Momentum at South Bay, NY has an opportunity for a Registered Dietitian.
This is a per diem position.
Good organizational skills and communication skills needed.
Evaluate the nutritional status of patients by reviewing pertinent information obtained from the electronic medical record, the hospital discharge papers, the interdisciplinary health care team, and family
Apply knowledge of nutrition screening assessment to specific patient populations to define their nutritional needs
Document pertinent findings in the medical record as per policy
Provide quality nutrition counseling to patients, family members as indicated
Implement and evaluate nutrition care plans for effectiveness; recommend changes as needed
Use professional judgment to adapt as well as apply guidelines, protocols plus professional standards of care to the new changing needs of the patient
Evaluate the need for enteral and parenteral nutrition support; providing recommendations as indicated
Participate in interdisciplinary care plan meetings; communicating effectively with members of the health team
Complete Minimum Data Set (MDS) documentation as requested by the facility
Assist with discharge planning
Menu planning as needed
Knowledge of SIGMA Care preferred
Work Location: One location