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Dietician Internship

Company: Promedica
Location: Sylvania
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

NEW PAY RATES* 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 Sylvanias 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 Alzheimers and Dementia, along with the Ebeid Center our hospice facility. The acute care Registered Dietitian works in collaboration with the inpatient heath care team to provide the patient centered nutrition care based on evidence based best practice guidelines. Identifies patients that may be at nutrition risk based on hospital protocol. Performs age-specific nutrition assessments for our diverse patient population based on historical, clinical and lab data, including nutrition focused physical assessment when indicated to identify patients at risk of malnutrition. Provides appropriate interventions and initiates individualized nutrition care plans utilizing the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 'Nutrition Care Process'. Provides appropriate recommendations for enteral and parenteral nutrition support if the patient is unable to maintain adequate oral nutrition. RD may manage enteral nutrition support and oversee parenteral nutrition support when consulted by provider. Attends and participates in inter-disciplinary rounds on assigned units as needed. Provides education on therapeutic diets to patients and/or care givers based on the patient's needs and provider consults. Documents assessments, reassessments and care plans in the EMR using the standardized 'Nutrition Care Process' as per hospital policy and procedure. Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned. Provides nutrition care to out-patients in areas such as diabetes and oncology clinics based on provider referrals. Provides care according to organizational ethics, licensure, and the Standards of Professional Practice for Dietetics. Applies the Joint Commission and/or other regulatory standards in the provision of nutrition services. Participates as an active member of hospital committees; represents department interests and contributes toward hospital goals. Required to provide weekend and holiday coverage either on site and/or remote coverage to provide consistent nutrition care to patients. Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics or related field. Completion of a dietetic internship and successful completion of the national registration exam (RD status). Must be able to use the hospital computer system to input and retrieve data. Years of Experience: One year in an acute care setting. Ohio dietitians must be licensed with the State Medical Board of Ohio. Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Working Conditions: Employee will be expected to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by the hospital. Employee should be able to be standing, moving or walking for long lengths of time, and this may happen for the entirety of the shift. ProMedicais 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. 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 Jobble

Keywords: Promedica, Toledo , Dietician Internship, Other , Sylvania, Ohio

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