Screens/assesses patients and provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) services. MNT services may include a nutrition assessment, reassessment, and nutrition counseling to patient and/or family members according to established standards of care. Communicates and monitors implementation of the nutritional plan of care. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Performs duties with a minimum of supervision and reports to the Chief Clinical Dietitian. Indirectly supervises nutrition staff in absence of the Chief Clinical Dietitian.
Previous clinical experience in an acute hospital setting preferred. Internship or practicum experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Education & Training:
Bachelor's degree in dietetics, or nutrition related field, and completion of a dietetics related internship program.
Registered through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed in the state of Kentucky. Registration and license must be obtained within three months of hire date if employed as registration eligible.