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Greenfield Health System Dietitian part-time days - Bingham Farms

Greenfield Health System Dietitian part-time days - Bingham Farms

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General Summary:Responsible for all aspects of nutritional needs of dialysis patients.Will strive to fulfill the organization's mission, vision, values, philosophy and goals.Works closely with the interdisciplinary team members in order to care for the dialysis patient.Develops a close working relationship with other dietitians in order to facilitate information flow and educational efforts.Reports to designated supervisor. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:A. Interviews patients (and others as relevant) for initial and update assessments.B. Assesses patient's initial and ongoing nutritional status.C. Calculates, prescribes and instructs others regarding diet for patients.D. Provides nutritional education to patient, caregivers and unit staff.E. Coordinates diet with other health care facilities and is involved in continuing communication with hospitals, extended care facilities, home health care agencies, senior centers and \\\"Meals on Wheels\\\" staff.F. Monitors adherence to diet.G. May make recommendations regarding phosphorus binder initiation, type and dosage changes, renal vitamins, stool softeners, oral iron products, cinacalcet and oral vitamin D analogs and calcium supplements.H. Reviews monthly labs with patient.I. Makes recommendations regarding nutritional issues, (eg alternate feeding route, tube feedings supplemental feedings) and monitors status.J. Provides crisis intervention, (eg response to panic values, hyperkalemia).K. Monitors medication as it relates to drug-nutrient interaction.L. Participates in interdisciplinary patient care meetings with appropriate documentation on patient care plans.M. Participates in unit quality improvement meetings and activities.N. Active participation in GHS dietitian meetings and committees.O. Identifies and obtains nutritional resources.P. Functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary health care team, making and receiving referrals and education awareness and utilization of existing educational materials; upgrades and develops new materials.Q. Functions as a professional role model.R. Participates in professional development activities, such as attending meetings, conferences, professional memberships and professional reading, particularly as they relate to the field of nephrology.S. Maintain ADA registration through continuing education in field of nephrology.T. Participates in and facilitates kinetic modeling.U. May participate in protocol management.V. Makes recommendations to patients and team based on nutritional assessments/reassessments.W. May mentors Dietetic Interns as requested.X. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:Bachelor of Science in Nutrition.Completion of an approved dietetic internship.ADA Registered and minimum of 1 year professional experience as RD in clinical nutrition. Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated US health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.


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