Position : Dietitian
Monitors nutrition screening on newly admitted patients to identify those at nutrition risk.
Performs thorough nutrition assessments using the Nutrition Care Process. Identifies areas for nutrition intervention and provides accurate documentation. Communicates any recommendations to physician and staff.
Provides follow-up nutrition assessments as needed and per policy.
Enters any nutritionals or oral supplements into dietary management software as is appropriate for the facility.
Analyzes and documents calorie counts.
Provides nutrition support assessments and recommendations.
Communicates freely with all nursing staff, pharmacy staff, speech therapy and all other team members involved in the patient’s care.
Offers diet education for all patients with an admitting diagnosis of CHF and Diabetes. Perform other diet education per physician consult request.
Actively participates in quality improvement, policy & procedure revisions, and other administrative duties