Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This job directs and provides nutrition care to patients through the process of assessment planning, implementation and monitoring; provides nutrition education to patients and staff.
- Performs individualized patient assessments and reassessments. (30%)
- Develops, documents, and monitors the nutritional plan of care for the population served according to individualized assessment and professional standards. (30%)
- Provides education and/or educational programs for patients and staff. (20%)
- Performs documentation and completes reports according to procedures and established practice within guidelines. (10%)
- Develops, implements, and monitors tools necessary to maintain and improve nutrition care provided to patients, staff and community. (10%)
- Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
- Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition
- Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) OR Registered Dietician (RD) OR eligible and must obtain either RDN or RD within six (6) months of hire.
- Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) OR eligible and must obtain within nine (9) months of hire.
- Master’s Degree
- Experience within specialty practice.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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