Responsible for the overall coordination and integration of the nutrition service operations for patients. Provides nutritional services and guidance to Inpatient, Diabetes Program, and Food Services. Acts as nutritional resource for patients and the community as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, meeting the requirements for registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Must currently be a Registered Dietitian or registration eligible and licensed in any U.S. State and must be licensed in the State of Alaska within one (1) year of hire.
ServSafe Manager Certification is required.
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned unit.
Responsible for patient care nutritional services in the Diabetes Program, Inpatient, and providing nutritional guidance for Food Services.
Responsible for interfacing with other departments so as to promote effective and positive communication and customer service.
Supports planning, development, and control of various (Diabetes Program, Inpatient, Food Services) department budgets to align with the BBAHC Strategy Map.
The Registered Dietitian develops and plans menus for regular and therapeutic diets for patients.
Attends meetings on regular basis and as requested.
Assures that the Food Service department meets the standards and requirements for sanitation in accordance with the FDA food code and other applicable governing bodies.
Consults on new nutritional product selection.
Responsible for review of BBAHC nutrition-related policies and Departmental procedures with Inpatient, Diabetes Program, and Food Services staff.
Guides meal preparation, service, nutritional health education, and other functions as appropriate.
The Registered Dietitian provides nutritional education and counseling to in/out patients, records pertinent information in the patient’s medical record.
The Registered Dietitian provides nutrition education and training for the community and hospital staff.
Responsible for attending facility in-service training as scheduled.
Responsible for following all hospital policies and department procedures.
Reports all nutrition-related risk concerns to Compliance and investigates/follows up on all department-related nutrition risks.
Maintains full compliance with the laws, regulations, grant terms, and BBAHC policies pertinent to nutritional services. Ensures department activities meet all applicable accrediting body standards and CMS Conditions of Participation. Actively avoids fraud, waste, and abuse. Seeks methods and activities to enhance BBAHC revenues.
Directs nutritional Performance Improvement initiatives. Tracks and reports accomplishments. Develops and oversees quality activities related to nutritional services.
Responds to all nutritional-related Customer Comments and/or RMEs presented in a complete and timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.