Washington, DC, United States
- Assess and provide nutrition treatment, consultation, and/or education to a primarily specialized group of patients and/or families as ordered by physicians.
- Contribute to the achievement of established department goals and objectives.
- Adhere to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards.
- Comply with governmental and accreditation regulations.
- Provide quality diabetes education to patients, families, and groups.
- Serve as an education resource to the institution, staff, and community.
- Consult with and/or make recommendations to physicians and other allied health professionals regarding patients' nutritional status, nutrient needs, or specific diet plan.
- Competitive pay
- Generous paid time off
- Great health and wellness benefits
- Retirement savings
- Education assistance
- And more
- Formulate nutritional assessment, evaluation, and follow-up for patients at high risk or according to departmental policy for patients who may be at risk.
- Consult participants in the Diabetes Self Management Education program on diet rationale for self-management.
- Document relevant aspects of diabetes care for patients in the medical chart.
- Meet MDI, ADA, and CMS standards of chart content.
- Prepare and communicate documentation to referring physicians.
- Bill for group and individual patient encounters.
- Maintain billing and documentation requirements and standards.
- Communicate effectively with healthcare team members regarding patient care.
- Serve as a nutrition resource to other members of the professional staff.
- Participate in the development of curriculum, handouts, protocols, and visual aids.
- Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team.
- Participate in marketing and coordinating diabetes education resources.
- Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote the utilization of the Diabetes Education Program.
- Maintain professional licensure and certification in the area of clinical expertise.
- Seek educational experience to stay current with trends in care of diabetic patients.
- Attend pertinent meetings to enhance clinical practice.
- Support growth in recorded and documented CDR Professional Development Plan.
- Participate in meetings and committees.
- Represent the department and hospital in community outreach efforts.
- Participate in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
- Operate/transport nutrition vehicle to community partners and clinic sites if required.
- Establish data collection and management protocols for tracking program goals and metrics.
- B.S. degree with a major in Food & Nutrition from an accredited college or university which includes an accredited dietetic internship coupled with a minimum of 5 years progressive clinical nutrition experience, or
- M.S. degree in food and nutrition with approved training from the American Dietetic Association coupled with 3 years clinical nutrition experience, or
- Specialty certification acquired such as CNSD, CDE, or other specialty which will benefit GUH nutrition practice and three years clinical nutrition experience, or
- Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.
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