Dietitian Chief Job Description Sample
One (1) Full-time position (Inpatient & Outpatient)
Provide therapeutic nutrition intervention for children with chronic diseases on an inpatient and outpatient basis, including children with cerebral palsy and diabetes.
Provide nutrition management of inpatient and outpatient chronic disease pediatric population.
Review chart/gather data; obtain/plot/assess anthropometric data; assess lab data; obtain diet history/feeding ability/growth history/diagnosis; assess drug/nutrient interactions; chart assessment and recommendations.
Obtain nutrition history; instruct as appropriate; obtain feedback to teaching/questions; provide literature/education materials; plan future follow-up/provide information; calculate and chart on above.
Assess growth/weight changes; determine intake/history/labs, identify obstacles/ability to feed; reassess diet order appropriateness.
Prepare for weekly team meetings (i.e. gather weights, identify problems with feeding or growth); attend staffings; contribute to goals/plans/education for discharge; daily interactions with others; meetings with speech/pharmacy and other services.
Creating education materials; orientate residents/medical students/nurses; core curriculum lectures; foster parent training; chief of service rounds.
Provide education on carbohydrate counting meal planning for the inpatient and outpatient diabetes population.
Participate in daytime and evening outpatient clinics for the Chicago Children's Diabetes Center.
Provide nutrition education to patients new to the insulin pump.
Participate in community events supporting diabetes
Request and interpret labs; follow hydration/electrolyte status; complete TPN forms; consult with attending from Nutrition Support Team and La Rabida attendings; write orders and follow new or home TPN therapy.
Participate in outpatient chronic disease clinics
Monitor/obtain information form chart for QA markers; calculate and record data.
Ensure diet orders are correct; set diet restrictions and follow-up to monitor accuracy; assist with menu selections of complex/restricted diets; assist with diabetic menus/plan snacks; calculate special infant formulas/supplementation; troubleshoot for feeding problems/food preferences.
BS in Nutrition or BS in Biology or Health Studies with enrollment in Dietetics Program required.
Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD) preferred.
2 years experience preferred
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Registered Dietitian OR Registered Dietitian (RD) eligible; Licensed in State of Illinois within 6 months of hire required.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)/CDE eligible preferred, Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian credential (CNSD) preferred.
Provide nutrition screening, assessment and follow-up care for all inpatients
Provide patient and family education for specific modified diets.
Coordinate with the diet clerks to achieve maximum coverage of patients’ nutritional needs.
Resolves staff and patient food concerns and acts as an interdepartmental liaison.
Participate in QAPI activities according to department plan.
Participates on Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee as a department representative.
Consults with physician and other healthcare professionals to determine nutritional needs. Oversee therapeutic menu preparation and ensure conformity to nutritional guidelines Education:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited school with a major in nutrition required.
Completion of an AND (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) approved Dietetic Internship.
A healthcare professional who is also a certified diabetes educator, or who is eligible to become a certified diabetes educator.
Minimum of 6 months experience (preferably more) working as a clinical dietitian in an acute care setting.
Advanced degrees and bilingual in Spanish are preferred.
Proficient in written and verbal communications, possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other professionals.
In-depth knowledge about current nutrition-related disease management.
Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
Registered Dietitian - RD - El Centro
Provide your personal attention and kindness, professional insight, and a generosity of spirit. Offer expertise and encouragement. Enhance each patient's future—as well as your own.
Connect with your goals and change lives
with Fresenius Medical Care North America.
Here, we make connections that empower patients, their families, and our team members. As the global leader in dialysis healthcare, we form bonds that enable the best possible outcomes and professional satisfaction. While our extensive organization continues to grow, so do opportunities for our professionals to learn, grow, and advance.
Why Join the Fresenius Team?
Passion. Dedication. Knowledge. Motivation. Experience. These are the impressive qualities you'll find in the Fresenius Leadership Team. Our strength in the North American market and extensive global network provide our employees with the best of both worlds—the friendliness of a local organization and the stability of a worldwide organization—for diverse experiences and challenging career opportunities. When you join the Fresenius Medical Care team, you'll be welcomed into a company that is built on the philosophy that our employees are our most important asset. Our career advantages include the following:
Fresenius Medical Care is the nation's largest provider of renal care, meeting the needs of more than 135,000 patients at 1,800 clinics throughout the country.
Our well-established, trusted organization fosters a spirit of camaraderie, emphasizing friendly collaboration, professional support, and career development.
Superior training, UltraCare® quality control, and certification procedures ensure your potential to succeed and advance as a professional.
Competitive compensation and exceptional benefits.
Outstanding tuition reimbursement program.
Recognized among Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2011.
National Safety Award from CNA insurance companies for 11 consecutive years.
Opportunities to give back by participating in philanthropy and community outreach programs.
Registered Dietitian-Renal CareEmbrace this opportunity to help patients live better lives and accomplish important professional objectives. As part of an interdisciplinary team within our Medical Services division, the professional we select will provide patients with counseling and nutritional assessments, and calculate prescription diets. This individual will assess patient knowledge of diet and kidney disease, and offer patient-specific, detailed information about nutritional status, adequacy measures and results, fluid status, and nutrition-related lab parameters.PURPOSE AND SCOPE:Supports FMCNA's mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy requirements.Provides nutritional services for the facility's in-center and home patients as applicable in order to maximize the patient's nutritional status and improve clinical outcomes. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team, supporting the FMCNA commitment to the Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) and Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAI) activities. Actively participates in process improvement activities that enhance the likelihood that patients will achieve their individualized patient-specific goals as determined by the patient's physician.DUTIES / ACTIVITIES:CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Responsible for driving the FMS culture through values and customer service standards.
Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers.
Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.
Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Assesses patient's knowledge of diet and kidney disease and provides education appropriate to patient's learning needs regarding the relationship of diet and kidney disease and the impact on the treatment process.
Provides patient specific detailed education to patient/family/caregiver regarding nutritional status, adequacy measures and results, fluid status, and all nutrition related lab parameters pertaining to their disease process.
Completes nutritional assessment and participates in the interdisciplinary comprehensive assessments.
Participates with the interdisciplinary team in the development of a written, individualized comprehensive plan of care that specifies the services necessary to address the patient's needs, in accordance with established Federal and, where applicable, state licensure guidelines.
Calculates diet prescription according to standard of practice.
Completes progress notes on all chronic dialysis patients according to established FMCNA guidelines. Maintains complete and accurate documentation of all appropriate information in medical record according to established FMCNA policies and Federal and state regulations.
Provides patient with ongoing nutrition assessment and outcome-oriented nutrition counseling necessary to assist patient in achieving and sustaining an effective nutritional status.
Identifies malnourished patients as well as patients at risk for malnutrition and works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team to identify appropriate interventions, resources or solutions. Reviews each patient's albumin level and body weight at least monthly. Implements plan of care with involvement of patient/family/caregiver.
Monitors adherence and response to nutrition therapy, adjusts therapy as needed to achieve and sustain an effective nutritional status, documents why the patient was unable to achieve the goals and implements the plan of care to address issues impacting the patient's ability to achieve the goals.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team on Urea Kinetic Modeling recommendations to achieve the physician's prescription of Kt/V.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team on management and recommendations for mineral metabolism and renal bone disease, anemia and iron status, nutritional status, psychosocial status, vascular access, modality, rehabilitation status and sodium/volume control.
Adheres to FMCNA algorithm and medical record policies.
Reports on nutrition QAI results and participates in the interdisciplinary QAI program.
Collaborates and coordinates with team members in provision of Pre-ESRD education as appropriate.
When appropriate, works with Case Manager to coordinate plan of care for patient education and identifies candidates to refer to physician for nutritional supplements, as per disease management agreements.
Reviews nutrition related lab results:
Counsels patient and/or caregiver and formulates appropriate action.- Recommends treatment changes to the interdisciplinary team as appropriate.- Communicates with physician and/or facility staff regarding lab results as appropriate.- Communicates lab results and recommended treatment changes to providers of patient care in nursing facilities (i.e. hospitals, short term and long term care facilities).
Participates in pertinent staff meetings (i.e. general staff, quality improvement), Care plan meetings, and others as applicable.
Consults with FMS Corporate Dietitian regarding nutrition concerns as needed.
Maintains and improves knowledge and skills for a competent and innovative practice.
Maintains dietetic registration and continuing education hours as specified by American Dietetic Association and state licensure regulations where applicable.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team, ensuring that all work areas are safe and clean.
Other nutrition management duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The position requires travel between assigned facilities and various locations within the community. Travel to regional, Business Unit and Corporate meetings may be required.
The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.
Registered Dietitian as per Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition encouraged.
Current state licensure if applicable.
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Minimum of 1 year professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian.
Previous renal experience preferred.
Demonstrated leadership competencies and skills for the position, including ability to teach, strong organizational skills, excellent communication, customer service, relationship development, results orientation, team building and decision making.
Able to perform responsibilities with minimum supervision.
Basic computer skills required.
EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
"Visits and assesses patients in the Medical Center according to appropriate nutritional care standards and prioritization. Identifies and documents plan of care/follow-up required.
Consults with physicians and other health care personnel as needed. Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients and integrates patient's menus with basic institutional menus. Instructs patients and their significant others in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and preparation.
Documents results of nutritional intervention in the medical record. May teach nutrition to various groups and/or serve as a preceptor for dietetic students. Works closely with allied health professionals to integrate the patient's nutritional care into the total treatment program.
Utilizes computer to accomplish work tasks in an efficient manner. Participates in development/implementation and analysis of department QA/CQI program.
RequirementsLicensed or provisionally licensed as a Dietitian by the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision, and Registered or registration eligible as a Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association.
A minimum of a baccalaureate degree with a major in foods and nutrition or dietetics or related major and successful completion of a dietetic internship accredited by the American Dietetic Association.
Must possess a strong working knowledge of all aspects of clinical nutrition and good nutritional counseling skills; must have strong human relations and communication skills. Must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over life span and possess ability to assess data reflective of patient's status in addition to being able to interpret patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. This statement applies to all Essential Job Functions as appropriate.
Menu Coordinator/Registered Dietitian
Elior North America enhances peoples' lives through culinary innovation and a commitment to providing exemplary service. Our family of companies, with more than 15,000 employees, provides food services and catering to over 1,300 client accounts in five industry segments across the continental United States. Elior North America is among the top contract culinary management companies in the nation.
We focus on three ingredients for success to differentiate Elior from our competitors and position our company as a disruptor in the markets we serve. To support our ingredients for success and drive our mission and values, we need talented team members throughout our family of companies. We are looking for individuals whose skills and experience align with our talent criteria to be a part of something great. Elior North America team members are working to tell our story to the industry and give organizations looking for a culinary management program, "A taste for something different." Do you have what it takes to be a part of the company that is, "Small enough to care…and…Big enough to make a difference"?
Summary This role is responsible for creating menus on a monthly basis, and to meet the nutrient and Dietary Guidelines based on the USDA and State regulations. The RD maintains nutrient values for raw materials, finished purchased goods, and produced meals. The RD also creates and approves all Product Specification Sheets. The RD handles all projects relating to nutrient values, nutrient databases, and nutrient specs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following; other duties may be assigned.
Create monthly menus meeting National School Lunch and Breakfast Program requirements.
Report menu costs on a monthly basis to ensure menus meet cost target parameters.
Creates monthly menus for senior accounts. Completes monthly and quarterly audits for state nutrition requirements.
Communicate effectively with customers (internal and external).
Creates and approves every Product Specification Sheet and creates school lunch and early childhood CD's for delivery to all school districts.
Updates and maintains nutrients, costs, and product information in our computer systems.
Manages special nutrition-related projects and requests (ie. bids, product nutrient comparisons, assisting to create products with special nutrient requirements, reformulations, etc.).
Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures to increase efficiency and accuracy.
- Problem Solving
- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
- Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
- Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strong computer skills, which include Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe X Pro and ability to work with database programs.
Strong analytical skills.
Good math aptitude (ability to calculate figures and amounts such as nutrition conversions, fractions, weights, volume, percentages, etc.).
Well organized and detail-oriented.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Education and/or Experience
Required Bachelors degree (Dietetics, Food Science Human Nutrition etc), Registered Dietitian, and Illinois Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
INTERESTED EMPLOYEES SHOULD COMPLETE AN "INTERNAL POSTING APPLICATION FORM" (copies may be obtained from manager). FORMS SHOULD INCLUDE A COPY OF A CURRENT RESUME OUTLINING COMPLETE WORK HISTORY.
COMPLETED FORMS SHOULD BE RETURNED TO YOUR MANAGER.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer
Subsidiary: McLaren Bay Region -
Provides medically necessary diabetes nutritional outpatient self-management training to patients as ordered by the physician. Represents the program to physicians, local and national organizations, and community groups. Identifies and utilizes available and appropriate community services to enhance the program. Ensures complete documentation entries are made in outpatient charts and communication of education forms and notes to the referral physicians. Participates in data collection and analysis to meet the program evaluation system objectives.
Bachelor's degree in nutrition or dietetics
Certified Diabetes Educator or certified within one (1) year of hire/transfer
Registered dietitian with a minimum of 1-year clinical nutrition experience preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Dietitian (Nutrition Services)
Job Summary: The Inpatient Dietitian assesses nutritional status, develops and implements nutrition care plans, evaluates and reports results, and provides suitable patient education.
The dietitian functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team to meet clients' needs. Maintains patient/client confidentiality. The dietitian must be familiar with the organization and functions of all units in the department as well as the regulations, policies, and procedures of the system to provide maximum coordination of nutrition service with patient/client service.
Registered Dietitian or registry eligible dietitian.
Bachelor degree as clinical dietitian, graduated from an approved program with 0 to 2 years' experience. Highly motivated and possess strong organization skills. Must be licensed by the State of Pennsylvania.
Bachelors degree is required
Please note: There are Registered Dietitian PRN positions available at Taylor and Springfield Hospitals.
Registered Dietitian- The dietitian provides nutritional assessment, planning, implementation, education and evaluation for the patient population across the health system. The Registered Dietitian services as a member of the health care team.
1.Graduated from a four year Accredited College and completion of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics approved Dietetic Internship
2.Must have a current RD License from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Clinical acute care hospital experience is preferred.
Under the leadership of the Director of Counseling and Human Development and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Nutrition Programs, this position provides individual nutritional counseling services to students, and serves as a liaison between Health Services and Dartmouth Dining Services. This position also provides outreach and education to students about nutritional best practices while coordinating care via consultation to health care professionals within Health Services and in the community with the aim of delivering quality care and services.
This is a part-time position (16 hrs/week) and is not benefits-eligible.
Clinical Dietitian 1 - Inpatient - Full Time
Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?
Join Rush University Medical Center!
We are seeking a dynamic Clinical Dietitian to join our Food and Nutrition Services department at Rush University Medical Center!
This is a Full Time position
80 hours every two weeks, benefit-eligible
The Clinical Dietitian functions independently and provides medical nutrition therapy for geriatric, pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. This expertise in medical nutrition therapy is utilized to provide direct patient care, contribute to the health-care team, train nutrition students and participate in research studies. In addition, this clinician interacts daily with patients, physicians, nurses and food and nutrition services staff. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
All Clinical Dietitians are proficient in completing nutrition care evaluations utilizing tools appropriate for the age group, (i.e., growth charts for children), and the nutrient analysis calculated using the appropriate Recommended Dietary Allowances for all age groups.
Utilizes the nutrition care process and provides age-appropriate nutrition care for nutritionally complex, malnourished patients on a timely basis.
Utilizes established nutrition protocols to measure the effectiveness/outcomes of the nutrition care provided
Monitors, evaluates, and modifies nutrition therapy through consecutive nutrition assessments.
Implement changes in nutrition therapy as needed to achieve optimum nutrition status.
Provides enteral feedings per protocol for patients unable to consume oral intake.
Closely monitors patients for life-threatening feeding complications, adjusting feedings to ensure optimal intake to improve nutrition status.
Collects outcome data.
Order metabolic carts per protocol.
Utilize cart results to develop an appropriate nutrition prescription.
Participates as a vital member of the multidisciplinary health care team; collaborates and coordinates nutrition care plans with health care team; serves as the nutrition expert.
Contributes current nutrition information to health care team members in rounds and meetings.
Facilitates patient discharge with age-appropriate nutrition counseling.
Participates in the evaluation and/or development of educational materials.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the nursing departments to provide coordinated, high quality care.
Oversees and manages the host/diet technicians' interactions with patients at nutrition risk
Faculty Responsibilities in the Department of Clinical Nutrition
Serves as clinical preceptor by supervising and evaluating practicum experiences for dietetic interns to promote professional growth and development.
Develops learning objectives and implements educational activities for practicum experiences.
Supports student research endeavors by suggesting research questions. Attends research and other students' presentations.
Actively participates as a Clinical Nutrition faculty member
Evaluates scientific literature and applies this information to clinical practice.
Participates in journal club.
Specialty Outpatient Clinics
Provides complex nutrition counseling/education in the out-patient setting.
Monitors assigned units/clinics to assure patient satisfaction. Participates as an active member of the health-care team working in these specialized areas.
Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement program.
Performs Other Duties, as assigned.
Contributes to achievement of departmental goals, to include: revision of policies and procedures, standards-of-care and educational material; serves on inter-and intra-disciplinary committees, as needed.
Participates in the implementation of special projects and programs.
Demonstrates effective organizational and problem solving skills.
Demonstrates adequate computer skills, (EPIC, CBORD, MS office) to communicate effectively with staff.
Maintains compliance with regulatory agencies.
Position Qualifications Include:
Masters of Science Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics Required
Registered Dietitian Required
Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred
Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, State of Illinois Required
At least two years clinical experience, Preferred
Individual must have demonstrated supervisory and administrative skills.
Rush's new 14-story hospital is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology.
Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility located in Chicago, IL - www.rush.edu
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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