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Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Registered Dietitian in Nacogdoches, Texas


The Registered Dietitian assesses, monitors, and educates dialysis patients about nutritional needs, then monitors and evaluates interventions.


  • Completes a nutrition assessment within 30 calendar days following the patient's first dialysis session in the facility or within the first 13 hemodialysis sessions.

  • Develops and implements the patient’s individualized, comprehensive care plan based on needs identified from the assessment.

  • Identifies specific interventions to meet nutritional needs based on evidence-based guidelines, best practice and current research.

  • Evaluates the current and typical diet and recommends a nutrition prescription/diet order. Recommends adjustments as needed utilizing diet preferences and assessment information.

  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about the role of diet and fluid management with kidney disease.

  • Monitors laboratory results in comparison with goals and planned interventions. Reviews with the patient and makes recommendations to the patient and IDT, including the physician.

  • Documents on the care plan at least monthly, charting progress toward action steps.

  • Participates in care plan meetings.

  • Assesses patient understanding and success of nutrition interventions; collaborates with the patient and IDT to revise the plan as appropriate to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Coordinates nutritional care with nursing home personnel and other professionals as appropriate

  • Utilizes a patient-centered care approach, being respectful of and responsive to patient needs while encouraging patient engagement.

  • Documents thoroughly according to DCI policy. Documents patient care and education via progress notes in the medical record.

  • Participates in the QAPI process, documenting and attending meetings per clinic policy.

  • Compiles and develops educational materials to be used as teaching aids in diet and nutrition education of patients.

  • Identifies potential errors and hazards related to nutrition care and communicates to other team members.

  • Reviews ongoing research in kidney disease and nutrition; shares it with health care professionals.



  • Must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • Minimum of one year’s professional work experience in clinical nutrition is 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 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-TX-Nacogdoches

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/8/2021 5:34 PM)

ID 2021-12015

# of Openings 1

Address 4731 NE Stallings Drive

Category Registered Dietician