Evaluates, assesses, and plans nutrition care to meet patient nutritional needs.
Assesses patient nutritional status using documented medical information and established nutritional standards.
Counsels patients and/or families by identifying nutrition-related problems. Develops plans of instruction and nutritional care, and monitoring results.
Identifies inpatients at nutritional risk and documents recommendations.
Participates in physicians' rounds, discharge planning rounds, and conferences with nutritional implications.
Participates in the development of departmental policies, procedures, nutritional standards, patient educational material, and QI projects.
Conducts education programs for patients, community groups, and staff.
Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE) may counsel patients on overall diabetes management outlined by Diabetes Centers of New Hampshire (DCNH) to include: hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, medication: insulin and oral hypoglycemic agents, exercise, monitoring of blood glucose, sick days, hygiene and complications.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited program in nutritional sciences.
Prior specialty experience preferred.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Current NH Dietitian license required.
Current Registration by The Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Certification by the National Board for Diabetes Educators preferred.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 19000296
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.