The Clinical Dietitian will develop general and patient specific nutritional treatment plans. She/he will educate patients and their families and develop teaching materials that are specific for the more complex gastrointestinal diseases such as IBD.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for the medical nutrition therapy of patients; nutritional assessment, nutrition care plans,patient visitation, inpatient/outpatient diet counseling, monitors high nutritional risk patient(nutrition support) as well as assist in other areas related to the Food and Nutrition Services Department.
In this role, the selected candidate will provide basic nutrition assessments and care planning for patients/residents; plan special diets and supervises their preparation; instruct patients/residents and/or hospital personnel in basic principles of nutrition and modifications of normal diet.
The selected candidate will utilize the hospitals policies, procedures, and protocols to identify patients with nutrition risk, provides expert assessment of nutritional status, recommends and implements nutrition intervention and therapy, educates and explains to patients, families, and healthcare professionals, and follows-up plans of care to measure and respond to outcomes.
The Clinical Dietitian will function as a member of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to provide nutrition care & counseling for individuals, performs nutrition screening & assessments, and develops and implements appropriate nutrition care interventions and plans.
In this role, you will coordinate all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings.