DIETITIAN PACE at Centra Health, Inc.

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Lynchburg, Virginia





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Partnering with you to live your best life. At Centra, we want to listen carefully and get to know you well. We want to understand your hopes, goals and dreams. We want to do our part so you can be your very best - as you define it. This remains true whether you are a patient, a Centra Caregiver, or a member of the communities we serve. As a candidate considering employment with our organization, we want you to understand that it is our mission to help partner with you throughout each stage of your career.
COVID Vaccination Requirement


Consistent with long-standing practices requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against serious infectious diseases for the safety of patients and staff, Centra will require COVID-10 vaccinations for all new and current employees and those who work in Centra facilities as a condition of their employment. If hired to work at Centra, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Medical and religions exemptions may be requested.
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Job Description:

The PACE Dietitian is responsible for providing nutrition care and education to PACE participants. He/she evaluates participants' nutritional status develops and implements nutritional care plans assesses nutrient requirements recommends nutritional prescriptions evaluates participant tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional care and communicates nutritional data and information to the physician and other health professionals. He/She must function well in a team environment and possess good organizational communication and supervisory skills.

Qualifications/Education/Licensure:

Baccalaureate or advanced degree with major studies in food and nutrition or dietetics from an institution accredited by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). Must have at least one year's experience working with the frail and/or elderly. Must be able to teach, think analytically and relate to geriatric patients. Preferred 2-5 years of working with geriatric patients.

Must have active registration through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association or be eligible to sit for exam for Registered Dietitian and must obtain certification within 1 year of hire.


Valid Virginia driver's license.


Our care givers at Centra are the most valuable asset we have and it is our mission and commitment to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment.

When recruiting and retaining talent at Centra, our hiring needs are based on matching a candidates job qualifications with our job requirements and department needs without regard to race, color, age, religion or belief, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

Be yourself. Be a partner with Centra.


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