WVU-Clinical Dietitian – Bariatric Surgery -13013 (JR23-18901) in Morgantown, West Virginia

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West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc.

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The Surgery/Bariatrics Clinical Dietitian works with the medical team to provide optimal medical nutrition therapy to patients in the Bariatric clinic and upon post-surgery follow-up in the hospital. Works with members of the department to improve quality care to patients. Coordinates care with inpatient dietitians.

1. Registration with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.
2. Licensure through the West Virginia Board of Licensed Dietitians required at hire.

1. Certification in clinical specialty area.
2. Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
1. 5 years or more experience in clinical or community nutrition.
2. 1 year of leadership/management experience.
3. 2 years of experience with adult weight loss counseling.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position.They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties.Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert in Weight management responding to needs and initiatives for nutrition care process improvement.Coordinates, promotes, and provides outpatient nutrition services to the weight management population and provides group and individual nutrition counseling to individuals pursuing weight loss.
  2. Assesses the nutrition needs of weight management patients by completing a nutrition assessment, identifying nutrition risk, include diet education and an individualized nutrition care plan within the EMR.
  3. Complete and document calorie counts/dietary recall/assessments and follow-ups accurately according to standards of care; including but not limited to: appropriateness of diet to diagnosis, adequacy of current diet, assessment of laboratory values, drug-nutrient interactions, medical history, current nutritional needs, nutrition education needs, care plan development and writing orders in the electronic medical record when nutrition intervention is needed for a patient.Document summary of and communicate results to medical staff and patient.(if applicable)
    a.The Registered and Licensed Dietitians (RD/LD) at WVU Medicine have been granted Order Writing Privileges which have been approved and established by the WVU Medicine Medical Executive Committee and the WVU Medicine Board of Directors.These privileges may be utilized whenever the registered dietitian… For full info follow application link.

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