St. Mary's is currently seeking a Full Time Clinical Dietician to provide clinical coverage in our inpatient facility. The qualified candidate will be responsible for conducting nutrition assessments and making recommendations accordingly. This person will be responsible for providing nutrition education to patients and/or families. In addition, they will be responsible for participating in interdisciplinary team rounds / care plan meetings. Other duties may include but not be limited to ensuring patient satisfaction, quality care, and regulatory agency compliance.
Completes nutrition assessments and reassessments including documentation of changes on medical/nutritional progression or regression.
Develops, implements and promotes quality, evidence -based medical nutrition therapy to meet each resident's assessed needs.
Completes medical record documentation in accordance with facility and department guidelines.
Provides nutritional care in accordance with the physician's plan of treatment, accepted standards, department policies and procedures, and the Comprehensive Care Plan.
Develops nutritional care plans and monitors resident diets. Includes application of principles relative to child/adolescent growth in developing nutrition care plans.
Evaluates and documents the effectiveness and resident/family response to the nutritional intervention and progress of resident meeting set goals.
Recommends changes in nutritional care relative to infants, children and adolescents to MD/NP and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Assesses and identifies learning needs of resident and family; provides training and evaluates the level of learning.
Documents learning needs assessment, training of resident and/or family performance in medical record.
Functions as an integral part of the Interdisciplinary Team by collaborating with other team members assigned to the same resident. Initiates discussion/meetings among care plan team members for residents with complex care needs.
Provides input into the design and implementation of cycle menus, special events, and other activities impacting the nutritional care of residents and staff.
Educates other healthcare professionals in principles of nutrition and modifications of normal diet.
Participates in the department quality improvement program.
Educates and mentors dietetic interns and others as appropriate.
Participates in meal rounds.
Join our fabulous team of professionals where big hearts help little patients!
We RECOGNIZE ability and REWARD excellence. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits:
Excellent individual/family benefits
Generous paid time off
Flexible spending accounts
403(b) retirement plan
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