Dietitian - Clinical Genomics
- Location: Rochester, MN
- Posted: Nov 27, 2018
Provides individualized medical nutrition therapy to patients with inborn errors of metabolism in ambulatory and hospital settings as a part of a multidisciplinary team in a tertiary care center.
Disorders of focus include but are not limited to: phenylketonuria, urea cycle disorders, maple syrup urine disease, organic acidemias, galactosemia, fatty acid oxidation disorders, glycogen storage diseases, congenital disorders of glycosylation, and mitochondrial disorders.
Provide nutritional assessment and management assistance to physicians caring for patients with diagnosed inborn errors of metabolism
Provide dietary assessments, instruction, and education to patients and families with inborn errors of metabolism
Coordinate follow up nutritional laboratory and dietary assessments and plan therapeutic changes based on results
Assist in appropriate and timely response to abnormal newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism
Assist in sick-day management of patients with inborn errors of metabolism
Contribute to ongoing academic/research projects in metabolic diseases and metabolomics testing
Applies medical nutrition therapy standards of care to incorporate the nutrition care process: nutrition assessment/re-assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention (food and/or nutrient delivery, nutrition education, nutrition counseling and coordination of nutrition care) and nutrition monitoring/evaluation. This includes advanced/specialized nutrition care for high acuity/medically complex patients. Works collaboratively with colleagues throughout the enterprise to develop medical nutrition therapy practice guidelines and/or protocols, curriculum and nutrition education materials. Precepts dietetic interns; mentors and trains new staff. Collaborates with administrative support staff. Works collaboratively with providers and other allied health care staff to develop and deliver programs and services that promote genomics initiatives. Researches best practice to ensure effective interventions and measures outcomes of interventions. Demonstrates effective public speaking/presentation skills.
Bachelors degree in Nutrition or related field. Completion of Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited Internship or approved training program.
- Full Time