AltaMed Health Services
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US - CA - Downey
Performs professional work in the application of Medical Nutrition
Therapy (MNT) to meet the dietary needs of AltaMed patients. Dietitian
will work with high-risk patients as identified by the specific program
- Determines dietary needs of patients, from charts and other sources.
- Calculates special diets ordered by the physician.
- Prescribes therapeutic diets for high-risk patients and performs reassessments as necessary.
- Provides patient specific detailed education to patient/family/caregiver regarding nutritional status
- Develops daily or weekly menus for participants that meet nutritional requirements.
- In conjunction with the program director, conducts classes in
nutrition as related to diseases, i.e.: weight control classes, diabetic
- Monitors adherence and response to nutrition therapy, adjusts
therapy as needed to achieve and sustain effective nutritional
status.Maintains and keeps record on consultations and assessments given
to participants via EHR.
- Provides all dietitian services on the premises at appropriate times
on a regularly scheduled basis. A written record of the frequency,
nature, and duration of the visits shall be maintained.
- Provides general technical assistance and consultation to various
AltaMed programs or departments (e.g. Health Education, Women's Health,
Obesity Prevention, and HIV services).
- Assists in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluation nutritional program(s) in the clinic.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Registered Dietitian. Registered by the American Dietetic Association required.
- A minimum of one (1) year professional work experience in clinical nutrition as Registered Dietitian.
- Bilingual: English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese depending on location required.