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Nutrition Therapy Lead FT (GT) Job

Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: MEMPHIS, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

Direct the functions of nutrition therapy services (such as nutrition assessment, nutrition counseling/consultation, performance improvement), and the management of the clinical nutrition team to ensure high quality nutritional care is provided to patients.  Ensures patient satisfaction, quality care, regulatory agency compliance, and good public relations are achieved through the safe and efficient use of resources.Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area from an accredited program.

 

 

Three (3) years of experience in healthcare as a Registered Dietitian with prior managerial responsibilities.

 

Registered Dietitian and State Licensure, as required.

 

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Works with Nutrition Therapy Director to establish goals and oversee implementation of clinical nutrition care based upon facility’s medical direction and patient population.
  • Oversees systems and processes to ensure the strategic and operational objectives are met.
  • Assesses the nutritional status of neonates/infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient through documentation in the medical record.
  • Participates in facility-wide and department Performance Improvement Program, and on Performance Improvement teams to improve processes and patient care.
  • Communicates effectively with all team members, patients and families through conferences, individual consultation and committee participation.
Physical Requirements
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, carrying, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.


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