Fresenius Kidney Care is hiring for a Renal Dietitian.

Responsibilities: Full time 40/hr week RD opportunity in Monroe/ Bastrop area.

  • Assesses patient’s knowledge and provides education regarding the relationship of diet and kidney disease and the impact on the treatment process.
  • Provides education to patient/family/caregiver regarding nutritional status, adequacy measures and results, fluid status, and all nutrition related lab parameters pertaining to their disease process.
  • Completes nutritional assessment and works with the interdisciplinary team to develop an individualized comprehensive plan of care for patients.
  • Maintains complete and accurate medical records including progress notes.
  • Provides ongoing assessment and counseling necessary to assist patient in achieving and sustaining an effective nutritional status.
  • Identifies malnourished or at-risk patients and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to identify appropriate interventions, resources, or solutions.
  • Monitors, adjusts, and documents response to nutrition therapy and addresses any issues impacting the patient’s ability to achieve the goals.
  • Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team on Urea Kinetic Modeling recommendations to achieve the physician’s prescription of Kt/V.
  • Reports on nutrition QAI results and participates in the interdisciplinary QAI program.
  • Reviews nutrition related lab results:
    • Counsels patient and/or caregiver and formulates appropriate action.
    • Recommends treatment changes to the interdisciplinary team as appropriate.
    • Identifies candidates to refer to physician for nutritional supplements.
    • Communicates with physician and/or facility staff as appropriate.
  • Registered Dietitian as per Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition encouraged.
  • Current state licensure if applicable.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • 1+ year experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian.
  • Previous renal experience preferred

Instructions to Apply: https://jobs.fmcna.com/job/west-monroe/dietitian/488/58872058672