Clinical Dietitian Days FT
Company: DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital
Posted on: September 23, 2022
DMC Harper University Hospital has distinguished itself in
surgery and medicine and is known for its clinical expertise and
innovative research. A specialty referral hospital, Harper has
established Centers of Excellence in neurosciences, bariatric
surgery, vascular services, multidisciplinary cardiovascular
services, hypertension, stroke prevention and heart failure. Job
Reports to the Director, DMC Nutrition Services conducts a
nutrition assessment for all patients identified at nutritional
risk to determine an appropriate plan of nutrition therapy that
meets their assessed needs. A nutrition assessment includes
evaluation of patients medical history, medication/herbal
supplement history, anthropometric measurement, assessment of lab
values, and diet history. The assessment also includes age specific
factors, cultural and religious practices, and barriers to learning
including physical, emotional, language, cognitive and motivation.
Nutrition Care Plans specific to patients identified need are
developed and include requirements for nutrients and nutrition
education as appropriate. The assessment is completed using a
multi-disciplinary approach with input from medical staff, nursing,
speech language pathology, and other appropriate hospital
personnel. Records nutrition assessment in patient records using
DMC approved documentation. 1) Performs as a resource person for
hospital personnel and medical staff regarding nutrition and
participates in multidisciplinary rounds as well as providing
education to various departments on nutrition related topics.
2) Researches and develops programs for dietetic interns.
Participants in the education of dietetic interns by providing
specialized and general nutrition instruction.
3) Participate in research projects and nutrition related
4) Works with outside agencies in obtaining ongoing assistance for
patients as appropriate.
5) Maintains hospital and departmental policies, procedures,
objectives, process improvement and provides input on improving
processes and ways to provide high quality patient care.
6) Inventory and order office and tube feeding supplies.
7) Monitors and directs foodservice personnel to ensure provisions
of optimal nutritional food service to patients are met; follows up
with patient to ensure adherence to dietary regimen.
8) Formulates special recipes or plans to meet the specific needs
9) Promotes guest relations. Maintains good customer service
providing assistance to customers in a quick and courteous
10) Promotes the value of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors
supportive of a commitment to quality, community welfare, respect
and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication,
innovation and education, and efficient and effective resource
1. Bachelors degree in Nutrition/Dietetics.
2. Dietetic Internship in healthcare setting or completion of a
supervised practice program at a health care facility, community
agency, or a foodservice corporation, or combined with graduate or
undergraduate studies. Programs are usually 6 to 12 months in
3. Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or
registry eligible passing the registry exam within 6 months of
completion of internship.
4. Registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
required if working with patients with inherited metabolic
DMC Harper University/Hutzel Women's Hospital
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