Northwell Health Dietitian - Registered (GC) Part Time Temp in Glen Cove, New York

Req Number 001QXY

Job Category Dietetics

Job Description

As a registered Dietitian you will be responsible for the overall nutritional care of patients in assigned units and to cover all other units when needed. You will also be responsible for planning, assessment, implementation and evaluation of nutritional care plan of patients, responsible for documenting nutrition care plans in the patient medical record, according to hospital policies and procedures and assist in menu modifications and other nutritional related functions.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Interviews patient and/or family for nutritional history.

  • Obtains patient food preferences.

  • Assesses patients and documents in patients' medical record, according to hospital policies and procedures.

  • Recommends nutrition care plans to medical staff for review and consideration.

  • Recommends therapeutic diet modifications and/or supplemental feedings to physicians for patients.

  • Ensures accuracy of diet order received by checking against physician's order.

  • Calculates nutrient content of tube feeding, TPN/PPN, and dietary intakes (calorie counts) as ordered by physicians.

  • Provides nutritional guidance and counseling to patients and their families. Provides written material as needed and according to prescribed diet.

  • Participates in Project Improvement projects; assists in data collection and reporting results.

  • Reports any malfunctioning of equipment which may interfere with a safe and smooth operation.

  • Assists in overseeing food service workers in proper food handing and portion control.

  • Assists Chief Clinical Dietitian with changes to the patient's menu, including patient food preferences, the development of standardized recipes, and overseeing food service workers in proper food handing and portion control

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food, Nutrition or Dietetics, required.

  • Registered Dietitian, required.

  • Active member of the American Dietetics Association, preferred.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.