Category:Food and Nutrition
Food and Nutrition
Summary: A qualified dietitian must supervise the nutritional aspects of patient care. Responsibilities of a hospital dietitian may include, but are not limited to: Approving patient menus and nutritional supplements; patient, family, and caretaker dietary counseling; performing and documenting nutritional assessments and evaluating patient tolerance to therapeutic diets when appropriate; collaborating with other hospital services (e.g., medical staff, nursing services, pharmacy service, social work service, etc.) to plan and implement patient care as necessary in meeting the nutritional needs of the patients; maintaining pertinent patient data necessary to recommend, prescribe, or modify therapeutic diets as needed to meet the nutritional needs of the patients.
Education Requirements: Bachelor of science degree or equivalent in dietetics and Internship completion. Kansas Licensed Registered Dietitian required. Minimum of three years of experience preferred.
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