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Job Type: Per Diem

Date Posted:

Shift: Day

Req. Number: 20055476

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Responsible for providing clinical nutrition services, including nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention to patients. Ensures patient satisfaction, quality care, regulatory agency compliance and good public relations are achieved through the safe and efficient use of resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in Dietetics/Nutrition from an accredited college.
  • Completion of ADA approved dietetic internship program.
  • One-year experience in dietetics in an acute care setting is preferred.

Certification/Licensure:

  • Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration or Registration Eligible.
  • Registration required within 6 months of hire.

Position Responsibilities

Documents all relevant aspects of medical nutrition therapy/assessments in accordance with standards of care per monthly chart audits:

  • Consults are completed within 48 hours of referral.
  • Appropriate risk factor is assigned.
  • Appropriate charting format is used (scorecard).
  • Documentation appropriate for age.
  • Incorporates current evidence-based research into practice.
  • Complies with regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies.

Attends 80% of patient, department, and hospital meetings:

  • Patient Care Management Meetings.
  • Committee Meetings.
  • Department In-services.

Educates patients and consumers on nutritional care:

  • Individual, one – on – one education.
  • Group classes.
  • Community speaking engagements.

Monitors menus and prepares diet patterns:

  • In compliance with physician's orders.
  • Timely and accurately.

Serves as an educational resource to nursing and medical personnel:

  • Orients, mentors and trains staff and interns, as applicable.

Assists with care & maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

Maintains department records and files:

  • Monthly report.
  • Accurate and current communication/patient visit log.

Enhances professional growth and development:

  • Attends seminars/lectures for CEU for RD status.
  • Familiar with current literature from professional journals.

Prepares written documentation as required by department:

  • Meal Rounds.
  • Test Trays.

Participates in department in services as assigned.

Meets minimum requirement of 80% score on competency.

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At Inspira Health, you’ll join with the area’s most dedicated and distinguished team to bring quality and compassionate care to our communities. We focus on clinical excellence, providing evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. The scope and depth of our network can open many doors for your learning and career growth.

Our charitable nonprofit health care organization serves communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care, urgent care, imaging and rehabilitation, and primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.

Inspira is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, familial status, disability, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, nationality, sex, gender identity or expression.

Job Details

Job Type: Per Diem

Date Posted:

Shift: Day

Req. Number: 20055476