Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Dietitian in Las Vegas, Nevada
Provides nutrition consults on patients upon request.
Provides nutrition consults to the Dietary department regarding menus, special diets and other items as necessary.
Completes nutritional assessments for patients who are at nutritional risk.
Develops appropriate nutrition plans of care.
Establishes coordination of nutrition plan of care with medical staff, nursing and other patient care services.
Monitors and evaluates nutrition care quality.
Clear documentation of nutrition care and education in medical records.
Registered Dietitian or Licensed Dietitian through the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services required.
Possess specialized knowledge relating to nutrition, menu planning, and special diets.
Demonstrates knowledge of potential medication and nutrient interactions and uses the knowledge in patient education.
Demonstrates ability to educate clients on modified diets
Ability to provide competent care to patients of all ages, from adolescents to geriatrics.
This is a contracted position