Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Registered Dietitian - REACH program in Albany, New York
REACH, a part of Dialysis Clinic, Inc, is a kidney health management program designed to benefit members along the continuum of kidney disease, including advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), through health education, self-management and behavior change counseling, coordination of care with other providers, and patient navigation services.
The goal of the REACH care team is to educate, support, and empower self-care to improve kidney health and delay the need for renal replacement therapies (RRT). For people who do progress to ESRD, the REACH care team aims to increase preemptive renal transplants (before the need for RRT), facilitate a successful transition to RRT or medical management (MM), increase renal transplant rates after the start of dialysis, and address advance care planning.
The Registered Dietitian assesses, monitors, and educates dialysis patients about nutritional needs.
This position is part-time, 20 hours/week, M-F
Assess the individual patient's nutritional needs.
Educates the patient and family about the importance of diet and fluid control.
Reviews laboratory results with the patient and makes recommendations to the patient and physician.
Documents thoroughly according to DCI policy.
Participates in team care planning, clinic CQI program and Risk Management.
Educates staff about the renal diet and laboratory results.
Participates in quality improvement activities, patient care conference and other clinic programs.
Actively encourages and is an example of open communication between physicians, patients, and staff.
Must be a certified Registered Dietitian.
A Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition is required.
One year related experience in clinical nutrition required.
DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.
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Job Location US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/8/2020 6:14 PM)
# of Openings 1
Address 176 Washington Ave Extension, #100
Category Registered Dietician