This position will work in female/maternal health and provide medical nutrition therapy to women who receive care in the OB/GYN practicesWorks collaboratively with another RD and a multi-disciplinary health team to promote wellness, maintain current health, and/or intervene in acute or chronic illness in the OB/GYN populationUtilizes the Nutrition Care Process to provide quality care to patients requiring specialized nutrition supportActs within the scope of practice and are responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high standards of care provided by JHACHExperience in Gestational Diabetes helpfulKEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:Assesses the nutritional status and needs of patients and advises the interdisciplinary team toward the development of a plan of carePlans, coordinates, implements and evaluates nutritional interventions based on the assessment of the patient to achieve progress toward desired clinical outcomesCounsels patient and family regarding nutritional care plan to facilitate their collaboration and understanding of nutritional needsDocuments expected outcomes or measurable goals, interventions performed and response to assist clinical practitioners including physicians in care coordinationInterprets, evaluates, and utilizes pertinent current research related to nutritional care, and presents to the interdisciplinary team as appropriate to communicate evidenced-based nutritional careParticipates in quality improvement activities related to patient assignment to improve process and outcomes to patientsParticipates in the education of medical providers and clinical staff to communicate the best nutritional practice
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or universityRegistered Dietitian/Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsAt least 3 years in a clinical settingAbility to travel between Central Phoenix and Ahwatukee locationsJob Type: Part-time
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