Dietitian RD

Adventist Health System Hendersonville , NC 28739

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Description

Registered Dietitian PRN Days AdventHealth Hendersonville

Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville:

Community Involvement

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina

Great Benefits

Co-workers that feel like family

Faith Based

Work Hours/Shifts

PRN Days

What you will responsible for:

Assess patient's nutritional status according to established standards

Obtain necessary information from the medical record

Develop nutritional care plan for patients of any age and culture

Teach patients in both one on one and group settings

Meet with family, when appropriate, to assist with diet, exercise and medication

Evaluate the results of nutritional interventions on the patient's nutritional status to determine the need to revise the nutrition care plan

Provide follow up and support to the patient and their family by answering questions and providing education

Interact professionally with all members of the interdisciplinary care team. Assist other members of this team to implement care plan for patient

Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Provide nutrition-drug interrelationship information to physician.

Supervise Nutritional Services Technician in conducting nutritional screening and providing nutritional care to patients.

Assist in orientation of new employees to the department

Maintain and good working relationship both within the department and with other departments

Meet current standards and policies when documenting

Conduct inservices as requested by hospital staff and the community

Demonstrate an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations

Qualifications

What you will need:

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.

Demonstrated clinical competence and in-depth knowledge of specialty area required.

Completion of Undergraduate Nutritional Program and Approved Dietetic Internship which allows for completion of Registration Exam for Dietetics required.

Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics required.

Licensed Dietitian status by the State of North Carolina required.

Job Summary:

Plan and deliver nutritional care to patients according to physicians' diagnoses. Perform as a member of the multidisciplinary care team.

Screen newly admitted patients to identify those at nutritional risk. Supervise Nutritional Services Technicians and other support personnel. Exercise independent judgement under the general supervision of the Director of Nutritional Services.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.



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