Renal Dietitian

Job ID: 178737 Posted: 2018/09/13 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Administration City: Irvington, NJ Location: Alaris Health Dialysis at Essex

Job Information:

Alaris Health Dialysis at Essex an 18 station dialysis facility in Irvington, NJ seeks a registered dietitian to be responsible for the assessment of the nutritional status of our hemodialysis patients. Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to ensure that the nutritional needs of the CKD patient is being met according to clinical practice guidelines. Additional responsibilities include:
• Assessing the nutritional status of the CKD patient, inclusive of lab value interpretation, consumption patterns, weight
maintenance, fluid balance, food/drug interactions, dietary and medication compliance, and overall nutritional well being
• Performing assessment for new admissions and completing the required documentation.
• Monthly assessment of patients with implementation of education and counseling to address specific needs.
• Working with the interdisciplinary team within the facility to address nutritional concerns and interventions.

Job Requirements:

• Registered dietitian with previous experience in a healthcare setting or previous experience as a renal dietitian.
• Knowledge of the assessment and monitoring parameters for evaluation of the nutritional status for the CKD patient.
• Develop, implement and modify individual’s nutrition interventions and diets.
• Work collaboratively with the Interdisciplinary Team on accomplishing nutritional QAPI program goals.
• Engage caregivers in counseling and education in order to ensure compliance with dietary and medication regimen.

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