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Registered Dietitian

Job Summary: Plans menus in accordance with patient dietary requirements, and general dietetic standards and regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Assesses patients’ health needs and diet.
  • Counsels patients on nutrition issues and healthy eating habits.
  • Develops meal plans, taking both cost and clients’ preferences into account.
  • Evaluates the effects of meal plans and change the plans as needed.
  • Writes reports to document patient progress.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a Dietetic or Nutrition program, completion of clinical training that meets the guidelines set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association). 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  Two (2) years of clinical experience and BLS certification preferred. Basic principle of nutrition, therapeutic diets, food safety and sanitation. Record keeping, interviewing and counseling techniques. Nutrimental needs of all ages. Ability to incorporate knowledge of nutrition and metabolism into individualized nutrition care plan. Knowledge of State and Federal regulations related to nutritional care in a health institution. Medical terminology and clinical nutrition terminology. Relevant computer skills and generation of reports. Ability to communicate and interact effectively with patients, family and staff. Perform accurate mathematical calculations

Working Conditions:  Potentially exposed to infectious disease

Physical Requirements:  Constantly stand, walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Frequently sit.  Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.

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