Clinical Dietician- Expert

Torrance, PA

Posted: 06/21/2024 Job Number: 24-06738 Pay Rate ($): 27.0

Job Description

Clinical Dietician- Expert

Pay Rate: $27 / hour

Minimum Qualifications
Completed the minimum of a Baccalaureate degree granted by a U.S.
regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent;
Met current minimum academic requirements accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA);
Completed a supervised practice program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA);
Successfully completed the Registration Examination for Dietitians;and complied with the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) recertification requirements.
Clinical nutrition experience recommended. Completed the minimum of a Baccalaureate degree granted by a U.S. Regionally accredited college or university, or foreign equivalent;
Met current minimum academic requirements accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA);
Completed a supervised practice program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA);
Successfully completed the Registration Examination for Dietitians;and complied with the Professional Development Portfolio (PDP) recertification requirements.
Must be currently licensed in the state of Pennsylvania.
Clinical nutrition experience recommended.
Role Description:
Resource assigned to this position may be requested to be professionally qualified to participate in the coordination, inspection, and evaluation of the therapeutic diet program and maintain adherence to HIPAA standards.
Will perform duties in support and development of the goals and objectives of the Dietary Department or Food Services Division and in particular, for the integration of the Dietary service goals with the goals and needs of other clinical and support service departments in the facility.
Resource will record and maintain dietary assessments and reassessments.
Record progress notes of Medical records according to established standards. Maintain communication with nursing personnel related to residents on tube feedings, diabetics, weight gain or loss or any other nutritional related concerns and document these in the resident medical record. Chart the nutritional progress of each resident every 90 days or as medically needed. Inform physician of any nutritional changes.

Ability to plan and modify standard and therapeutic diet menus in accordance with physicians prescriptions and standards of nutrition, cost, variety and quality.
Provides guidance and direction to lower level dietetic staff performing work in the nutritional care for residents.
Ability to provide special instructions to cooks and food service workers in the preparation of special diet food items.
Knowledge of the modern methods, materials, practices and procedures used in a facility therapeutic diet program.
Knowledge of facility food service safety and sanitation standards.
Knowledge of the clinical and food service tasks performed by food service staff.
Knowledge of the procedures required in special diet tray assembling and distribution to insure the accuracy in quality of the menu items.
Ability to integrate the nutritional program into the overall dietetic program.
Resource will write nutritional care plans for implementation consistent with physician's orders and dietetic needs. Review care plans to ensure implementation. Resource will plan and modify standard and therapeutic menus for conformance to physician's orders/ diet manual, standards of nutrition, variety and quality. May be required to consult and work with a speech pathologist or other medical professionals. Resource may be required to attend and participate in interdisciplinary care plan meetings. Resource may provide in-service training to dietary and allied health care personnel as needed in applicable areas of nutrition. Resource will complete a nutritional discharge plan and resident instruction prior to discharge on all therapeutic diets. Resource will perform related duties as required by each facility.
Resource should be able to provide nutritional assessment, guidance, direction and recommendation to institutional medical and food service staff regarding the nutritional care of the housed individuals in concert with the Agencies Bureau of Healthcare Services Food Service Division.
Resource will perform other related duties as they are assigned by an Agency.

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