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Registered Dietitian

Company: Kearney Regional Medical Center
Location: Kearney
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPlans and delivers nutritional care and education to patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis according to the physicians' diagnoses. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Provides assessments on newly admitted patients who are identified at nutritional risk during their admission screening. Will be responsible for the development and promotion of inpatient and outpatient services and education across the healthcare campus. Exercises independent judgment under the general supervision of the Director of Patient Safety and Ancillary Services.20 hours/weekRequirementsAssesses patients' nutritional status according to established standards.Obtains necessary information from the medical record to determine patient's nutritional status.Develops nutritional care plans for patients of any age.Develops nutritional care plans based on the cultural orientation of the patient.Evaluates the results of nutritional intervention on the patient's nutritional status to determine the need to revise the nutritional care plan.Improves patient's nutritional status by consulting with physician on appropriate nutritional interventions.Assists in developing and implementing patient nutrition care programs and ensures consistency of programs.Interacts professionally with patient/family. Provides nutritional teaching and counseling to patient/family in making desired changes in eating habits.Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.Provides food-drug interrelationship information to physician.Assists in orienting and inservicing new employees to department.Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.Documentation meets current standards and policies.Conducts inservice as requested to hospital staff, clinic staff, and the community.Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Keywords: Kearney Regional Medical Center, Lincoln , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Kearney, Nebraska

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