Bachelors degree is required
TN State Licensure Required
1+ years experience is required
JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides clinical nutrition services to inpatient/outpatients. Assesses patient's status and develops/implements a nutrition care plan in accordance with patients' nutrition requirements, Medical Nutrition Therapy and Regulatory Standards. Participates in the interdisciplinary team process. and conducts training/education programs as required.
MACHINES OR EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Computer-based systems, electronic devices, calculator and other equipment as needed for nutrition assessment.
EDUCATION: Bachelor degree from an accredited school with a major in food and nutrition and successful completion of a dietetic internship, traineeship or coordinated program approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the neonate, infant, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient population as specialty assignment dictates.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: (1) Registered by the Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Licensed by the State of Tennessee Board of Dietitian/Nutritionist Examiners. (2) Eligible to obtain licensure within one (1) year of employment. Credentials and Licensure must be maintained/ current.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Prolonged standing and walking; Ability to conduct physical round throughout the hospital facility; exposure to infectious agents. Visual acuity is needed to verify accuracy of written materials.