Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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Provides clinical nutrition support to the registered dietitians
by collecting, processing, and disseminating information about
patients as obtained by interview and review of medical charts.
Provides other clinical nutrition services such as diet instruction
and formulation calculations as directed by the registered
Actively participates in on-going committees and meetings with
their assigned clinical nutrition team. Conducts on-going CQI
processes. Completes clinical on-the-job training as assigned.
Acts as a liason for the clinical dietitians and other members
of Nutrition and Food Services staff by maintaining working
knowledge of diet office systems and interacting with kitchen
personnel as requested.
Conducts nutrition screening of patients using predetermined
criteria to identify those at nutritional risk by collecting diet
history, lab and anthropometric data from the patient, family, and
medical charts. Compiles information, enters it in the medical
chart and provides it to.registered dietitians.
Develops and implements nutrition care plans for patients at low
nutritional risk. Provides diet instructions, assists with choosing
appropriate therapeutic diet foods, mixes baby formulas, and/or
discusses follow up nutrition care. Documents all activities in the
patient's medical chart.
- Records activities according to departmental procedures and
policies. Makes daily entries in Adult and Infant Special Mix
Formula / Tube feeding Binder based on current physician
Associate's degree from a program approved by the American
Dietetics Association for Dietetic Technicians (or equivalent
combination of education, training and experience).
No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
If an Associate's degree: No prior experience is required.
If a High School diploma or GED: Four (4) years of dietetic
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , Dietetic Tech, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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