Registered Renal Dietitian
Innovative Dialysis Systems, Inc. - Carson, CA

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DESCRIPTION

Registered Renal Dietitian

Carson-Avalon Dialysis, CA is currently seeking a Registered Renal Dietitian. Candidate must be a registered dietician with 1 years experience WORKING IN DIALYSIS and as a REGISTERED DIETICIAN. This is a PER DIEM position working 1 DAY A WEEK.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • If you are interested in joining this Fun and Innovative Team; Please apply below or fax resumes to: 562.495.8081
  • 401K with employer matching.
  • The IDS network includes 72 facilities in 12 states and in Guam.
For more information on career opportunities at Carson-Avalon Dialysis and other facilities in the IDS network family please visit our website at: http://www.idsdialysis.com/

DUTIES

The statements below describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be delegated as required.

1.Orient new patient and family member or significant other as appropriate to nutritional care for the dialysis patient.

a.Performs an initial nutritional component to the Interdisciplinary Assessment and Care Plan for each new ESRD patient within 30 days of admission or 90 days for transfers. Instructs the patient and family member or significant other in diet restrictions as prescribed by the physician. Ensures that the ESRD patient understands the prescribed diet.

b.Encourages the patient to comply with the diet as prescribed while teaching the patient the significance of outcomes relative to on-going health and stability.

c.Cooperates with attending physicians in ongoing evaluation of patients' nutritional needs and recommends necessary changes in therapeutic diets

d.Works with other team members in making necessary arrangements for nutritional support (e.g. meals on wheels, nutritional supplements).

e.Educates patients and their families on an on-going basis regarding elements of prescribed diets based on lab outcome data and other physiological parameters.

f.Monitors and documents adherence and response to diets; particular emphasis is placed on outcome measures relevant to nutritional status.

2.Recordkeeping
patient's medical record in accordance with the requirements as established in the Medicare Conditions of Coverage as a minimum.

b.Care Plans are reviewed at least annually for stable patients and monthly for unstable patients. The Care Plan must be developed within 15 days of the Interdisciplinary Assessment.

3.Communication with Others

a.Attends patient care conferences and staff meetings on a regular basis

b.Participates as a member of the facility's Continuous Quality Improvement committee.

c.Participates, when necessary, in individual patient-family conferences, along with the Medical Director or attending physician and social worker.

d.Conducts in-service training for dialysis staff and patient education programs as necessary.

4.Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Minimum one year clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian
  • Licensed in states where licensure is available.
The statements below describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this role. They are not intended to be a complete list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be delegated as required.

1.Orient new patient and family member or significant other as appropriate to nutritional care for the dialysis patient.

a.Performs an initial nutritional component to the Interdisciplinary Assessment and Care Plan for each new ESRD patient within 30 days of admission or 90 days for transfers. Instructs the patient and family member or significant other in diet restrictions as prescribed by the physician. Ensures that the ESRD patient understands the prescribed diet.

b.Encourages the patient to comply with the diet as prescribed while teaching the patient the significance of outcomes relative to on-going health and stability.

c.Cooperates with attending physicians in ongoing evaluation of patients' nutritional needs and recommends necessary changes in therapeutic diets

d.Works with other team members in making necessary arrangements for nutritional support (e.g. meals on wheels, nutritional supplements).

e.Educates patients and their families on an on-going basis regarding elements of prescribed diets based on lab outcome data and other physiological parameters.

f.Monitors and documents adherence and response to diets; particular emphasis is placed on outcome measures relevant to nutritional status.

2.Recordkeeping
patient's medical record in accordance with the requirements as established in the Medicare Conditions of Coverage as a minimum.

b.Care Plans are reviewed at least annually for stable patients and monthly for unstable patients. The Care Plan must be developed within 15 days of the Interdisciplinary Assessment.

3.Communication with Others

a.Attends patient care conferences and staff meetings on a regular basis

b.Participates as a member of the facility's Continuous Quality Improvement committee.

c.Participates, when necessary, in individual patient-family conferences, along with the Medical Director or attending physician and social worker.

d.Conducts in-service training for dialysis staff and patient education programs as necessary.

4.Other duties as assigned.

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