Registered Dietitian (PRN)
Company: Select Specialty Hospital - Southeast Ohio
Posted on: June 14, 2022
Critical Illness Recovery Hospital
At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select
Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU
patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs
over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to
approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four
Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience
that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment.
Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our
cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being
patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building
Do you love the challenge of working with medically complex
patients? Are you passionate about delivering an excellent patient
experience? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with
We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the
Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first,
helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you
live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas,
providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is
You will provide quality nutritional care to patients such as the
development, implementation and monitoring of Medical Nutrition
Therapies. You will work collaboratively with the medical staff,
patients, families and food service department to ensure the
patients' nutrition care plans are implemented and departmental
standards are maintained.
Perform nutritional assessments and re-assessments, identifying
goals, recommending nutrition interventions, monitoring and
evaluating patient progress.
Develop and monitor enteral and/or parenteral nutrition support
Work closely with the Speech Therapy Department to assist with the
progression of textured modified diets to ensure patient safety and
optimize oral intake.
Clarify admission orders to ensure nutrition support, diet and oral
supplement orders are consistent with the facility's established
nutrition support formulary and diet manual.
Consider religious, cultural and ethnic factors in development of
nutrition care plans.
Review yearly updates and approves therapeutic diet manual
annually. Educates clinical and food service staff on location of
the Nutrition Care Manual. Maintains hard copy of simplified diet
manual for downtime.
Keeps current with nutritional practices and theories. Maintains
current professional registration requirements (i.e., Professional
Portfolio, self-development and continuing education). Demonstrates
interest in continuing education, academics or specialized
certification to further enhance professional skills.
Evaluate potential food/drug interactions, and/or herb/supplement
Attend interdisciplinary team meetings and communicating progress
and special needs.
Participate in developing, planning and standardizing menus.
Perform meal rounds to ensure patients' meal trays are consistent
with the prescribed diet and meet standards as to quality,
quantity, temperature and appearance.
You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring
that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard.
You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you
are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic
Bachelors degree with major studies in Food and Nutrition related
Current state licensure/certification, if required by state.
Current registration by the Commission on Dietetics
One (1) year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical
responsibilities or equivalent.
Select Medical strives to provide our employees with a solid
work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both
fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.
Work jointly with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of
registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech
language pathologists and physicians to assist patients in
regaining their independence.
Develop collaborative relationships with patients and their
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription
A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
Short and Long Term Disability.
Personal and Family Medical Leave.
We'd love for you to join the team!
Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects
diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees
are treated during employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or
mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected under applicable law.
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