CLINICAL DIETITIAN, As Needed - Duke Raleigh Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 145709
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Level ICoordinate all phases of nutrition care including nutritionassessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling ofhospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings. Performduties in support ofand in compliance with performance improvementplans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulato ryagencies.Level II Function in a supervisory role as a teamleader in ad ditionto the duties and responsibilities of Level I.
Work Pe rformed
Level I *Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated withthepatient's medical goals. * Evaluate,interpre t,monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritionalneeds of ho spitalized patients and out patients using establishedstandards of care andpractice guidelines. *Identify and provideage-specific nutrition coun seling to meet the cultural needs of thepatients and their families. *De velop, review, update and implementeducational materials to meet the nee dsof patients and professionals.*Write order for diet, supplement, enter al/parenteral nutrition andlaboratory data per hospital policy. *Functio nas an integral member ofthe clinical interdisciplinary team. *Maintainr egistered dietitian(RD) status including continuing professional educati on per theProfessional Development Portfolio. *Precept dietetic internsa ndprovide on the job training for newly hired clinical staff. *Supervise daily work of dietetic technicians, registered; provide input intoevalua tion but doesn't directly evaluate their performance. *Complywith Nutrit ion Services meeting and attendance standards.LevelII *Perform all thedu ties and responsibilities of Level I.*Complete monthly performance impro vement reports. *Assist thedepartmentdirector in reviewing and updating department policies andprocedures *Plan and coordinate the work schedule and daily work loadof the clinical dietitians and dietetic interns*Other duties assignedby the department director
Knowledge,Skillsa nd Abilities
Level I Baccalaureate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major. Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian. Level II Same as Level I
Level I Level II One year in an acute care environment preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions. Two years in an acute care environment with one year supervisory experience preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I Level II Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire. Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; proviso for license-eligible dietitians as above Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Or equivalent combination of experience and education
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