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SCC - Registered Dietitian - Orleans Outpatient - Per Diem

Description

Ensure
that quality nutritional care is provided to all patients in a timely manner
according to established screening and assessment standards. Develop and implement individualized
nutrition care plans based on patients nutrition status, and patient/family
education needed. Collaborate with the
interdisciplinary healthcare team in the implementation of nutrition
support. Document appropriate nutrition
information in the medical record.

  • New patients are screened and assessed through patient interview,
    referral information and medical records and within established timeframe.
  • Nutrition care plan is developed and implemented in collaboration
    with the healthcare team and in accordance with established standards.
  • Documentation is up to date and complies with department
    standards.
  • Diet orders are edited in accordance with the clinical privileges
    granted by the credentialing committee.
  • Nutrition support plan is developed and implemented to progress
    patient toward established goals.
  • Follow up care is provided per established standards of care.
  • Patient and family counsel and education is provided to meet their
    level of understanding and prescribed diet regimen.
  • Food/nutrition expertise is provided to interdisciplinary team to
    ensure patient and family needs are met.
  • Discharge planning assistance is provided including referrals for
    post discharge nutritional care, communication with outpatient dietician and/or
    home healthcare companies to ensure a smooth transition of care.
  • Nutrition consultation for patients is completed within
    established timeframes.
  • Patient s compliance with diet plan is monitored.
  • Liaison services are provided between food service and nutrition
    to ensure the meal service is efficient and in compliance with diet order.
  • Clinical preceptor duties are carried out per established
    guidelines.
  • Quality improvement efforts are participated in to meet department
    goals.
  • Enteral formulary review assistance is provided to ensure that
    essential products and availability reflect consideration of current clinical
    practice and cost containment.
  • Guidelines and therapeutic references relevant to nutrition care
    are updated to reflect industry best practices.
  • Additional
    work activities are carried out to meet stated expectations.
  • PCC
    Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect,
    and Excellence are upheld.

Qualifications

Education/Degree
  • Bachelor s
    Degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition or Food Services Management required.
Experience
  • Minimum
    1 year clinical nutrition experience.
Licensure
  • Current
    registration or registration-eligible member of the American Dietetic
    Association.
  • Current
    Massachusetts licensure.
Skills(Specific
learned activity gained through training (e. g. computer skills, keyboarding,
presentation, CPR, ACLS,etc.)
Required
  • Effective verbal, electronic and written
    communications skills using the English language
  • Maintain
    variable work schedule to provide patient care as needed. (evenings, holidays,
    weekends and travel).
  • Computer
    proficiency required. Microsoft office
    applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
Preferred
  • Highly
    developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse
    population.
  • Work
    independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.
  • Anticipates
    challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
  • High level of service delivery.
    Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and
    adapt to changing situations.
  • Attention
    to detail.
EEO Statement

SRN is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins
with respect and opportunity for all. PHH takes affirmative action to ensure
that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of
race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any
other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.



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