The purpose of this position is to provide clinical nutrition care to less nutritionally complicated including providing nutrition education to these patients as directed by and under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager or Clinical Dietitians, provide support to the Room Service Call Center staff, calculate and record results of nutrient intake analysis in the medical record, calculate specialized enteral/infant feedings, and monitor usage, place orders for enteral nutrition products.
Calculate nutrient intake analysis data and enter the results in the medical record
Monitor usage and order enteral and infant formula product
Provide nutrition care and education to low nutrition risk patients as directed by and under the direct supervision of the clinical dietitians
Provide support to the Call Center Communication Specialist and Room Service Associates, "trouble shoot" computer problems, and calculate recipes for modified infant formulas, enter menus into CBORD system as time permits and as needed
Develop nutrition education materials under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager or Clinical Dietitians
Completion of a Dietetic Technician Associates degree; OR Associates Degree in Science (AS), OR Associates Degree in Applied Science (AAS), OR Four year degree in Food and Nutrition or related field
Basic knowledge about counseling methods, fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism
Working knowledge of basic math, applied clinical nutrition
Demonstrated ability to screen individuals for nutrition risk, calculate diets for common conditions, determine nutrient requirements
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
ServSafe Certification (if not certified when hired must pass within 3 months of hire)
Food Handlers Card if ServSafe Certification not current
Deitetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
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