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Clinical Dietitian - Flower Hospital - Nutrition Services - Part Time

Company: ProMedica
Location: Ottawa Lake
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

ProMedica Flower Hospital is located in Sylvania OH, a suburb of Toledo, OH. -Among being located in one of the area's most beautiful landscapes, Sylvania offers a high-quality lifestyle for its residents with Sylvania's public school as one of the finest in the region, rated as "Excellent" by the state of Ohio. There are many outdoor activities to enjoy at our nationally recognized Pacesetter Park, along with music and entertainment found at Centennial Terrace and Downtown Sylvania, and the LPGA annual tournament. -The Flower Hospital campus is a 311-bed facility that houses the Hickman Cancer Center, ER Trauma Center, and is the regional leader for inpatient adult psychiatric services. -The campus includes, the Goerlich Center, which provides residence for patients with Alzheimer's and Dementia, along with the Ebeid Center our hospice facility.Position Summary:The clinical -dietitian collaborates with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy. - Identifies -patients at nutritional risk based on hospital policy. - Assesses nutritional needs and identifies -nutrient requirements according to -age and disease specific needs of patients. - Develops and implements the nutrition care plan for all assigned patients. - Fosters continuity of care among all phases across the continuum of care. -Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions. - Provides nutrition education to patients and family members on appropriate food selections and eating behaviors to accomplish -patient -goals. -The clinical dietitian also participates in performance improvement activities. - Acts as a resource for dietetic technicians -and mentors dietetics students. - Actively assesses, evaluates and maintains professional development and competencies.Accountabilities:

  • Performs age-specific nutritional assessments and develops age-specific medical nutrition therapy plans for all age groups.
  • Obtains accurate, complete and timely nutritional history from patient and/or family using appropriate interviewing techniques.
  • Reviews the medical record thoroughly, accurately noting and interpreting pertinent information in accordance with departmental and professional standards.
  • Correctly identifies patients at nutritional risk in accordance with department policy.
  • Assesses patients' learning needs, barriers to learning, preferred learning styles and educational level and provides nutrition education accordingly.
  • Assesses nutritional needs and identifies nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs of patients.
  • Develops thorough, appropriate medical nutrition therapy plans and makes interventions and/or recommendations in a timely and effective manner.
  • Coordinates patient's medical nutrition therapy with other care team members.
  • Documents individualized nutritional problems, goals, outcomes and plan of care in medical record accurately, completely, and concisely in accordance with hospital documentation policies.
  • Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions.
  • Plan and implements group cases or presentations as assigned in accordance with professional and departmental standards.
  • Develops and updates educational materials as needed or assigned in accordance with professional and departmental standards.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned.
  • Assists with menu planning and revision.
  • Participates as an active member of hospital committees; represents department interests and contributes toward hospital goals.Required Qualifications:
    • Must be licensed -dietitian with the Ohio Medical Board.
    • Bachelor's degree in dietetics or related field.
    • Registered dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic.
    • Must be able to move about hospital and between workstations.
    • Must be able to understand directions, communicate and respond to inquiries.
    • Effective interpersonal skills.
    • Must be able to use the hospital computer system to input and retrieve data. -ProMedica -is a mission-based, not-for-profit health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 49,000 employees, 12 hospitals, 2,500+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 1,000+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and 330+ assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health. For more information about ProMedica, please visit -. -Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, -age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics.Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica, Toledo , Clinical Dietitian - Flower Hospital - Nutrition Services - Part Time, Healthcare , Ottawa Lake, Ohio

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