The Clinical Registered Dietitian is a member of the professional health care team who provides general clinical nutrition care to all patients on units which they are trained and are competent to perform. The Clinical RD identifies patients with increased protein and/or energy needs or other medical/nutrition problems that may place them at nutrition risk. Develops and implements and implement nutrition care plans, including continued monitoring, assessment, nutritional support, discharge planning, and patient/family education of all patients with special nutritional needs/support. Participates in performance improvement and special projects in assigned areas of responsibility. In the outpatient setting provides nutrition counseling to those with specific medical problems and those wishing to promote optimal health. Delivers education through individual counseling, group classes, and community presentations.
1. Complete the minimum education requirements as set forth by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2. Clinical Registered Dietitian (outpatient) - experience in developing patient education materials and teaching community nutrition education programs preferred.
3. Clinical Registered Dietitian (inpatient) - experience in acute healthcare facilities preferred.
1. Must be a Registered Dietitian; registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as defined by the California Business and Professions Code, and be current with CDR portfolio.