The Oncology Dietitian will work with the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency: Adults (age 18 years- 64 years) and Geriatrics’ (age 65 + years) This position is responsible for working with patients and their families, to help maintain optimal nutritional status throughout the course of their oncology diagnosis, treatments, remission, and/or recurrence.
EDUCATION: Bachelors’ or advanced degree from accredited university with emphasis in food and nutrition. Oncology dietitian certification preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Completed an internship in program that is approved by American Dietetics Association. 2-3 years of clinical experience that includes working with the oncology population required.
SKILLS: Workable knowledge of computer basics, as well as nutritional resources and general dietary and office equipment. Skilled in educating mostly adults, but some experience in working with all ages would be helpful.
Hospital Main Number: 931-528-2541