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Bank Dietician Outpatients

Employer
HCA Healthcare UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Position: Bank Dietician (Outpatients)

Location: The London Bridge Hospital, London

Contract Type: Bank Shifts (Shifts dependent on your availability)

Reporting to: Lead Dietitian

Start Date: ASAP

Other Info: We are ideally looking for candidates who can commit to on average 3 days per week for 8 hour days between the hours of 7.30am/8am. Hours can be flexible from: 7.30-3.30, 8-4, 8.30-4.30, 9-5 etc.; latest shift would be 12-8pm.

Job Description

The London Bridge Hospital is looking for Bank staff to be available on average for x3 days week to cover the outpatients dietetics service.

Duties:
  • To provide an efficient and effective clinical nutrition and dietetic service for outpatients referred for dietetic therapies, including but not limited to, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the low FODMAP diet, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), nutritional support, weight management, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), diabetes, and healthy heart advice.
  • Plan, prioritise and manage own caseloads as an independent practitioner.
  • Obtain relevant clinical information concerning patient's medical and social history from a range of sources including medical and nursing notes, other health professionals, the patient and their carer.
  • Effectively review and monitor nutritional therapies and amend treatment plans based on the outcome of patient assessments and individual nutritional needs.
  • Have the ability to work within patient groups who may be terminally, critically or chronically ill or undergoing prolonged periods of rehabilitation. To support patients during the course of their disease or acute illness considering their emotional and nutritional needs.

Skills Required:
  • BSc Degree in Dietetics or equivalent
  • Current BDA (desirable) and HCPC member (State Registration)
  • Minimum of 12 months clinical practice with involvement in general outpatients and within the field of gastroenterology.
  • To be proficient in teaching the low FODMAP diet in the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Formal training desirable.
  • Able to work as an effective team member of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
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