Inpatient Case Management
Consults with patients, families, physicians and staff, to ensure that dietary needs are being met by making appropriate nutritional recommendations.
Ensure best practice regarding patient nutritional needs by referencing the Nutritional Care Manual. Completes patient nutritional assessment when ordered within required time frame. Establishes plan of care for patient's nutritional requirements. Counsels patients and family members regarding nutritional requirements, using appropriate instructional methods. Documents patient assessment and teaching. Calculates calorie counts, protein needs and enteral and parenteral feeding. Reviews progress of patients' tolerance and satisfaction with diet orders.
Must be a registered dietitian licensed in the state of Ohio. Must have knowledge of food preparation techniques and products. Must have strong interpersonal skills. Must have strong communication skills and technical skills. Must have ability to plan and organize. Requires 2-3 years related experience in a healthcare setting.
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