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Sunday
Jul282019

Two Registered Dietitian Positions - Albuquerque, NM

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center

  • Schedule:  Monday- Friday- 40 hours-
  • Minimum: 3-month contract- Start ASAP
  • Requirements:  NM Lic
  • Excellent Pay! – Starting Salary based on exp. $72,000.00 +

 

Job Summary And Scope

The Clinical Dietitian provides overall nutrition care to patients. The Coordinator ensures the nutritional needs of the individual patients are being met and that all documentation as it relates to the patients nutritional status is complete and accurate. Also plans and administers activities related to patient nutrition care, complying with the standards established by regulatory agencies and the Hospitals. Scope of practice may include both in-patient (hospitalized) and out-patient (community/clinic-based).

Essential Functions

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES - Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality assurance programs

• PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services meetings and workshops. 

• Adhere to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe environment. Complies with all OSHA regulations and other local, state and federal regulations.

• Maintain the privacy, safety, and dignity of each patient by observing client patient confidentiality and by strictly adhering to HIPAA laws.

• Maintain clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing.

• Monitor adherence to food safety standards.

• Provide excellent customer service to patients, clients and co-workers to ensure patient satisfaction by addressing customer concerns and needs.

• Maintain dietetic registration, state-required credentials and/or licensure and continuing education requirements.

• Conduct patient nutrition assessment on a population of lower acuity patients.

• Manage the development and implementation plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the Nutrition Care Process.

• Provide appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient’s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals.

• Conduct rounding to drive patient satisfaction.

• Assess educational needs and the presence of barriers to learning. Provide nutrition counseling for individuals and groups, taking into consideration any adaptations to teaching methods necessary to meet patient learning needs.

• Utilize assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns.

• Evaluate achievement of learning objectives by the patient and/or family. Provide appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the patient’s treatment goals, referring patients for outpatient counseling, community, or home health services as appropriate.

• Deliver strong operational performance by executing regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal nutrition care and meal service to patients.

• Work cooperatively with medical staff as well as food & nutrition services staff to ensure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders.

• Provide education that ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.

• Provide appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient’s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals.

• Maintain clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing.

• Demonstrate accountability for the proper use of patients protected health information.

• Exhibit professional behavior at all times in all areas of the workplace by reporting to work neatly groomed.

• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Contact

Norma Warren

Here's my calendar link to make finding time easy.

AB Staffing Solutions, LLC

D: (480) 603-34266

Ext: 262

Fax: 855-782-3347

NWarren@ABstaffing.com

www.ABstaffing.com

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