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You Will Be Responsible For:
Assists Dietitian in collecting nutritionally relevant patient data to perform nutritional screening and preliminary nutritional risk evaluation
Screens for urgency of a nutritional assessment, care plan, and intervention that is performed by a Registered Dietitian. Interviews patients to obtain food preferences and diet or weight history. Determines whether the patient/resident may require a nutritional assessment which is performed by a Registered Dietitian.
Provides nutritional education for patient and their families involving principles of special therapeutic diets; reviews current dietary practices of patient and their families; evaluates patient understanding and expected level of compliance; makes recommendations for follow up education.
Assists Dietitian in implementing patient nutritional preferences and monitor care plans; retrieves clinical information; generates reports and performs other duties utilizing computerized systems.
Assists Dietitian in performing nutritional analysis; calculates and analyzes patient food and fluid intake (Calorie Counts)
Collects pertinent clinical data from patient medical records in order to accurately identify current nutrition problems; utilizes approved, institution specific documentation standards to chart pertinent nutritional information into patient medical record.
Performs other related duties as assigned-Meal Rounds. Demonstrates dependability, to include attendance and punctuality.
Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings. Meets and maintains current all certifications/licensures, as required.
What you will need:
A Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) must complete associate’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics. Approved internship.
Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required.
Certified as a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
Minimum of one (1) year hospital experience preferred, registration-eligible acceptable for generalist position.
The Dietetic Technician provide clinical assistance to the Registered Dietitian. Under the supervision of an RD, the DTR responsibilities include assisting the Dietitian with clinical nutrition care for patients; collecting basic nutritionally relevant data to identify patients nutritional risk level. Providing nutrition education and counseling for patients and their families; collecting clinical data from patient medical records; collecting and implementing food and nutrition preferences; retrieving and assessing patient nutritional information from computerized medical records.
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