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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist - HII Newport News, VA

Apply Job ID 14723 Date posted Aug. 05, 2019 Location Newport News, Virginia Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.


The Registered Dietitian Nutritionist provides individual and group nutrition counseling and education to enhance the health and wellness of employees and their families. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals on daily nutrition and medical nutrition therapy; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes into the Electronic Medical Record; providing nutrition education in the form of classes or seminars and via the internet to remote QuadMed locations; developing resources to support educational efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice. This individual will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and medical staff.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conducts nutritional assessments and obtains nutrition history from patients.
  • Consults with physician and other healthcare staff to determine patients’ nutritional needs and diet restrictions.
  • Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients.
  • Develops and implements a plan of care based on assessment of nutritional needs and available resources. Correlates nutrition plan with other healthcare needs.
  • Instructs patients on meal plan and dietary changes. Establishes goals and objectives to help meet the plan.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information
  • Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care
  • Accurately documents nutrition care plans and information into patient’s medical record
  • Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.
  • Refer patients to other sources as needed or requested.
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned depending on assignment setting.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis
Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Graduate of an ACEND-accredited dietetic program )B.S., B.A., or M.A. in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition)
Experience:
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a clinical setting
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
  • Current RD/RDN license, in good standing with the state licensing board
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Knowledge of industry researched best practices application and stays current with continuing education
  • Knowledge and ability to use computers with Windows – based business software applications (i.e.; Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
  • Electronic Medical Record experience preferred
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Effective organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and adaptability to changing priorities to meet demands
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bilingual a plus (English & Spanish preferred)



ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. In select states, patient care is provided by an independent physician-owned corporation.



Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. 


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