Dietitian - LECOM Health


Corry Memorial Hospital

Job description

Job Summary:

Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates food service for patients and personnel. Coordinates dietary education for patients (in-patients and out-patients), hospital employees, and community groups.

characteristic job tasks and responsibilities:

· Provides the referring physician and CMH with information relevant to the patients’ assessment and necessary prescriptive program.

· Reviews patient charts on a regular basis and assists in performing nutritional assessments in accordance with approved policies and procedures.

· Assists in writing all policies and procedures for dietetic personnel and services, and reviews new policies with the CEO of CMH.

· Assists in writing of patient menus for normal and therapeutic diets and approves all patient menus in regard to nutritional adequacy.

· Plans educational programs for dietary staff and others as needed.

· Reviews food production and service to ensure that established procedures and guidelines are followed.

· Provides CEO and Director of Patient Care Services with monthly reports of all activities of Registered Dietitian.

· Attend meetings to further professional knowledge which will benefit the facility through teaching.

· Makes facility aware of current Licensure and Certification requirements relative to food service operations.

· Approves diet manual and makes revisions as necessary.

· Participates in the quality assurance program.

· Assists with the development of new programs, expansion of outpatient services, and or enhancement of other services currently provided or anticipated.