Dietitian PRN 9/7/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Code: 00025-54910
We, the employees of TriStar Summit Medical Center, have a unique calling to care for those in need, whether they are patients or loved ones. In fulfilling this calling we believe in and practice daily, the values and standards that place us at the Summit of health care. Every employee is committed to the I SERVE...with pleasure values which we hold in the daily performance of our duties.
These are the expectations of all TriStar Summit employees. They are a reflection of us individually and as a group. To ensure high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians to support staff. So if you re all about making a difference in healthcare, TriStar Summit offers excellent opportunities to advance your career and achieve your goals.
The Registered Dietitian (RD) will provide direct patient care within the scope of practice as defined by the Tennessee Division of Health Related Boards. The RD will evaluate the nutritional status and formulate nutrition care plans for patients ordered nutrition consults and/or patients determined to be at nutrition risk during the nutrition screening process. The RD will effectively communicate plans for nutrition care to other health care providers. The RD will write and implement nutrition care orders in accordance with the medical staff approved practice guidelines as outlined in the Medical Nutrition Therapy policy and procedure. The RD actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered. The RD will use the Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety and assure continuous quality improvement. The RD provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital s mission statement.
* BS degree in Nutrition.
* Successful completion of a Dietetic Internship approved by the American Dietetic Association.
* Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist in Tennessee.
* Registered by the American Dietetic Association within 6 months of hire date.
Last Edited: 09/06/2016