- Klamath Falls, Oregon
- posted May 10, 2023
30.45 - 45.79
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to plan and administer medical nutrition therapy to maximize nutrition and health of patients as related to their medical history. Applies current standards and guidelines for dietetics practice and maintains confidentiality. Plans, organizes, promotes and presents nutrition topics to patients, staff and community members as appropriate.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Demonstrates and applies an in-depth knowledge of dietetics principles, practices, standards and scope in accordance with corporate and departmental policies and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Provides nutritional assessment, intervention and education for inpatient and outpatient populations based on clinical standards.
Prepares and maintains written and electronic documentation as specified in Policy & Procedures.
Develops, implements and re-evaluates treatment plans in coordination with the healthcare team as indicated.
Demonstrates teamwork through flexibility in coverage and schedules.
Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy to all populations that are referred and scheduled.
Teaches Medical Nutrition Therapy portion of Diabetes Self Management Training classes.
Creates and presents community and in-house education as appropriate.
Demonstrates effective planning for future needs in all aspects of nutrition therapy, including cost containment.
Serves as clinical resource person to staff members in their daily activities.
Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and effectively utilize time management.
Actively participates in committees/teams as appropriate to improve policies, procedures, protocols or patient care.
MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Registered dietitian and Oregon licensure within 30 days of hire. AHA CPR certification required by end of month from 60 days of hire and maintained; Computer literacy skills.
CDR, Oregon licensed Dietitian.
BLS certification required by end of month from 60 days of hire and maintained.
Two (2) years of experience in acute or ambulatory setting.