Dietitian - Food and Nutrition
Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 18-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. Wilcox is part of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, one of the state’s leading health care systems and a not-for-profit health care organization with medical centers, clinics, physicians and other caregivers working together to create a healthier Hawai‘i.
Our Food and Nutrition Services provide quality nutritious meals to patients, visitors and staff while educating on the importance of healthy eating habits. We also work with medical staff to ensure accurate diet modifications for patients as needed. The department is responsible for performing a variety of general preparation and food service activities, including tray assembly and delivery, working in the cafeteria, cashiering, ware washing, assisting with pantry functions, nourishment activities and catering.
If you are an enthusiastic and caring individual with great communication skills and nutritional knowledge, you could share valuable nutritional and dietary information with Wilcox patients and staff. As a Dietitian, you will provide complete nutritional screenings/assessments, develop care plans, and provide counseling and education to assure individual patient needs are met. We are looking for someone with outstanding educational and patient service skills who shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai’i’s people.
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours
Work Type: Part Time Regular
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Science with an accredited internship or Coordinated Undergraduate Program (CUP). Active registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Association. One year of clinical expertise and sound judgement in the application of medical nutritional therapies and cultural sensitivity in the areas of food and food service administration.