Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Registered Dietitian in Nashville, Tennessee
The Registered Dietitian assesses, monitors, and educates DCI's patients on their ongoing nutritional needs while they receive dialysis treatments. The Registered Dietitian's dietary consultation is a key aspect of improving care for our patients with Kidney Disease. The Dietitian will support our patients in following an accessible and kidney-friendly diet.
Completes a nutrition assessment within 30 calendar days following the patient's first dialysis session.
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 practices and current research.
Evaluates the current diet of the patient and recommends a nutrition prescription/diet order. Also recommends diet adjustments as needed.
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 the care plan on at least monthly, charting progress of the patient's diet.
Participates in care plan meetings.
Assesses patient understanding and success of nutrition interventions; collaborates with the patient to revise the plan as appropriate to achieve desired outcomes.
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 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.
A Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition or a related field is required.
Minimum of one year professional work experience in clinical nutrition required.
Previous renal care or dialysis related experience a plus.
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-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 1 week ago (1/18/2022 6:06 PM)
# of Openings 1
Address 935 21st Avenue
Category Registered Dietician