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Company: Ashley Regional Medical Center
Location: Vernal
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Ashley Regional Medical CenterDietitian plans, coordinates, and implements nutritional therapy services to assigned population. Full time position. - Benefits include retirement, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insuranceResponsibilities

  • Assesses patient's nutritional status and needs. Develops and implements patient care plans and assesses patient responses. Performs nutritional screening and assessments as determined. Communicates pertinent information to dietary department to provide optimal nutritional care and patient satisfaction.
  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing, pharmacy and other healthcare team members/departments to determine, coordinate, and provide medical nutrition therapy. Collaborates with nurses and physicians to discuss patient nutritional care; with pharmacists for clarifying parental nutrition orders and nutrient/drug interactions; with various therapists to discuss patient limitations, abilities, and goals which are affected by or affect nutritional status; and with patients and their families for proper nutritional care and education. Attends health care team meetings as scheduled to discuss patient care needs.
  • Collaborates with departmental management to provide nutritionally appropriate menus, food options, and services for patients and visitors. Coordinates diet adaptations and modified diets with house menus
  • Develops and provides education, training, consulting, and counseling services throughout the organization and for the community. Educates patients on short-term nutritional care according to current physician ordered therapeutic diets; on long term nutritional care through individual consultations, group classes, and community speaking engagements, as appropriate.
  • Acts as resource for nutrition staff, nursing and medical personnel in providing nutritional care to patients who are at nutritional risk. Provides education to clinical and nutrition staff as requested.Ashley Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 39-bed hospital that is committed to serving our growing community with the highest quality services. - Our hospital has been named a Top 100 Rural Hospitals in America for six consecutive years.Located in Vernal, Utah, known as an outdoor paradise. - From Flaming Gorge Reservoir to the primitive areas of the Uinta Mountains, outdoor recreation is at your doorstep. - Fishing, hunting, biking, camping, golfing, water sports, cross country skiing, white water rafting are just a few of the activities that this diverse landscape has to offer. - All of this centrally located between Salt Lake and Denver. -Visit

Keywords: Ashley Regional Medical Center, Vernal , Dietitian, Other , Vernal, Utah

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