Inpatient Dietitian

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Department: Food & Nutritional Services
Employer: MedBest
Payroll Title: Dietitian, L2
Bargaining Unit: N/A
Salary: Dependent on qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Allied Health

Job Summary:

Inpatient Dietitian to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy to and nutrition assessment of infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients through documentation in the medical record. Inpatient Dietitian to assess the nutritional status through screening, presence of malnutrition thought the Malnutrition Screening Tool, malnutrition diagnosis, intervention and monitoring to improve nutrition status, increased medical cost, reduce length of stay. Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to implement, initiate or modify order for diet or nutrition-related actions (e.g. nutrition supplements, dietary supplements, diet modifications, diet texture modifications for dentition or individual preferences, nutrition-related laboratory tests and medications, and nutrition education and counseling). Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to manage nutrition support therapies (e.g., enteral and parenteral formula selection and rate adjustments based on energy needs or laboratory results, addition of designated medications and vitamin/mineral supplements to parenteral nutrition solutions or supplemental water for enteral nutrition). Inpatient Dietitian participates in facility-wide and department Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program and on QAPI teams to improve processes and patient care. Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, patient care rounds and professional programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of two (2) years of experience in healthcare as a Registered Dietitian.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. State Licensure: Certified Dietitian-Nutritionists in New York State on hire or within six (6) months of hire required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree with preferred area of Nutrition or related field.
Board Certification as a Nutrition Support Clinician or other certifications in Pediatrics or Adult Nutrition: Board Certification as a Specialty in Pediatric Nutrition, Weight Management and Obesity, Oncology Nutrition, Renal Nutrition and Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management.

Work Days:

Monday through Friday 8 hours per day with weekend and holiday coverage

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office:

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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