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Clinical Dietitian PRN - Food and Nutrition in Las Cruces, NM at Memorial Medical Center

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Memorial Medical Center

Provides inpatient and/oroutpatient clinical nutrition services through utilization of all aspects ofthe nutrition care process. 

Essential Functions

Conducts NutritionScreening / Prioritization of care for all patients that need to be seen on adaily basis.

Utilizes knowledge inthe area of medical nutrition therapy to apply the Nutrition Care Process,including completion of the nutrition assessment, determination of thenutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition interventions, andmonitoring and evaluating of the patient’s progress according to age, disease,and individual needs.

Utilizes current /evidence based protocols in order to ensure medical nutrition therapy practicesto meet established guidelines.

Provides and assesseseffectiveness of patient and family education. Develops, evaluates and utilizesappropriate education materials for patients. Identifies learning needs usingmethods appropriate to each patient's developmental and educational level;evaluates and documents learner response to teaching.

Completes all requireddocumentation including nutritional care plan, assessments, consultations,nutrient intake analyses and patient education in the patient's medical recordand on all required documentation tools in a timely, professional and thoroughmanner.

Attendsmultidisciplinary care plan rounds on assigned floors as indicated by hospitaland department policy and procedures.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: B.S., B.A. or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a related discipline. Successful completion of internship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Minimum Experience: Minimum of 1 year as a practicing registered dietitian preferred. Teaching or seminar development and delivery experience. Experience with multi-level programs preferred.

Certification/Licensure: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Licensed Dietitian with the State of New Mexico. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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