Registered Dietitian

Registered Dietitian

Department: Clinical Services
Schedule: Full-Time 

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Rusk County Memorial Hospital is a Critical Care Access Hospital located in Ladysmith, WI along the beautiful Flambeau River. We provide residents and visitors of Rusk County and surrounding communities with outstanding healthcare and a friendly, close-to-home atmosphere. 

Job Summary: 

We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time Registered Dietitian (RD)The RD is responsible for providing Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) using the Nutrition Care Process, including nutritional screening and assessments of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, pregnant/lactating, and geriatric patients with a variety of medical conditions as a member of the interdisciplinary care team. This position initiates and completes MNT for both Inpatient and Outpatient services, provides MNT for patients receiving enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition, implements nutrition care plans to meet patient’s nutritional needs and counsels and educates patients, family members, employees, medical staff and community members on nutrition and wellness topics. Develops, conducts and evaluates educational classes and materials.  Participates in developing wellness topics and updating  procedures, protocols and departmental policies. The RD will be responsible for facilitating compliance with state and other regulatory agencies related to nutrition care, participating in the development, implementation and monitoring of quality initiatives and providing consultative services to long-term care facility and Clinic at Riverside.

This position will also be responsible for planning and delivering nutritional care to patients according to the physicians’ diagnoses, performing as a member of the multidisciplinary care team, screening newly admitted patients to identify those at nutritional risk, supervising Nutritional Services Technicians and other support staff, and exercising independent judgment under the general supervision of the Nutritional Services Director.

Requirements:

  • Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics or related field
  • Completed an accredited intern program
  • Valid certification in the State of Wisconsin as a Dietitian (CD), or temporary certification if RD eligible for the first 90 days of employment.
  • Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD), or RD Eligible with earned RD credential within 90 days of employment.Temporarily certified and/or RD eligible staff will have all work supervised and/or co-signed by a RD-CD.
  • The RD is responsible for completing, documenting and submitting all required continuing education credits for maintenance of credentialing.

Apply for This Position

You may email your resume to hr@ruskhospital.org, complete an online application, or request a paper application in our Human Resources Department, or send your resume and references to:

Human Resources
Rusk County Memorial Hospital
900 College Ave W
Ladysmith, WI 54848
P: (715) 532-5561 ext. 1311
F: (715) 532-3025