Job: Registered Dietitian
Veterans Home of California
Yountville, California 94599
Job Description and Requirements
-Performs assessment of patients to determine those at nutritional risk. Provides quality nutritional care through utilization of nutrition plans; facilitating appropriate meal patterns, monitoring nutritional intake, initiating appropriate interventions, and providing nutritional education.
-Responsible for the comprehensive initial nutritional assessment and ongoing reassessment of the patient's nutritional condition and stability and determination of nutritional diagnosis. Responsible for the nutritional evaluation of the patient's response to effectiveness of the implementation of the plan of care.
-Sets patient care priorities appropriately. Assigns personnel to patient care activities for effective utilization of skills and abilities within their job description, scope of practice and level of competency. Responsible for medical nutrition therapy administration in a safe and accurate manner, monitoring, documenting, including patient response.
-Acts as an educational resource for health care team personnel including dietetic interns, patients, family members and community. Orients/instructs new professional, registered and assistive and ancillary personnel on job duties, assignments and clinical activities of the unit. Provides learning opportunities to meet the nutrition education needs of patients/family/significant others.
-Responsible for direct data collection and data assessment of the patient's nutritional condition and stability. Supervises indirect data collection of assigned personnel.
-Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Follow Instructions Below:
Applicants will need to complete the examination bulletin at www.calvet.ca.gov/jobs. Then apply, by accessing the CalHR Website at www.jobs.ca.gov to download the application.
[posted May 30, 2019]
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