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Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital Clinical Dietician #1641 in El Dorado, Kansas

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Description: Provide clinical dietetic and nutrition services/counseling for inpatients and outpatients, PRN position. Diligently demonstrates SBAMH's Standards of Behavior when interacting with patients, staff, physicians, volunteers, students, and the community.Skills: Education: Bachelor of Science of Dietetics and Nutrition from a fully accredited university. Experience: At least one year of clinical experience is preferred. Certification/Licensure: Must be Kansas Licensed, Registered Dietitian or eligible for registration. Code Blue Training: A minimum training level of BLS is required.Duties: Attends discharge planning - SCP Care Plan meetings. Provides diet instruction to patient and family. Schedules and performs diet instruction and follow-up for outpatients.Performs diet consults/assessments when ordered by physician or recommended by another interdisciplinary team member. Assesses needs for nutritional supplements/parenteral nutrition or responds to physician order for it. Documents calorie counts. When needed consults with Director and food service supervisor to plan therapeutic diet for patients. Participates in patient care planning with renal team and makes recommendations based on nutritional needs of patient. Documents nutritional evaluation following diet instruction for new chronic dialysis patients, new patients, and outpatients within 30 days. Evaluates nutritional needs for chronic dialysis patients monthly by reviewing medical history, lab, and medications and through patient counseling. Completes quarterly charting note on hemodialysis patients with review of lab, nutritional status, and need for parenteral nutrition. Participates as a team member in the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program, Adult Diabetes Education Program, Dialysis Center, and Wound Care Team. Gathers and reports quality improvement data to Director. Participates in educational programs to maintain license and registration. Provides community education programs as requested by community and civic organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.