DIETITIAN, CLINICAL, Per Diem

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Spaulding HospitalBoston & Cambridge(SRN,SRH,SHC) Charlestown, MA

Company
Spaulding HospitalBoston & Cambridge(SRN,SRH,SHC)
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
3023119
AJE Ref #
575928577
Location
Charlestown, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY

Ensure that quality nutritional care is provided to all patients in a timely manner according to established screening and assessment standards. Develop and implement individualized nutrition care plans based on patients nutrition status, and patient/family education needed. Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the implementation of nutrition support. Document appropriate nutrition information in the medical record.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

New patients are screened and assessed through patient interview, referral information and medical records and within established timeframe.

Nutrition care plan is developed and implemented in collaboration with the healthcare team and in accordance with established standards.

Documentation is up to date and complies with department standards.

Diet orders are edited in accordance with the clinical privileges granted by the credentialing committee.

Nutrition support plan is developed and implemented to progress patient toward established goals.

Follow up care is provided per established standards of care.

Patient and family counsel and education is provided to meet their level of understanding and prescribed diet regimen.

Food/nutrition expertise is provided to interdisciplinary team to ensure patient and family needs are met.

Discharge planning assistance is provided including referrals for post discharge nutritional care, communication with outpatient dietician and/or home healthcare companies to ensure a smooth transition of care.

Nutrition consultation for patients is completed within established timeframes.

Patients compliance with diet plan is monitored.

Liaison services are provided between food service and nutrition to ensure the meal service is efficient and in compliance with diet order.

Clinical preceptor duties are carried out per established guidelines.

Quality improvement efforts are participated in to meet department goals.

Enteral formulary review assistance is provided to ensure that essential products and availability reflect consideration of current clinical practice and cost containment.

Guidelines and therapeutic references relevant to nutrition care are updated to reflect industry best practices.

Additional work activities are carried out to meet stated expectations.

PCC Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE



EDUCATION/DEGREE

Required

Bachelors Degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition or Food Services Management required.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred

Minimum 1 year clinical nutrition experience

LICENSURE

Required

Current registration or registration-eligible member of the American Dietetic Association.

Current Massachusetts licensure.

Preferred



SKILLS (Specific learned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding, presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)

Required

Effective verbal, electronic and written communications skills using the English language

Maintain variable work schedule to provide patient care as needed. (evenings, holidays, weekends and travel).

Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.



Preferred

Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.

Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.

Attention to detail.

SRN is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. SRN takes affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.