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Registered Dietitian - 473004

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Alamogordo
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription

  • Develop, implement and maintain appropriate departmental and inner facility policies and procedures. Ensure that all clinical nutrition programs in the department are current, adequate and monitored.
  • Coordinate the nutrition screening, assessment and education functions of outpatient Medical Nutrition Therapy. Ensure that age-specific competencies and methods for determining patient learning and comprehension are followed.
  • Assure nutrition screening is completed according to facility policy/rules/accreditation requirements.
  • Develop and conduct comprehensive nutrition assessments in a timely manner according to facility policy/rules/accreditation requirements.
  • Interpret data and information based on age-specific criteria and analyze, address, document and establish treatments and monitoring as appropriate.
  • Plan, organize, schedule, document and direct outpatient, individual and group patient and family education experiences. Use age-appropriate materials and methods for determining comprehension and potential for compliance.
  • Conduct regular, frequent, ongoing meetings, in-services, and training sessions with department.
  • Provide ongoing communication and team building with outpatient staff. Establish interfacility policies and procedures to improve care and services.
  • Pursue ongoing knowledge and information on disease states to ensure that appropriate Medical Nutrition Therapy is implemented when indicated.
  • Maintain standards for the safe and sanitary operation of the department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide services based on the physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and other related criteria appropriate population in his/her assigned area
  • Maintains required core competencies.

    RequirementsEducationRequired: BachelorsLicenses & CertificationsRequired: L-DietitianPreferred: C-Heartsaver

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Las Cruces , Registered Dietitian - 473004, Healthcare , Alamogordo, New Mexico

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