Job: Clinical Oncology Dietitian - Nutrition - Full Time

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Clinical Oncology Dietitian - Nutrition - Full Time

Location:Western Regional Medical Center
Region:Phoenix, AZ
Department:310002 Hospital Nutrition-Tech
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Position ID:33970
Job Function:Nursing/Patient Care


Clinical Oncology Dietitian - Nutrition - Full Time


Registered Dietitians (RD) are a valuable component of Cancer Treatment Centers of America's (CTCA) integrative clinical care team. Dietitians at CTCA offer an individualized nutrition approach to support patients during and after their cancer therapies. Patients are scheduled to see their RD with every treatment visit to ensure a proactive nutrition approach.

RD's are responsible for assessing patients' nutritional status and intervening with appropriate medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and/or education to improve, maintain, or optimize nutritional status. Nutrition therapy may involve intravenous (parenteral nutrition) or tube feeding (enteral nutrition). Dietitians provide nutrition therapy to support conventional cancer treatments to help optimize immune function, improve strength, increase energy, preserve lean body cell mass, rebuild body tissue, decrease risk of infection, and more. This position requires a high level of patient centricity, team work, flexibility, and compassion.


  • Minimum of BS in nutritional sciences or related field.
  • Advanced degree or training in the field of nutrition preferred
  • Maintenance of Dietetic Registration; Continuing Education Units (CEU) credentials and continually update knowledge base pertinent to job performance
  • Minimum 1 year clinical nutrition experience preferred
  • Basic working knowledge of computer usage in the workplace and strong verbal/ writing skills
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record or willingness to learn
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word Process

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