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Clinician Dietician

Company: Miravista Behavioral Health Center
Location: Holyoke
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Performs nutrition assessments as per Nutrition Practice Guidelines.Develops and implements patient specific nutritional care plans, interventions and goals as per Nutrition Practice Guidelines and Clinical Nutrition Policies.Monitors and evaluates patients responses to nutrition interventions.Provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) instruction to patients on modified diets when appropriate.Monitors for food and drug interactions and makes appropriate interventions. Educates patients on Food/Drug interaction when appropriate.Reviews prescribed diets/supplements for appropriateness and makes appropriate changes as per Protocol Orders Policy or makes recommendations for change.Documents all assessments, patient education, nutrition care plans, interventions and goals in the medical record utilizing Standardized Language and Nutrition Diagnosis.Confers with physicians and the other allied health care team members to clarify orders, recommends appropriate MNT and exchange patient information.Provides nutrition in-services to physicians and other allied health care team members as needed.Provides guidance to Food Service supervisors and staff to ensure menus are appropriate for the diet order.Participates in patient rounds, attends and contributes to patient care meetings.Participates in training nutrition interns.Completes PI activities as directed by CNM.Qualifications:Registration as dietitian with CDR and MA license required. Maintenance of registration and licensure required as per guidelines.Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles and concepts of human nutrition and metabolism.Work requires the analytical ability to collect information from diverse sources, synthesize a problem list and to devise/implement intervention.Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. This may include explaining clinical, technical concepts to physicians, other health care team members, patients and their families, comforting patients and their families, enforcing policies and regulations in difficult situations, or performing other duties requiring a comparable level of communication skill.About MiraVistaMiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an innovative 84 bed inpatient hospital.MiraVista s mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse.The MiraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.MiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Miravista Behavioral Health Center, Springfield , Clinician Dietician, Other , Holyoke, Massachusetts

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