Website Serenity Blue
Employment Type: Part-Time
Summary: This is a “working manager” position. The Renal Dietitian’s primary responsibility is to provide medical nutrition therapy to assigned patients to promote their optimal health and well-being.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science, or equivalent.
Licenses and Certification:
Registered Dietician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. (*The Commission on Dietetic Registration is the credentialing agency for the American Dietetic Association.)
Current CPR certification through American Heart Association Experience:
One year’s professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a registered dietician preferred.
One year experience working with renal dialysis preferred.
Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
Educates assigned new patients on prescribed renal diets.
Performs nutritional assessments on all assigned patients.
Monitors patient labs and dialysis adequacy for accuracy in collection.
Reviews lab results, dialysis adequacy, fluid weight status, and nutrition concerns with assigned patients on monthly basis and educates staff and patients regarding appropriate nutrition related changes.
Documents monthly nutrition progress notes in medical record.
Monitors and documents critical labs and interventions; notifies MD, RNs of interventions.
Provides any additional counseling requested by patients and/or providers.
Monitors need for oral supplements, enteral or parenteral support, and facilitates initiation of such measures.
Makes recommendations regarding nutritional related medications as appropriate.
Participates in monthly Patient Care Conferences.
Teaches Nutritional Classes as requested for patients and staff.
Assists the Administrator in quality control measures, i.e., audits, infection control compliance, accreditation preparation, etc.
Fosters Quality Improvement by participating in Quality Meetings.
Tracks nutrition related QAPI data trends and presents this data at QAPI meetings.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge of diet therapy, and the ability to apply this knowledge to meal planning, recipe modification, and diet education.
Knowledge of the Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Process.
Demonstrates ability to assist with providing quality outcomes and tracking of metrics.
Demonstrates ability to recommend treatments in a safe, therapeutic and cost-effective manner.
About Serenity Blue – Dialysis Center: Serenity Blue is a company that has been established in memory of the owner’s personal experience with her father’s kidney disease and the subsequent desire to offer a new way to experience dialysis care that would be holistic and serene. The first facility for Serenity Blue will be opening in the Harrisburg area Fall of 2021.
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