Position : Clinical Dietitian
2 years of hospital experience.
Evaluates and assesses nutrition status of patients, and screens patients for nutritional risk in accordance with established department protocols and standards.
Plans and initiates medical nutrition therapy to patients if indicated by patient requirements and clinical protocol.
Certifies patients for specific program benefits.
Educates and counsels patients and families on nutritional issues, either individually or in groups.
Communicates individual nutritional care plans to other health care providers as a member of a health care team.
Monitors store participation; identifies and resolves problems between stores and patients.
Orders and maintains inventory of program supplies, including patient checks, for all clinics.
Performs various administrative duties related to public health nutrition programs.