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Dietitian Nutritionist - Pediatric Outpatient GI Dietitian

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 67615
Job Family: Nutrition Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F, some weekends
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005031709-Clinical Nutrition


Job Summary

Provides clinical nutrition services and participates in department performance improvement activities including customer satisfaction, and adheres to the guidelines and time frames of the Registered Dietitian Clinical Advancement Requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Assesses and monitors nutritional status of patients and adjusts nutritional care as indicated utilizing current scientific literature on methodology and relates this information to medical status, anthropometric data, clinical assessment and dietary evaluation of the patient.
  • Completes consults as ordered by physicians and nurses. Communicates with physicians, nurses, clinical dietitians and others to coordinate nutrition into a total patient therapy program.
  • Completes all required documentation including nutritional care plan, assessments, consultations, nutrient intake analyses and patient education in the patient’s medical record and on all required documentation tools.
  • Teaches and disseminates results and findings of nutrition research to medical staff, nursing, pharmacy, patients, and public.
  • May participate in conducting meal rounds to assess nutritional intake and status of patients on assigned units and to assess quality of patient meal service. Advises department on patient care and food service issues.
  • May assist in monitoring Food and Nutrition Services associate’s activities on units to ensure standards of excellence are met for customer satisfaction. Ensure accuracy of patient tray tickets and trays through routine monitors. Communicate Food and Nutrition Services associate activities and competence to supervisory staff. Advises department on patient care and food service issues.

    Physical Requirements
    Requires sitting, standing, walking, reaching, stretching, and able to lift and carry objects weighing 25 pounds or less occasionally.

    Education, Experience and Certifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or related field required. Successful completion of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D) approved dietetic internship or equivalent A.N.D practicum experience required. Registered Dietitian (by the Commission on Dietetic Registration) and licensed by affiliated state board as applicable OR successful completion of the Registered Dietitian exam and must be registered and licensed within 6 months of employment required. Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience required.