Company Name:

Vail Health

Location:

Edwards, CO

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

October 17, 2018

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Dietitian 7200

  • POSITION PURPOSE:
    • Responsible for nutrition care and assuring optimal quality nutrition for inpatients and outpatients and satellite clinics. Provides wellness/community education programs as requested and maintains current programs. Acts as a liaison for the Food Service & Nutrition Services Departments.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Follows policies and standards of care relating to initial assessments, calorie counts, enteral and parenteral feedings, follow-ups, consults, prioritizing patients TM level of care, reviews/ revises data as appropriate and documents accurately.
    • Provides timely and cost effective coordination of all aspects of nutrition care as evidenced by cost accountability (entering charges and stats), consistently offers assistance to co-workers and changes priorities as patients TM needs change.
    • Maintains constructive, collaborative and accountable communication with patients, families, physicians, coworkers, and other members of the health care team to contribute to continuity of care.
    • Responsible for entering/recording daily charges/activities (IP, OP and other stats), retrieving voice mail, email, pages and scheduling consults in a timely manner.
    • Participates/assists with quality improvement programs as assigned or required by the Joint Commission, such as meal rounds/test trays; evaluates problem areas and provides suggestions for changes.
    • Is familiar with food production procedures and coordinates special menu requests with existing procedures, workload and available products.
    • Provides in-service training for support staff, co-workers, department, etc. annually.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      Experience:
      At least one year experience in clinical nutrition preferred (covering all areas of patient care and age groups identified below).

      License(s):
      • N/A
    • Certification(s):
      • RD, Registered Dietitian. Current Registration with Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR) based on fulfilling continuing education requirement 75 hours per 5 year period.
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:

Company Name:

Vail Health

Location:

Edwards, CO

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

October 17, 2018

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