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Company: CARLE
Location: Peoria
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition screening, assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and education of -Carle patients through an integrated approach to nutrition care.

  • PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITION CARE OF PATIENTS ACCORDING TO POLICIES & PROCEDURES Responsible for nutritional assessment completions 100% per policy Meets charting guidelines 100% of the time determined by chart audits Provides quality medical nutrition therapy as appropriate on patient care units including necessary follows and in accordance with facility policy Performs nutrition focus physical exams as medically appropriate for the diagnosis of malnutrition. Participates in the review of the Patient Satisfaction Data and contributes to the development of the action plan and implementation of the plan
  • ACTIVELY PROVIDES NUTRITION SUPPORT THROUGH ASSESSMENT, DEVELOPMENT OF A NUTRITION CARE PLAN, IMPLEMENTATION OF NUTRITION CARE PLAN, AND MONITORING OF NUTRITION THERAPY Works with other Nutritional Services Team members to provide nutrition therapy in a timely manner. Must participate in a required rotation for weekend and holiday coverage Writes and manages TPN and PN including, labs orders and review with pharmacological recommendation and follow up as necessary Writes and manages enteral nutrition as necessary with follow ups as needed Participates and presents in rounds, education seminars, Journal Club, team meetings, etc. to gain knowledge in Nutrition Support and medical nutrition therapy as evidenced in personal portfolio Is able to accurately document assessment and MNT in the patient EMR and menu management program.
  • PROVIDES NUTRITION CARE OF PATIENTS ACCORDING TO REGULATORY BODIES SUCH AS JCAHO, IDPH, CARF, ETC. AND CURRENT TRENDS AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED ANNUALLY Maintains knowledge of regulations Analyzes performance compared to regulations and offers ways to better, efficiently comply to provide optimum nutrition care Fulfills CDR and IDPR education requirements and maintains report portfolio with education receipts for IDPH or CDR audit
  • PROVIDES NUTRITION EDUCATION TO PATIENTS, FAMILIES, COMMUNITY EVENTS, STAFF GROUPS, MEDIA, DIETETIC STUDENTS AND INTERNS etc. Develops and utilizes a variety of processes to determine patient education needs, ie consults, assessments, ` orders, communication with other staff, care paths, etc. Works cooperatively with Dining Hosts in determining and providing patients' education needs Assists with in-services for Dining Hosts regarding diets Provides nutrition education to patients, family members, staff, and community groups Participates in the training of the Dietetic Students and Dietetic Interns. Plans their curriculum, gives pertinent assignments, corrects and reviews assignments with interns Participates in intern Case Study Presentations, taking turn in being a preceptor Assists in doing intern's midterm and final review.

Keywords: CARLE, Peoria , Dietitian, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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