Northside Hospital, Atlanta Georgia
The Clinical Dietitian will be responsible for preparing and implementing nutritional care plans for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in accordance with departmental policy and standards of care. Prioritizes patients at high risk using the dietitian census report, glucose report, albumin report and NST report. Initiate supplements, snacks, calorie counts and consistency changes as part of the patient's continuity of care. Acts as a liaison between the Nutritional Services Department and the Medical Staff, Nursing Staff and other Ancillary Departments. Responsibilities involve providing nutritional counseling to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, families, and others as requested and providing community education when needed. May provide lectures and cooking demonstrations for community outreach programs.