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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA

Company
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-5485
AJE Ref #
575926557
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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**Overview:**



Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care.



Our mission is The care of the patient is our reason for existence.



**To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.**



The **Registered Dietitian** assesses, monitors, and educates dialysis patients about nutritional needs.



**Responsibilities:**



The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



**Primary Responsibilities:**



+ Assess the individual patient nutrition needs.

+ Educates the patient and family about the importance of diet and fluid control.

+ Reviews laboratory results with the patient and makes recommendations to the patient and physician.

+ Documents thoroughly according to DCI policy.

+ Participates in team care planning, clinic CQI program and Risk Management.

+ Educates staff about the renal diet and laboratory results.

+ Participates in quality improvement activities, patient care conference and other clinic programs.

+ Actively encourages and is an example of open communication between physicians, patients, and staff.



**Qualifications:**



**Education and/or Experience:**



BS or advanced degree in food and nutrition or dietetics and one year related experience in clinical nutrition.



**HIPAA**



DCI employees are expected to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of paper and electronic protected health information DCI creates, receives, transmits, and maintains. This is accomplished by following the policies and procedures in the HIPAA training required for all employees.



**Bloodborne Pathogens**



Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious / contagious diseases, needle sticks and blood and body fluids. Further information about this position s specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.



DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.



DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor



**Job ID** _2016-5485_



**\# Positions** _1_



**Location** _US_ _-_ _PA_ _-_ _Pittsburgh_



**Posted Date** _8/18/2016_



**Category** _Registered Dietician_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor