Employment Opportunities

ANCHORAGE BARIATRICS - REGISTERED DIETITIAN, PART- OR FULL-TIME

 

Anchorage Bariatrics

3909 Arctic Blvd.

Suite 101

Anchorage, AK 99503

907-644-8446

www.anchoragebariatrics.com

 

Contact: Emma Scott

emma.scott@anchoragebariatrics.com

 

 

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

  • New patient (surgical or weight management) assessment and evaluation.
  • Patient follow-up for adherence to diet/exercise recommendations and to establish new goals.
  • Pre- and post-bariatric surgery education.
  • Moderate bi-weekly support groups.
  • Review labs when necessary, make recommendations regarding supplementation, and either calls patient directly or assigns that duty to one of the MA's.
  • Answer patient telephone communication requests when necessary.
  • Answer patient emails when necessary.
  • Answer staff questions regarding pre and post bariatric surgery diet or labs/recommendations when necessary.
  • Update, improve, create patient education material as necessary.
  • Inventory the bariatric vitamins we carry in the office weekly and re-order when necessary.

Experience/Certification Requirements

  • Experience with bariatric patients preferred.
  • Licensed Registered Dietitian in the state of Alaska in good standing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary/Benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits available to include paid time off and health insurance, if full-time employee only.

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN CLINICAL DIABETES EDUCATOR (NON-CERTIFIED)

 

 

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Location: Bethel, Alaska

Full-time position

 

https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=YKHC&cws=1&rid=11177

 

 

Job Description

 

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. 

 

Position Summary
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.

Position Qualifications

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree through an accredited university using course work approved by an accreditation council through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Master's degree preferred.
  • New graduates (with relevant license - see below) accepted. Two (2) years experience in a clinical health setting preferred. Demonstrated experience collaborating with a variety of disciplines for project completion. Background in Diabetes Education preferred.
  • Valid Alaska RDN license required. Must be eligible to obtain valid CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) certification within 2 years of hire date. Preferred Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Work in a typical office, hospital, and village clinic setting. Comprehensive knowledge of PC computers. Ability to operate technology such as digital projector and digital camera. Ability to operate diabetes care medical equipment such as glucometer, ht./weight scale, etc. Requires travel to villages via small plane/sub-arctic conditions, moderate lifting of equipment, occasional long working hours.
  • Strong knowledge base in the field of diabetes, cardivascular disease, and public health. Cross cultural communication skills essential. Bi-lingual (Yup’ik/English) preferred.

Benefits Include

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

 

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.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health
www.ykhc.org

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: ykhc_recruitment@ykhc.org

 

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