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Dialysis Registered Dietician

Company: Employer
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

How You will change lives As a Dietician at US Renal Care, you will be an integral part of a cross-functionalteam, working under the supervision of the Facility Administrator to assure quality nutritional care of patients and their families with chronic renal disease. What You will be doing Patient Nutrition. The Dietitian will be part of an interdisciplinary team working to ensure patients receive the best care, including conducting initial patient assessments and care planning activities and participating in monthly interdisciplinary patient care conferences. You will recommend therapeutic diets based on patient nutritional needs, preferences, and changes in treatment in consultation with the patient's physician, evaluating standard menus and revising as needed. You will also help patients obtain dietary supplements, as needed. You will also design and share educational materials and conduct seminars or classes for dialysis patients. Teamwork. You will collaborate with the Medical Director and physicians, and maintain positive relationships with area hospitals, agencies, vendors, and the community focused on the care and nutrition of the patients. Safety & Quality. You will help with clinical and operational processes to improve patient health and minimize missed treatments and hospitalizations, achieving target goals for patient outcomes. You will also help maintain a productive quality assurance program, perform nutrition reassessments in accordance with state guidelines and maintain knowledge of and compliance with federal, state, local laws and regulations, including health care professionals practice act requirements. What we're looking for Must have Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or Food. Minimum of one year experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian required. Current Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) certification showing proof registered with Commission of Dietetic Registration Current Dietitian (LD/LDN) license in applicable state is required unless employed in the state of AZ, CA, CO, HI, IN, MI, NJ or VA. State certification (Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist) required in CT and NY. License must be maintained as current and in good standing. Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); proficiency in all USRC clinical applications required within 90 days of hire. Are you ready to make a difference? We're here to change the lives of people with kidney disease and shape the future of kidney care. If you desire to make a positive impact in the life of others and pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare, we invite you to join our team at U.S. Renal Care. Are you with US? Apply today!
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted: 09/04/2022

Keywords: Employer, Downers Grove , Dialysis Registered Dietician, Healthcare , Downers Grove, Illinois

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