13 days old

Registered Dietitian I - Grade 30

Kaiser Permanente
Folsom, CA 95630
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Responsible for providing clinical nutrition care & services to patients/clients in response to protocol & physician's orders to include the following: assessment of Patient's nutritional risks/status, development of care plans to meet nutritional needs of patients, counseling of patients & family members, and education of patients, family members & caregivers. In addition, hospital Based RD work w/ the Food Service staff to coordinate the food w/ the diet orders, & work to establish quality standard w/ staff and services provided may be on medical center wide basis, in specialty area (e.g. ambulatory, maternal/child health, home health, hospice, etc.) &/or across the continuum.

Essential Functions:
- Provides comprehensive nutritional care, which is customer focused & cost effective, while maintaining high quality service standards, to our members.
- Provides nutritional screening & assessment of patients for appropriate nutrition intervention.
- In accordance with physician orders, develop individualized nutrition care plans based on patient's age, sex, diagnosis, cultural background, pain level, preferences, & religious practices.
- Conducts audits &/or menu reviews, & ensures patient menus or supplemental feedings meet nutritional requirements & physician's orders for individual patients to include size, age, gender, cultural backgrounds, preferences, diagnosis, pain level, & religious practices.
- Develops meal plans to meet the member's lifestyle.
- Documents in the medical records as appropriate.
- Coordinates activities w/ the food service department to insure quality & accuracy of the food served to the patients.
- Monitors the accuracy of the tray related to the MNT or diet order according to diet manual.
- Checks for quality of product & is responsible for corrections & quality follow-up w/ manager/supervisor, staff, or vendor.
- Writes assessments, implements nutritional care plans, & follows the care & progress of the patients per protocol.
- Participate in the design, development & implementation of high quality, cost effective food & clinical nutrition programs, policies & practices in the medical center, & ensure compliance w/ administrative, legal & regulatory requirements.
- Assists in the development, implementation & maintenance of nutrition care, & service standards.
- Participates in the development & implementation of quality, service & performance improvement processes related to the delivery of clinical nutrition services.
- Contributes to the overall cost structure & service improvement goals of the Service Area.
- Conducts quality assurance audits & participates in committees & meetings to receive & report information.
- Assists in compiling audit information & standard setting.
- Provide feedback to Division Food & Clinical Nutrition Services staff or menu modifications & revision.
- Provides input to the budget process.
- May provide in-service training to staff.
- Participates in the organizations quality program.
- Helps identify risk factors and establish performance targets & goals.
- Performs quality audits, reviews work, & assists others to improve performance.
- Performs other related duties as necessary
- May mentor, assist, review, assign, correct, organize and/or coordinate the work of new employees, students, Nutrition Aides, Nutrition Clerks, Nutrition Assistants and Diet Technician Registered but does not have the authority to hire, fire or discipline.

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Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-04

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Dietitian
43rd2018 - Dietitian
Overall Rating: 43/220
Median Salary: $59,410

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