REGISTERED DIETITIAN - NUTRITION SERVICES (PRN-8A-5P, Weekdays and weekends)(Job Id 3842)
Job ID: 3842
Date posted: 12/22/2017
Work Type: PRN
Department: NUTRITION SERVICES GMC
Shift/Hours: 8A-5P, Weekdays and weekends
: PRN Facility: GWINNETT MEDICAL CENTER Other information:
Department: NUTRITION SERVICES GMC Shift/Hours
: 8A-5P, Weekdays and weekends
As an integral member of the Gwinnett Medical Center Clinical Nutrition team, the Registered Dietitian provides evidence-based clinical nutrition therapy, the dietitian develops and implements best practice models of clinical nutrition care. The dietitian ensures that patients receive the appropriate and optimal nutritional care by performing the following responsibilities: initiating and collaborating with patients, caregivers, their significant others and the interprofessional team to systematically collect data on the health of each patient for initial screening; conducting in-depth assessment and on-going monitoring and reassessment; identifying priorities and strategies or interventions that best meet the individualized needs and achieve optimal outcomes for each patient; safely and effectively performing the strategies and interventions directed by the treatment program; systematically evaluating the extent to which optimal outcomes have been achieved. The dietitian ensures excellence and continued advancement of the provision of nutrition services by actively delivering, coordinating and participating professional development activities. To perform functions of Clinical nutrition service, such as nutrition assessment, modified diet formulations and self-management training.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with a major in foods & nutrition required or allowed major. Registration with the commission on Dietetic Registration required. Current Georgia licensure as a Dietitian required. Prior hospital experience in clinical nutrition for 2 years preferred with current skills of Patient Assessment in the Acute Care Environment.