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McLaren Health Care Dietitian in Port Huron, Michigan

Description

Expert in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease, assess residents nutritional status, works with interdisciplinary team to promote and achieve a specific health-related goal. Advises and counsels others on food and nutrition. Explains nutrition issues to residents and families, assess their dietary and health needs, develops meal plans, and gauges the effects of the meal plans. May promote nutrition through public speaking and community outreach programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patients’ nutritional and health needs, including their expected nutritional outcomes.

  • Develops meal and nutrition plans, taking both patients’ preferences and budgets into account.

  • Counsels patients and their families on nutrition issues and healthy eating habits.

  • Evaluates the effects of nutrition plans and changes the plans as needed.

  • Documents assessment findings, services provided and patients’ progress

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, clinical nutrition, public health nutrition, or a related area.

  • Current Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential which is administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic American Heart Association.

  • Expertise in food/nutrition, food preparation and production experience. Preferred:

  • Prior experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Port Huron-Marwood Nursing & Rehab

Organization Marwood Manor Nursing & Rehab

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: 20007268

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