The registered dietitian (RD) is responsible for the nutritional intervention for a variety of patients. The RD recommends appropriate medical nutrition therapy based on patient‘s diagnosis and nutritional status. Educates patients, family and significant others on nutritional guidelines to follow at home, as needed. Contributes to departmental achievements through process improvement. Documents nutritional interventions including plan of care in patients' charts following established procedures. Educator and resource person for area of nutrition specialization.
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* Assesses patient’s nutritional status and needs. Develops and implements patient care plans and assesses patient responses.
* Collaborates with physicians, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare team members/departments to determine, coordinate, and provide medical nutrition therapy.
* Collaborates with the Food Service department to provide nutritionally appropriate menus, food options, and services for patients.
* Develops and provides education, training, consulting, and counseling services throughout the organization and for the community. Participates and collaborates in PI initiatives.