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The Mount Sinai Health System Dietitian-Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York

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Department Name- FS Clinical Nutrition

Job Title: Dietitian

Job Summary:

The Dietitan provides quality nutrition care and education to patients and family members. Assesses the nutritional status of patients and recommends the appropriate nutrition therapy as it pertains to the patient’s nutritional needs. Provides nutrition counseling to patients and family members as indicated. The Dietitian is responsible for activites that support patient focused care within their assigned patient units. Adheres to department and hospital philosophies, objectives and policies and procedures.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates the nutritional status of patients by reviewing pertinent information obtained from the electronic medical record and the interdisciplinary health care team. Applies knowledge of nutrition screening and assessment to solid organ transplant patients to determine their nutritional needs. Conducts Nutrition Focused Physical Exams.

  • Screen and assess pre-transplant candidates and provide nutrition clearance per department policy

  • Documents pertinent findings in the medical record as per policy.

  • Provides quality nutrition counseling to transplant patients and family members as indicated.

  • Participates in quality assurance monitoring and reporting for departmental performance improvement meetings.

  • Precepts dietetic interns, develops learning modules, instructs them on the competencies required to complete their assigned rotation, and completes student evaluations.

  • Evaluates nutrition care plans for effectiveness and recommends changes as needed. Uses professional judgment to adapt and apply guidelines, protocols and professional standards of care to the new and changing needs of the patient.

  • May participates in practice-specific research to enhance program.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary approach, communicating effectively with members of the healthcare team. Acts as a resource to all hospital staff and provides direction regarding nutrition needs for the transplant patients.

  • Participates in community focused education programs and external speaking events to promote service and education.

  • Presents department journal clubs and grand rounds.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Master’s degree preferred, but not required

  • 3-5 years’ experience.

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) from the Commission on Dietetic Registration required

  • Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN) from NYS Department of Education Office of the Professions, preferred, but not required.

  • Advanced credential such as the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), or Pediatric, Renal, Oncology specialist preferred, but not required

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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