Clinical Dietitian, Part Time, Waconia
- Location: Waconia, MN
- Posted: Jan 16, 2019
This position is responsible for coordinating all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings.
Evaluates, interprets, monitors and documents the nutritional status and nutritional needs of hospitalized patients and outpatients.
Provides nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical needs.
Consults with physicians and other care team members regarding patient nutritional care needs.
Interprets nutrition assessment information to identify each patient's nutritional requirements related to their age-specific needs.
Develops, reviews, updates and implements educational materials to meet the needs of patients, family members, community, and health care team.
Provides recommendations for enteral/parenteral nutrition needs and orders nutritional supplements to meet patient's nutritional needs.
Precepts dietetic interns.
Educates inpatients and outpatients in one-on-one and group settings.
Provides professional and courteous customer service to internal and external customers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications
Current registration by the Commission of Dietetic Registration
License Dietitian with the State of Minnesota
1+ years Insulin Pump experience
Advanced knowledge and background in nutrition and diet therapy for health and disease, human physiology and anatomy and basic pharmacology relative to age-specific criteria for pediatric, adolescent, adults and geriatric
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Ability to work autonomously and as a team
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations
Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
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