Tenet Healthcare Clinical Dietitian Cardiac Rehab per diem in Framingham, Massachusetts

Summary

Performs the functions of a specialized clinical nutrition service, such as nutrition assessment, nutrition education, nutrient intake analysis and patient screening to provide quality nutrition care to patients and families.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses nutritional status of the patient based on information gathered from the medical record, patient, family and other health care team members.

  • Identifies and provides for teaching needs of patients and family utilizing appropriate educational material and arranging for the most suitable environment possible.

  • Performs nutrient intake analysis.

  • Performs nutrition screening and assesses patients identified as high nutrition risks.

  • Participates in developing policies and procedures related to providing nutrition care and patient tray services.

  • Assigns appropriate nutrition care tasks to the dietetic technicians.

  • Acts as a preceptor for dietetic interns and dietetic technician students when required.

  • Relieves employees in the diet office as assigned.

Education

Required: Bachelor degree

Experience

Preferred: 1 year as a dietitian in a clinical setting

Certifications

Required: Registered or Registration eligible with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Must obtain registration within 6 months. Must possess current state licensure as Dietitian or obtain with 90 days or hire.

Job: Maintenance, Food Service,Housekeeping and Security

Organization: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital

Title: Clinical Dietitian Cardiac Rehab per diem

Location: MA-Framingham

Requisition ID: 1805035815