UnityPoint Health - Methodist | Proctor | The Point of Unity is You.
UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems. We have a vision for healthcare, and it starts with you: "Best outcome for every patient, every time."
Through relationships with more than 280 physician clinics, 29 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities, and home care services throughout its 8 regions, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Illinois and Iowa.
We surround you with care that is coordinated between your doctor's office, hospital and in your home.
With almost 600 board-certified physicians backed by a dedicated team of healthcare professionals who combine high-tech medicine with genuine warmth and caring, UnityPoint Health - Methodist provides coordinated clinic, hospital and home-based care for patients in Central Illinois.
UnityPoint Health-Proctor Campus
Shift: PRN As-Needed
The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the nutrition screening, assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and education of MMCI patients through an integrated approach to nutrition care.
PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITION CARE OF PATIENTS ACCORDING TO POLICIES & PROCEDURES
Responsible for screening completions 100% per policy
Meets charting guidelines 100% of the time determined by chart audits
Provides quality advanced nutrition support as appropriate on patient care units
Participates in the review of the Patient Satisfaction Data and contributes to the development of the action plan and implementation of the plan
ACTIVELY PROVIDES NUTRITION SUPPORT THROUGH ASSESSMENT, DEVELOPMENT OF A NUTRITION CARE PLAN, IMPLEMENTATION OF NUTRITION CARE PLAN, AND MONITORING OF NUTRITION THERAPY
Works with other Nutritio Support Team members to provide nutrition therapy in a timely manner, including weekends
Participates and presents in rounds, education seminars, Journal Club, team meetings, etc. to gain knowledge in Nutrition Support as evidenced in personal portfolio
PROVIDES NUTRITION EDUCATION TO PATIENTS, FAMILIES, COMMUNITY EVENTS, STAFF GROUPS, MEDIA, DIETETIC STUDENTS AND INTERNS etc.
Develop and utilize a variety of processes to determine patient education needs, ie consults, assessments, diet orders, communication with other staff, care paths, etc.
Work cooperatively with Dietetic Techs in determining and providing patients' education needs
Assists with inservices for Diet Techs regarding diets
Presents to individual patients as well as large groups and media, evidenced through personal report portfolio (1 major and/or 3 minor presentations per year)
Provides nutrition education to patients, family members, staff, and community groups
Develop and review current education materials used, responsible for at least 4 handouts
Assists in review and/or revision of Diet Manual
Participates in the training of the Dietetic Students and Dietetic Interns. Plans their curriculum, gives pertinent assignments, corrects and reviews assignments with interns
Participates in intern Case Study Presentations, taking turn in being a preceptor
Assists in doing intern's midterm and final review
PROVIDES NUTRITION CARE OF PATIENTS ACCORDING TO REGULATORY BODIES SUCH AS JCAHO, IDPH, CARF, ETC. AND CURRENT TRENDS AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED ANNUALLY
Knowledge of regulations
Ability to analyze performance compared to regulations and offers ways to better, efficiently comply to provide optimum nutrition care
Fulfills MMCI and department mandatory education requirements of at least 12 hours of MMCI education, evidenced by MMCI education report
Fulfills ADA education requirements and maintains report portfolio with education receipts for IDPH or CDR audit
Bachelor's Degree in the field(s) of dietitics or related field Required
1-3 years of experience in/with Health care and/or food service, previous experience as a Clinical Dietitian, and Community and media experience Preferred.
License and Certification
Licensed in Illinois as Dietitian/Nutritionist.
Additional Information: Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Approved Internship or Pathway to Registration.
Registered by CDR.
Required English Skills
Advanced reading skills
Advanced writing skills
Advanced oral skills
Other: Ability to make decisions and recommendations to other health professionals.
Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
Interaction with a wide variety of people
Maintain confidential information
Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor
Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.
MS Office Apps
Requisition ID: 2018-45342
Street: 5401 N Knoxville Ave
Name: UPH Proctor
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .01
FLSA Status: Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Weekends, as needed
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org