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The Registered Dietitian will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary team known as ACTIVE diabetes in which they will collaborate with physicians, clinical pharmacists, and social workers to manage diabetic patients not at their A1c goal, despite traditional management from the primary care and or Endocrinologist. Eligible patient populations include HMO, ACO, PPO, and Medicare. The expectations regarding patient care and follow up will be guided by protocols developed by the ACTIVE diabetes based on current evidence-based medicine. The position may also provide opportunity to manage newly diagnosed Gestational Diabetics. This position will report to the Manager of the Clinical Pharmacy Services of Ambulatory Care.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Current knowledge of nutrition therapy and skills in educating individual and groups of identified patients with a focus but not limited to diabetes education and management.
Work collaboratively in a team-based approach within the Collaborative Health Center and Diabetes Care Team.
Ensure appropriate and cost-effective solutions for patients in need of nutritional guidance.
Adhere to evidence-based standards for nutrition and dietary guidance.
Contribute, develop and complete the maintenance of educational documents, policies and workflows that support Memorial Care Medical Foundations Dietary and Health Education services.
Contributes effectively to the overall function and organization of the Medical Management
Department for Memorial Medical Foundation
Be at work and be on time
Follow company policies, procedures and directives
Interact in a positive and constructive manner
Provide exemplary customer service to patients as well as team members with the goal of achieving the Triple Aim.