TITLE: Dietitian, Delaware OH & Surrounding Counties
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: PRN (as needed)
DUTIES OF POSITION:
Provide dietary education to agency staff and function as a member of the IDG.
Educate staff regarding dietary issues with the focus on dietary needs and interventions at the end of life. Assist the physician and nursing personnel to determine the dietary needs of the patient. Work with the IDG in the development of nutritional plans of care based on comprehensive assessments of patients’ nutritional need, preferences and choices. Provide dietary assessments of patients as well as dietary counseling to patients/families and needed. Function as a resource for agency staff as requested. Participate in QAPI activities as appropriate. Communicate with other team members and, when appropriate, instructs them in nutritional, dietary teaching that they may use while working with the patient. Maintain and submit written clinical and agency records as deemed necessary. Assume responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her health care knowledge through educational programs, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organization meetings and individual research and reading. Perform additional duties assigned in response to patient and/or agency needs.
The agility to drive and the ability to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the patient’s condition and to perform patient care. On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move patient weight up to 250 pounds: list and/or carry up to 30 pounds.
Utilization of computer, multi-line telephone, copy machine and other office equipment.
Has access to patient medical records.
Must be a graduate of a school approved by the Accrediation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. (ASEND). Certified, Licensed or Registered by the State of Ohio. Must have 1 year of experience. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing. Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
· Competitive Salary
· Mileage Reimbursement
· Positive Team Environment with support for each other!
Tranquility Hospice LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Drug Free Workplace
Tranquility Hospice LLC / Tranquility Health Care LLC complies with applicable Federal Civil Rights Laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.