Dialysis Registered Dietitian - *Bonus up to $10,000*
Company: US Renal Care
Posted on: September 22, 2022
The Dietitian's role is to assure quality nutritional care of
patients and their families with chronic renal disease. ESSENTIAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and
tasks may be assigned. Assist with clinical and operational
processes to improve patient health and minimize hospitalizations
and missed treatments.
Recommend therapeutic diets in consideration of cultural and/or
personal preferences and changes in treatment based on the
patient's nutritional needs in consultation with the patient's
Design and distribute educational materials concerning diet for the
dialysis patient, conduct seminars and classes for dialysis
patients concerning aspects of their diets.
Perform regularly scheduled evaluations of standard menus for renal
patients, revising and/or updating menus as necessary, and
participate in monthly interdisciplinary patient care
Assist patients in obtaining dietary supplements as
Must perform initial assessments and reassessments in accordance
with state regulations.
Participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary team in all
required patient assessment and care planning activities.
Help maintain a productive quality assurance program and
participate in the center's quality assurance activities.
Be familiar with all emergency operational procedures.
Attend and participate in the monthly Quality Assessment and
Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities.
Establish and maintain a positive relationship with Medical
Director and physicians, area nursing homes, hospitals, agencies,
vendors and the community as applicable.
Regular and reliable attendance is required for the job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Requirements include: Must have Bachelor of Science Degree in
Dietetics, Nutrition, or Food.
Minimum of one year experience in clinical nutrition as a
Registered Dietitian required.
Current Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) certification showing proof
registered with Commission of Dietetic Registration.
Current Dietitian (LD/LDN) license in applicable state is required
unless employed in the state of AZ, CA, CO, HI, IN, MI, NJ or VA.
State certification (Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist) required in
CT and NY. License must be maintained as current and in good
Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical applications
required within 90 days of hire. U.S. Renal Care is an Equal
Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran. Requirements: .
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