Clinical Dietitian
Barlow Respiratory Hospital - Los Angeles, CA

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The Clinical Dietitian is a Registered Dietitian (RD) responsible for the provision of nutritional care for all patients at the Barlow Main campus, under the direction of the Senior Clinical Dietitian. The Barlow patient populations are chronically critically ill and medically complex; the majority of patients require enteral nutrition support.

At the Barlow Main campus, the Clinical RD performs initial and follow-up nutrition assessments based on pertinent medical, laboratory, and patient/family interview data, and provides disease-specific nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations. The Clinical RD plans, implements, and evaluates enteral and parenteral nutrition prescriptions specific to individual patient nutrition and metabolic requirements. The Clinical RD participates in patient rounds and health care team rounds / conferences as appropriate; provides input relative to patient's alimentation / nutrition support; monitors patients' nutritional intake and nutrition/metabolic status; facilitates necessary changes in nutrition support therapy. This position reports to the Senior Clinical Dietitian. The Clinical RD as appropriate/indicated provides patient, family, and staff education, and serves as an active member of the multidisciplinary health care team.

Qualifications

Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics/Nutrition or a related field from an accredited college or university required; Master's degree preferred.

Critical care / ICU nutrition support experience required.

Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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