Landmark Hospitals
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Landmark Hospital of Cape Girardeau has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Dietitian to join our dedicated and professional team, where we are committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality of care to our patients.

Shift:  Days

Summary: Responsible for nutritional assessments and follow-up of patients with nutritional deficits in the hospital. They participate in team treatment planning for all patients and provide nutritional education to patients, families, and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor contracted food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards
  • Monitor medical facility activities to ensure adherence to standards or regulations
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans, and provides nutritional counseling
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation
  • Counsel individuals on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues
  • Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance
  • Coordinates with pharmacist to calculate appropriate TPN and PPN orders
  • Chooses adequate enteral nutrition formula, calculate rates to meet nutritional needs
  • Recommends supplements, labs, consults for Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapists, Gastrointestinal doctors, etc.

Requirements:

  • Registered Dietitian with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Licensed Dietitian with Missouri State Department of Health
  • Must be self-motivated with critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Experience in Parenteral Nutrition preferred
  • Working knowledge of electronic medical records preferred

About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, Utah and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

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