities are accessed via multiple village trips per month. Educator will work closely with village clinic and hospital staff to promote diabetes standards of care and inform of new advances in diabetes care. Educator works closely with the Diabetes Coordinator with maintenance of the Diabetes Registry and grant requirements. Educator works closely with the Diabetes Case Manager to ensure comprehensive care of clients. Educator participants in all program outreach activities such as monthly Diabetes Support Groups and radio shows, media campaigns, and special events. Educator participates in department planning and goal setting to achieve excellence in patient care and partnership with our tribal leaders. Educator believes in and promotes Napartet and all corporate endeavors.
YKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.
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