Clinical Dietitian (Cap I) (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014)
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: May 28, 2023
How You'll Help Transform Healthcare: Plans and provides medical
nutrition therapy and client education for inpatients and
outpatients ranging from neonates to geriatrics. Conducts
individualized nutrition assessment and evaluation, and implements
appropriate medical nutrition therapy approaches. Provides advanced
and specialized nutrition support and communicates recommendations
for changes in patient treatment plan to physicians and hospital
staff; Documents recommendations and monitors changes and patient
outcomes. Facilitates the development and implementation of
policies, procedures, and protocols related to nutrition care.
Evaluates and tracks data for outomes and related performance
improvement measures, and makes recommendations to improve quality.
Develops and oversees patient and staff educational materials
regarding evidence-based medical nutrition therapy. Serves as the
nutrition resource to the healthcare team. -
- Responds to inpatient consults and outpatient referrals and
establishes appropriate plan of care. -
- Evaluates the nutritional status of inpatients and outpatients
of all ages and recommends appropriate nutrition intervention based
on the age-specific patient population. Applies knowledge of growth
and development to appropriately assess patients of all ages.
- Develops, implements and documents in the medical record, the
nutritional plan of care in collaboration with other health care
providers with follow-up. -Documents results of assessments,
intervention recommendations and nutritional progress in the
medical record. -
- Identifies and documents evidence-based criteria to support a
physician's diagnosis of malnutrition. -Coordinates documentation
with Clinical Documentation Integrity medical coders to accurately
reflect clinical care.
- Calculates, evaluates and documents the assessment of
specialized and advanced enteral and parenteral nutrition support
according to ASPEN guidelines.
- Collaborates with inpatients and outpatients to identify
individualized educational needs. Coordinates individual and group
- Serves as the nutrition educator for individuals and groups;
plans and provides presentations for the public, civic
organizations, business and industry, and healthcare care providers
(i.e. medical students, residents, physicians, nurses and staff
members) regarding nutrition topics. Conducts media interviews and
writes articles for publication. May serve as clinical preceptor
for dietetic interns. -
- Collaborates with physicians and other members of the
healthcare team to develop and implement evidence-based nutrition
protocols, as well as educational programs and materials to meet
the needs of the target population. -Actively participates in
multidisciplinary team meetings established for inpatient units.
Acts as a liaison between nutrition services and other departments.
- What We Require: Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in
Nutrition or Dietetics, as well as the completion of an Academy of
Nutrition and Dietitics approved internship or clinical experience.
Licensure/Certification: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (R.D.N.)
; Certified Diabetes Educator (C.D.E.) desired for the Diabetes
Education Program. - -For Critical Care, Oncology and Trauma
Services, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (C.N.S.C.)
preferred. - Other: Effective interpersonal, communication and
teamwork skills required. Keyboarding skills required for automated
computer systems, including electronic medical records. Must
successfully complete orientation and competency for position.
About Carilion This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where
innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued.
A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress
and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never
discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you
will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3
trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and
Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries
and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where
the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your
tomorrow with us. Requisition Number: 140691 - Employment Status:
Full time - Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital -
Shift: Day - Shift Details: Monday-Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm and
weekend duty 6 times/year Recruiter: TAMIKA D RICKMAN - Recruiter
Email: email@example.com For more information, contact
the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is
a drug-free workplace.
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