Assists with planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities of the food and nutrition department according to established policies. Perform clinical duties on assigned units. Review and interpret nutrition orders to ensure accuracy. Monitor food intolerance, allergies and preferences, relate information to diet aide. Perform nutrition education and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). Maintain accurate records of each patient contact and the result of that contact. Make recommendations and update outcomes of parenteral/enteral nutrition interventions. Maintain all documentations by using designated electronic medical records. Demonstrate tact and diplomacy when working with challenging patients.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
Per diem position, work 1-2 days per month as assigned.
Minimum of three (3) year clinical experience as Registered Dietitian (Commission on Dietetic Registration) in acute care hospital setting. Specialty credential such as CDE and/or CNSC prefers. Bilingual in English/Chinese preferred but not required. Flexible with schedule when needed and able to work weekends and/or holidays if assigned. Able to work independently, has excellent time management skills and able to handle multiple tasks.