University Of Pennsylvania Health System West Chester , PA 19388

Posted 5 months ago

General Summary Statement
Under the direction of Clinical Nutrition Manager assures that patient care standards are met and patient satisfaction is maintained. The RD, LDN serves as a liaison between the medical staff, nursing staff, ancillary health departments and the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for nutrition screening of patients based on established criteria for adult, NICU and pediatric populations

  • Completes nutrition consults in timely manner

  • Reassesses patient based on complexity of care level standards

  • Prioritizes workload to complete in an efficient and effective manner

  • Provides nutrition education to patients and family members by consult, protocol, or as deemed appropriate

  • Develops nutrition care plan to fit patient needs and documents nutrition assessment in electronic medical record

  • Completes nutrition assessment for patients on enteral and parenteral nutrition support

  • Determines need for oral nutrition supplement and orders and/or implements based on individual patient needs.

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to address patient needs

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