Summary: Shifts/Days of Week as needed. Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an university or college and course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), passage of a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and Licensed by the State of Delaware (LDN). Previous work experience with medical nutrition therapy in an acute care or long term care setting preferred. Responsibilities include: collaboration with providers to identify and connect with patients in need of nutrition counseling, administers medical nutrition therapy as part of the health care team, establishes treatment plans and communicates with patients regarding program compliance, makes recommendations to primary care providers and assures compliance with standard practices and regulatory requirements. Applicants must have excellent customer service skills
Graduate of an Bachelor's Program in Nutrition or related field. Previous work experience with diet modifications in an acute care or long term care setting preferred. Must have Excellent Customer Service Skills.
Must have a current Delaware Dietitian/Nutritionist License
Electronic Health Record documentation with use of the nutrition care process, standardized terminology and appropriate forms. Provides evidence based medical nutrition therapy and implements/updates a nutrition plan of care. Provides nutrition counseling and education to optimize nutritional status. Screens for Malnutrition Risk and performs Nutrition Focused Physical Examination (NFPE) when indicated. Provides appropriate Enteral Nutrition Support using ASPEN guidelines. Provides appropriate Parenteral Nutrition Support monitoring and recommendations when clinically indicated. Provides Hostess/Meal Delivery Support. Indicates when patients are NPO or on Clear diet for > 3 days then monitors appropriately. Documents BMI Screenings appropriately for low body weight, extreme obesity and for advance stroke certification. Makes referrals to appropriate resources and collaborates with other disciplines as indicated. Performs necessary organizational and administrative duties. Maintains and completes required reports and statistics.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.