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South Shore Health System South Weymouth, MA Nutritionist - Oncology Other (Full-time) Job ID JL1144 posted on 02/05/21

Position Description

At South Shore Health System, we improve the health of our family, friends and neighbors by bringing people, caregivers and excellence in medicine together As One. As Southeastern Massachusetts’ most comprehensive health care system, we provide a rewarding and supportive environment for our highly respected colleagues. Discover the true spirit of collaboration. EOE

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree with ADA-approved emphasis in science/education
• Registered Dietician
• Maintenance of required CEUs of 75 credits per 5-year period
• Approved Dietetic Internship or equivalent
• 3 years’ experience in areas of clinical, educational and oncological dietetics preferred

Desired Qualifications

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital is seeking a Nutritionist to provide medical nutrition therapy and counseling services for oncology patients and their families. Responsibilities include:

• Conducting individual or group sessions to educate and facilitate maximum nutritional compliance
• Interviewing patients and their families and reviewing information from medical records
• Developing a nutrition care plan
• Documenting and communication nutrition care plan
• Assisting in the development of educational materials and resources
• Serving as a nutrition consultant
• Participating as a team member in conferences/rounds
• Interpreting pertinent current research related to nutritional care
• Participating in select quality management programs


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