Dietitian Clinical Job Description Sample
MARYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Using the nutritional care process, the incumbent is responsible to screen, assess, plan, and provide for nutritional care and education to patient populations serviced. Will be develop and implement community nutritional education programs geared towards target markets. Will develop and implement the nutritional component of regional specific sports medicine programs.
The Registered Dietitian is responsible for providing nutritional care to patients in compliance with hospital, government and JCAHO standards and regulations.
All employees, if applicable, are expected to adhere to the BSHR Automobile Safety Program per policy.
1.Graduate of a four-year program in Clinical Nutrition or Dietetics with ADA registration.
2.Completion of approved America Dietetic Association internship is required.
3.Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian eligible.
4.Additional training in Sports Nutrition, wellness, advanced knowledge of adolescent weight and nutrition issues.
5.Further education towards a Masters degree in Nutrition or related field is recommended
Clinical Illness Recovery Hospital
At Select Specialty/Regency Hospital, a division of Select Medical, our specialty hospitals care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. We are currently seeking a Clinical Dietitian to join our team. We offer an excellent network of career opportunities across the U.S.
As a Clinical Dietitian, you will provide quality nutritional care to patients such as the development, implementation and monitoring of Medical Nutrition Therapies. You will work collaboratively with the medical staff, patients, families and food service department to ensure the patients' nutrition care plans are implemented and departmental standards are maintained.
Other responsibilities of the Clinical Dietitian position include:
Performing nutritional assessments and re-assessments, identifying short and long term goals, recommending nutrition interventions, monitoring and evaluating patient progress
Working closely with the Speech Therapy Department to assist with the progression of textured modified diets to ensure patient safety and optimize oral intake
Evaluating potential food/drug interactions, and/or herb/supplement interactions
Developing and implementing educational programs for patients and staff
Serving as a resource to the medical staff regarding emerging trends in the nutritional care of LTACH patient population
Attending Interdisciplinary team meetings and communicating patients' nutrition care plan, progress and special needs
Providing clear and concise medical record documentation
Participating in developing, planning and standardizing menus
Performing meal rounds to ensure patients' meal trays are consistent with the prescribed diet and meet standards as to quality, quantity, temperature and appearance
Maintaining current professional registration requirements (i.e., Professional Portfolio, self-development and continuing education)
Communicating patients' needs to appropriate team members
As a Clinical Dietitian, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Other requirements of the Clinical Dietitian role include:
Bachelor's degree with major studies in food and nutrition
Current state licensure as well as being currently registered by the Commission on Dietetics Registration
One (1) year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical responsibilities or equivalent
Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
Our focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your health care needs.
Other full-time benefits of the Clinical Dietitian position include:
Excellent Orientation Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Days (EID)
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
Personal and Family Medical Leave
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Req ID: 22129
Employment Status: AF - Active
Provides clinical nutrition services to inpatients and/or outpatients, including: assessment of individual nutritional status, evaluation and recommendation of appropriate dietary interventions to improve nutritional status, and education of patients and parents as indicated. Dietary interventions include oral diets, tube-feedings and intravenous feedings. Provides education and consultation for hospital staff, including nurses, physicians, and other hospital personnel, students of various disciplines, parent groups and professional organizations
Patient Care (55%)
Completes initial and follow-up nutrition assessments of pediatric patients, performs nutrition diagnosis, develops and implements individualized nutritional care plans per standards of care and documents results appropriately.
Responds to consults from the medical/surgical staff within 24 hours.
Attends and participates in appropriate service rounds, unit rounds and patient management conferences.
Provides formula room/dietary personnel with instructions for preparation of any special nutritional formulations.
Performs daily operational tasks, including review of diet, TPN and NPO lists and completing calorie counts.
Works cooperatively with foodservice staff to assure diet prescription is met
Participates in departmental projects or research
Nutrition Education (20%)
Assesses educational needs. Counsels patients and/or family on restricted or special diets in nutritional principles and dietary plans. Adapts these diets to the patient's medical condition, lifestyle and preferences, evaluates achievement of learning objectives and provides appropriate follow-up.
Individualizes existing materials for patient education and monitoring and develops basic educational materials for hospital staff.
Provides short in-services to health care professionals.
Interacts professionally with other healthcare professionals and is perceived as a resource on nutrition issues.
Participates in the education of dietetic interns, nutrition residents, GI/nutrition fellows, medical and surgical residents, and other students as requested.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Business Functions (15%)
Maintains productivity standards and practices effective time management.
Maintains accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing.
Assists in developing and revising standards of care, patient education materials, and clinical forms.
Professional Development (10%)
Attends appropriate continuing education to maintain professional credentials and expand knowledge and skills.
Develops and implements an individualized plan for professional growth and development including participation in professional organizations and activities, workshops, seminars and staff development programs.
Maintains CDR Professional Portfolio by completing 75 CEU's per 5 year period as well as meeting the requirements for Pennsylvania L.D.N. of 30 CEU's per each 2 year licensure period.
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
LDN - Licensed Dietitian-Nutrition (6 Months)
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area.
Additional Technical Requirements
Knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapy in pediatric patients.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing to patients and families, public, medical staff and physicians.
Ability to function independently on assigned patient care units.
Ability to counsel and educate others.
General knowledge of nutrient analysis, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
Familiarity with nutritional content, sources and use of commercial supplements, tube feedings, infant formulas and feeding modulars (fat, protein, carbohydrate, vitamins and minerals).
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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2716 South Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Job Segment: Clinic, Nutrition, Medical, Dietitian, Pediatric, Healthcare
AHD Lead Clinical Dietitian PB
SUMMARY:# AHD Lead Clinical Dietician collaborates with members of the healthcare team to provide medical nutrition therapy to our patients/residents.# Supervises, develops and monitors productivity and competency of clinical staff. Assumes management functions as directed and during the absence of the Food Service Director.# Performs related duties as required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification, however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.# Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification. 1.# Assesses and interprets physician#s diet orders. Modifies menus for therapeutic diets; orders appropriate foods; verifies conformance of food served with dietary prescriptions and standards of quality; calculates caloric and specified nutrient values for special diets and tube feedings. 2.# Assesses and monitors patient#s/residents tolerance and acceptance of internal feedings and revise nutritional care plans accordingly. Determines results of nutritional intervention on patients# nutritional and medical status. 3.# Assesses nutritional status using recognized parameters. Obtains, evaluates and utilizes diet history, laboratory values, medications, anthropometric data, etc. to plan and implement nutritional care plans for patients; records pertinent dietetic information in patient#s/residents medical records. 4.# Assists in ongoing quality assurance program that monitors patient care and delivery of nutritional care services; participates in applied research and related dietetic professional activities; prepares special studies and reports; provides nutrition education to dietetic personnel. 5.# Attends meetings and conferences with other health care team members; participates in relevant professional self-development and continuing educational programs. 6.# Communicates pertinent information and discusses patients# nutritional care needs with health care team;## educates and provides orientation to health care team on nutrition related topics; informs health care team about laws, regulations and professional guidelines related to nutrition care. 7.# Develops educational materials and uses them as aids in nutrition education; provides dietetic counseling to patients about meeting specific nutritional needs; instructs patients and families in dietary plans, food selection and adapting menus to individual needs. 8.# Identifies patients at nutritional risk, and prioritizes nutrition intervention according to greatest needs. 9.# Assists in instructing Dietetic Aids, and cooks in dietary practices; participates in the orientation of new employees to the hospitals dietetic services. 10. Supervises Dietetic aides and cooks and interns/students.# Prepares staff scheduled. Participates in evaluation and professional development of staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:# Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics or Nutrition.
Three experience as a Clinical Dietitian in an acute care or long term care setting.# Required Licenses/Certifications: Must be a current Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics or Nutrition.
Minimum Experience: Three experience as a Clinical Dietitian in an acute care or long term care setting. Required Licenses/Certifications: Must be a current Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.
Clinical Dietitian PRN
Medical City Lewisville
PRN (As Needed)
To screen and assess nutritional status and provide nutritional care and counseling appropriate for diagnosis for all patient age groups; neonatal (0-28 days), infants (29 days–1 year), pediatric (2-12 years), adolescent (13-18 years), adult (19-65 years) and geriatric (66 years ) patients. Completes other projects as assigned by management.
Registered Dietitian (RD) or State Provisional Licensed Dietitian (PLD) Certificate.
If hired as an RD must obtain state licensure within 6 months of hire.
If hired as SPL Dietitian must become an RD within 6 months.
- Bachelors Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics and completed internship.
- One year hospital clinical dietetics preferred.
About Medical City Lewisville:
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a state-of-the-art full-service medical and surgical facility offering 186 beds with 24-hour emergency services. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. Medical City Lewisville has been identified as a High Performer for treatment of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by U.S. News and World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings. In the fall of 2017, we also received the prestigious "A" rating from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization for Hospital/Patient Safety. Medical City Lewisville is a great place to work — and the best possible place to receive care.
JOB SUMMARY: Provides appropriate patient nutritional care.
Assesses the nutritional status of patients, formulates a care plan, coordinates its implementation, and evaluates its impact and effectiveness. Provides nutrition education to patients/families. Approves supplements as appropriate and assists in the development of a hospital formulary appropriate to the patient population.
Interviews patients to obtain information regarding food habits and cultural food preferences. Coordinates with diet clerks to ensure accuracy of diets served.
Applies the principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses, as appropriate, and interprets data, determines patient care requirements and delivers care relative to the patients' age specific needs.
Reviews information from interdisciplinary screening mechanism to prioritize high risk patients according to policy.
Provides education/nutrition counseling for diet modifications and food-drug interactions to patient, family and caretaker based on need, learning preference and readiness, cultural, ethnic and personal food preferences.
Accurately assesses patient's nutritional status and determines appropriate nutritional diagnosis based on approved assessment policy.
Assures that assessments are completed in a timely manner.
Establishes nutrition intervention plans that are measurable and appropriate to the assessment.
Provides follow-up (reassessment) to see if recommendations are implemented and effective or suggests changes to the plan of nutritional care.
Documents all interventions, assessments, education and care plans in the medical record according to approved content and format.
Addresses discrepancies in diet orders if not ordered within the guideline of the diet manual.
Contacts physician with any questions or irregularities regarding nutritional care; shows no hesitancy in making contact.
Makes rounds to nursing units to check for any problems, inconsistencies, or patients who are at potential nutritional risk.
Assists in the development of monitoring of clinical performance indicators for the department.
Evaluates patient tolerance to therapeutic diets when appropriate.
Collaborates with other hospital services such as medical staff, nursing services, pharmacy service, social services, etc. to plan and implement patient care as necessary in meeting the nutritional needs of the patients.
Maintains pertinent patient data necessary to recommend or modify therapeutic diets as needed meet the nutritional needs of the patients.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
Registered Dietitian Required (CMS requirement)
Licensed Dietitian (required)
One year healthcare experience desirable.
Children#s Hospital of New Orleans, a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region is seeking a dynamic#Full time#Clinical Dietitian who is registered and licensed to practice in Louisiana. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children#s to grow as an organization.
Children#s Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.# We invite you to experience the magic of Children#s#Hospital.
The talented Dietitian is required to perform the following:
* #Completes nutritional assessments. *# Accurately calculates and establishes individualized meal plans. *# Educates patients and families in a thorough and effective manner. * #Communicates and monitors implementation of the nutritional care plan with the team.
- #Documents all aspects of nutrition care utilizing the departmental standards. # *# Maintains age and disease-specific clinical nutrition knowledge and skills The successful candidate must have a valid license to practice dietetics in Louisiana and #registered through CDR, or#eligible. As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family.# For more information please go to#www.chnola.org. # Children#s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. # #
Clinical Nutrition Services
All hours, as needed
6 AM - 8 PM
The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition care of all clients in all assigned settings. Responsible for overseeing oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition support for assigned population.
Screens, assesses, educates, monitors, and evaluates assigned population according to established practice guidelines and Nutrition Services policies. Collaborates and coordinates patient care with members of the health care team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate for the patient population served. Design and implement nutrition strategies that promote life-long health and minimize health and disease related risk factors.
Must be registered (through examination administered) by the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.
Must have current license to practice dietetics from the state of South Carolina
(Please note: Registry eligible candidates may be considered with the following provisions: Must provide documentation from Commission of Dietetic Registration of eligibility status, and must complete registration exam and obtain a license to practice dietetics in South Carolina within 6 months of start date as a condition of continued employment)
1+ year of experience as a registered dietitian in an acute care medical facility
Ability to evaluate patient for and formulate parenteral nutrition regimens (Inpatient)
Knowledgeable regarding the Nutrition Care Process and Model
Clinical Dietitian PRN
Clinical Dietitian - PRN (As Needed)
PRN Shifts Needed: Minimum of 3 weekdays each pay period, 2-3 weekend shifts each month and availability to work some holidays
Location: Medical City Plano
Medical City Plano is a full-service, 493-bed acute care hospital with more than 1,600 employees and over 1,000 physicians on staff, representing over 70 specialties and subspecialties. The medical staff at Medical City Plano is a diverse group of experienced professionals. They are dedicated and committed to using new technologies and keeping up-to-date on recent advancements in health care. Every member of our staff - including nurses, radiologists, therapists, pharmacists, support staff, management and administration - is focused on the health and comfort of every patient who comes through our doors.
Clinical Dietitian Job Summary:
This position is actively involved in all aspects of nutrition care including nutrition screening, assessment, and counseling.
Attendance and punctuality are essential to job function.
Provides medical nutrition therapy appropriate for diagnosis to patients of all ages.
Collects data for outcome measure.
Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team to implement nutrition care plans.
Actively supports the education process of dietetic interns.
Clinical Dietitian Job qualifications Include:
Registered and Licensed with the state of Texas.
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience preferred.
Description of Work
This position functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team and participates as a knowledgeable resource person in the planning of the needs of the individual. This position will complete Nutritional Assessments, consultations, develop special meal plans, calculate tube feedings, completes Care Plans, MDS documentation in MDS 3.0, complete documentation in Hi Tech within established deadlines and other duties as assigned.
This person will also serve as an integral member of the Swallow (Dysphagia) Team. The Swallow Team determines diet and fluid consistencies and appropriate mealtime strategies for our individuals. Attendance at team meetings, Core Meetings, Med Hab Reviews and Skin & Weight meetings is essential.
Will develop, implement and follow up with nutritional plan of care. Provide contact with individuals in caseload to determine feeding skills and nutritional needs. This position serves as the Person in Charge on a weekly basis and some weekends/holidays (and will be on call on those weekends/holidays that are scheduled).
ServSafe certified as a Food Protection manager or become certified upon employment.
Salary Grade GN09
About O'Berry Neuro Medical Treatment Center:
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The O'Berry Neuro Medical Treatment Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina provides services through two distinct healthcare programs: Skilled nursing facility services (OBRA) and Developmental Disabilities (ICF-IID). Ninety-six beds are allocated to skilled nursing care for our medically-fragile individuals and the remaining beds at the facility are allocated to ICF level of care for our developmentally-disabled individuals who receive active treatment. In addition, O'Berry serves as the Eastern Regional Developmental Disability Respite Center.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Knowledge of accepted principles and practices of nutrition, dietetics, diet therapy, diseases and professional practice.
Skills in teaching, diet counseling, and communicating.
Ability to develop and use effective audio-visual aids.
Effectively communicate with other professional and support staff while maintaining good working relationships.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in foods and nutrition or a related area from an appropriately accredited institution that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and current registration, in good standing, administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR);
Bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and current registration, in good standing, administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and two years of experience in a clinical dietary setting;
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
North Carolina State Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.
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