Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detroit, Michigan 48201
Job Description and Requirements
Department: Clinical Practice
-Bachelors Degree required
-Reports to the Director, KCI Nutrition Services conducts a nutrition assessment for all patients identified at nutritional risk to determine an appropriate plan of nutrition therapy that meets their assessed needs. A nutrition assessment includes evaluation of patient's medical history, medication/herbal supplement history, anthropometric measurement, assessment of lab values, and diet history. The assessment also includes age specific factors, cultural and religious practices, and barriers to learning including physical, emotional, language, cognitive and motivation. Nutrition Care Plans specific to patient's identified need are developed and include requirements for nutrients and nutrition education as appropriate. The assessment is completed using a multi-disciplinary approach with input from medical staff, nursing, speech language pathology, and other appropriate hospital personnel.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Nutrition/Dietetics. One year internship in healthcare setting or equivalent. Registration with American Dietetic Association or registry eligible passing the ADA exam within 6 months of completion of internship.
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[posted Jan 11, 2017]
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