Registered Dietitian - Per Diem - Cardiac Rehab - 126534
#126534 Registered Dietitian - Per Diem - Cardiac RehabInitial Review Date: Wed 11/29/2023
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Under supervision of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Manager, the RDN (dietitian) collaborates with healthcare team to provide medical nutrition therapy to adult and geriatric patients. Identifies patients at various nutrition risk levels based on criteria outlined by department. Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements with regard to age and disease-specific needs of patients.
Develops, implements and records in EHR the nutrition care plan for all assigned patients. Fosters continuity of care among all phases across the continuum of care. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention. Manages the delivery of nutrition care in assigned units. Actively participates in medical rounds. Participates in department's special projects, performance improvement activities, and research.
Provides nutrition lectures and in-services to nutrition and medical staff as assigned. Collaborates with Diet Techs and mentors dietetic interns/students. Actively assesses, evaluates, and maintains professional development and competency related to assigned units. Assists with foodservice projects to improve patient satisfaction.
Dietitians must possess the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics and have completed an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics internship.
Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD).
Two (2) years experience working in a hospital outpatient setting.
- Experience working in an Cardiac Rehabilitation or Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Have knowledge in the principles of medical nutrition therapy with integrative and functional medicine to provide counseling, education, and guidance for personalized lifestyle nutrition therapy.
- Experience in counselling on lifestyle modifications, laboratory nutrient analysis, physical assessment, and evidence-based functional food or supplement suggestions based on specific findings or symptoms
- Working knowledge of nutrition in the media to assist patient in understanding validity and applicability of current diet culture (i.e. intermittent fasting, ketogenic diets, low inflammatory diet, vegan diet etc)
- Understanding and experience in elimination diets, FODMAP, and food intolerances/allergies.
- Experience using EPIC EMR.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $93,334 - $93,334 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $44.70 - $44.70
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