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  • Dietitian Pittsburgh
  • UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is hiring a Dietitian to work at the main hospital location in Lawrenceville.

The Dietitian will provide nutrition-related expertise in the interdisciplinary team management of all hospitalized patients...

Responsibilities:
• Provide quality patient care to diverse patient populations using Medical Nutrition Therapy to include assessment, goals and plan of care.
• Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert to assigned units &/or committees responding to needs and initiatives for nutrition care process improvement.
• Demonstrate effective communication methods as a collaborative member of the interdisciplinary care team.
• As required, knowledgeable about outpatient billing guidelines and performs necessary documentation to ensure compliance of client charges with regulatory requirements.
• Formulate a Nutrition Diagnosis and identify Malnutrition through application of Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment and the nationally established criteria for identification of malnutrition.
• Provide appropriate nutritional education and counseling based upon patient/family learning needs and abilities.
• As required, demonstrate professional writing skills adaptable to all health literacy levels in preparing materials, presentations and other communications.
• Provide timely interventions as determined by Nutrition Risk level and the Plan of Care.
• Participate in department-based Quality Process Improvement activities with an ability to actively endorse evidence based practice.
• Appropriate execution of order writing as governed by the Dietitian Delegation Order system protocol
Pittsburgh PA USA

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