University of Rochester Clinical Dietitian - 215850 in Rochester, New York
Strong Memorial Hospital
Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Nutritional Support Services
To provide timely, evidence-based nutritional care and education to patients and families. Participate in the training of medical staff, dietetic interns and peers.
Provide ongoing nutritional assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and education to patients and families.
Develops and implements individualized nutrition care plans for patients across the lifecycle, from infants to the elderly, as assigned.
Integrate evidence-based research in the education, practice and management of patients.
Effectively communicate plans and rationale to team members both verbally and in the medical record.
Provides education on medical nutrition therapy and food-drug interactions to patients to patients, their families and significant others; ensures continuity of care when a patient transitions to an alternate level of care within the facility or at discharge; develops nutrition education materials.
Serves as clinical preceptor to dietetic interns and provides didactic training to nutrition students, peers (journal club) and other medical professionals.
Participates in orienting, training and in-servicing professional and other nutrition staff. Participates in continuing education opportunities.
Participates in unit-based, disease-specific and interdisciplinary rounds and acts as a consultant/resource all members of the health care team. Participates in weekly nutrition support rounds.
Serves as liaison/ambassador between patients/units and foodservice staff.
Participates in quality assurance activities, including productivity and malnutrition tracking.
Serves on committees for department and hospital initiatives. Represents the department at community nutrition functions.
Attend regular department staff meetings as scheduled.
B.S. degree in Nutrition, completion of one-year dietetic internship experience or equivalent; registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration within 6 months of employment, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Clinical nutrition experience in a health care setting preferred.
How To Apply
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