DIETITIAN CLINICIAN

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DIETITIAN CLINICIAN
Metabolic & Weight Loss

Occupational Summary

Conduct and implement comprehensive nutritional assessment for patients at nutritional risk; interpret biochemical and clinical data and screen, identify and monitor patients at nutritional risk; provide a variety of nutritional therapy intervention methods to resolve nutritional crisis and to ensure health maintenance.

Work Performed
  • Develop and implement individualized dietary care plans utilizing nutritional assessment methodology to include planning individualized menus and calculating and planning modified diets to meet nutritional and psychological needs, ensuring conformance to physician's orders and high standards of food quality.
  • Interview patients and review medical and dietary history to determine food preferences and dietary habits and to assess nutritional needs; correlate information with patient's medical progress and plan meal patterns for the patient; make appropriate notations and recommendations on the patient's chart.
  • Attend daily rounds and consult with physicians, nursing personnel and other members of the health care team to provide information regarding patient's dietary history, to ensure compatibility of the dietary care plan with other health care plans, to discuss unusual dietary needs or preferences of patients, to resolve problems and to implement changes.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of dietary care plan in relation to patient's medical progress and modify or revise dietary care plan as required; prepare and maintain various records and reports pertaining to dietary services provided.
  • Instruct patients and/or their families regarding hospital or home diets; develop and provide instructional materials to assist patients in their home dietary program; arrange for follow-up dietary care subsequent to discharge or transfer.
  • Plan and supervise the work of and provide technical guidance to ancillary personnel engaged in writing diets and preparing, serving and distributing food to patients.
  • Participate in rewriting and up-dating diet manual.
  • Attend seminars and lectures to keep abreast of current research trends; participate as instructor in area of specialization in workshops, seminars, conferences and in service education classes; provide instruction to interns and para-medical students.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401538964

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1149 DIETITIAN CLINICIAN

Job Family Level
92

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires bachelor's degree in dietetics/nutrition and American Dietetics Association (ADA) registry.

Experience

None required beyond education/training. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

108502BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 1/18/2019
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