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    Summary

    The Clinical Dietitian at this grade level serves as staff dietitians at the full performance level. The Registered Dietitian is the medical nutrition expert responsible for independently planning, developing, and directing all nutritional care activities for assigned clients, including those with complex medical and nutritional needs. The Clinical Dietitian supports the hospital mission and coordinates nutrition care with other services in the medical center, ambulatory care clinics, etc.

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    Responsibilities

    List of duties below include but are not limited to:

    • Nutrition Care:
      • assesses patient medical and dietary histories, biochemistries, and other clinical factors to identify patients at nutritional risk
      • conducts a comprehensive nutrition assessment for patients using the Nutrition Care Process Model
      • plans, delivers and evaluates nutrition education for patients and family members or caregivers
    • Administrative:
      • participates in meetings and assists with special projects or activities as necessary
      • assists in planning of regular and modified menus
      • completed clinical encounters and maintains workload statistics
    • Quality Improvement:
      • supports performance improvement program by participating in development and implementation of nutritional care indicators, evaluation criteria, and date collection requirements
      • modifies nutrition care to accommodate changes associated with administration, science, education, and research
    • Infection Control:
      • implements and monitors infection control practices for disease prevention
    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
    Compressed/Flexible:N/A
    Telework: N/A
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Title/Functional Statement #:Clinical Dietitian/PD00000
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: N/A
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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