Dialysis Registered Dietitian
Posted on: November 26, 2022
The Dietitian's role is to assure quality nutritional care of
patients and their families with chronic renal disease. ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and
tasks may be assigned. Assist with clinical and operational
processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations
and missed treatments. Recommend therapeutic diets in consideration
of cultural and/or personal preferences and changes in treatment
based on the patient's nutritional needs in consultation with the
patient's physician. Design and distribute educational materials
concerning diet for the dialysis patient, conduct seminars and
classes for dialysis patients concerning aspects of their diets.
Perform regularly scheduled evaluations of standard menus for renal
patients, revising and/or updating menus as necessary, and
participate in monthly interdisciplinary patient care conference.
Assist patients in obtaining dietary supplements as appropriate.
Must perform initial assessments and reassessments in accordance
with state regulations. Participate as a member of the
Interdisciplinary team in all required patient assessment and care
planning activities. Help maintain a productive quality assurance
program and participate in the center's quality assurance
activities. Be familiar with all emergency operational procedures.
Attend and participate in the monthly Quality Assessment and
Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities. Establish and maintain a
positive relationship with Medical Director and physicians, area
nursing homes, hospitals, agencies, vendors and the community as
applicable. Regular and reliable attendance is required for the
job. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully,
an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. Requirements include: Must have Bachelor of Science
Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or Food.Minimum of one year
experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian
required.Current Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) certification
showing proof registered with Commission of Dietetic
Registration.Current Dietitian (LD/LDN) license in applicable state
is required unless employed in the state of AZ, CA, CO, HI, IN, MI,
NJ or VA. State certification (Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist)
required in CT and NY. License must be maintained as current and in
good standing. Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft
Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical
applications required within 90 days of hire. U.S. Renal Care is an
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran.
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted:
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