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The Registered Dietitian develops, implements and promotes quality, evidence based nutrition care to meet the needs of the patients in the acute care setting and in the out-patient setting as assigned. Supports facility and department initiatives to maintain quality of care for in-patients and out-patients. Supports community events to promote health and improve the nutrition status of the communities served by Hackensack Meridian Health.
A day in the life of an Registered Dietitian at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
- Utilizes the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) to develop, implement, and monitor evidence based medical nutrition therapy interventions for patients as assigned.
- Obtains appropriate data, analyzes and interprets data utilizing evidence based guidelines, develops and implements evidence-based nutrition interventions and care plans, and monitors the progress of nutrition interventions by evaluating patient outcomes.
- Provides nutrition education and/or counseling as appropriate.
- Actively participates as a member of the health care team caring for the patient.
- Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
- Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or related field required
- Credentialed Professional (Registered Dietitian) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) within 60 days of hire required
- 1-4 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian preferred
- Research skills. Detail oriented. Planning skills. Customer/client orientation. Interpersonal skills. Oral and written communication skills. Leadership skills