Provides for the optimal nutrition care for inpatients and outpatients and integrates that care with other treatment modalities. Conducts comprehensive nutritional assessment and education for patients at high nutritional risk including those in intensive care and those on TPN. Interprets biochemical and clinical data, identifies and monitors patients at nutritional risk. Provides a variety of nutritional therapy interventions to resolve nutritional crisis and to ensure health maintenance.
Master’s Degree in Dietetics/Nutrition is strongly preferred.
Licensure in State of Illinois as a Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist is required within 3 months of placement in position
Diet Instruction/Nutrition Counseling experience is preferred
Effective written and verbal communication skills are required