As soon as possible
Performing nutritional assessments and re-assessments, identifying short and long term goals, recommending nutrition interventions, monitoring and evaluating patient progress.
Working closely with the Speech Therapy Department to assist with the progression of textured modified diets to ensure patient safety and optimize oral intake.
Evaluating potential food/drug interactions, and/or herb/supplement interactions.
Developing and implementing educational programs for patients and staff.
Bachelors degree with major studies in food and nutrition.
Current state licensure/certification, if required by state.
Current registration by the Commission on Dietetics Registration.
One (1) year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical responsibilities or equivalent.