Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Dietitian I PRN - 58710 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Briargate POC Clin NutritionHours per week: 1Shift: Monday - Friday. Day time hours.Hours/week will vary depending on staff relief needs. Must have minimumavailability of 2 days/weekJob OverviewSeeking PRN RD to support a variety of busy outpatient clinics in ColoradoSprings (Briargate) and in Highlands Ranch (South campus), in astaff relief capacity. The Clinical Dietitian I provides comprehensive,safe, and effective medical nutrition therapy through evaluation andassessment of nutritional status, determines appropriate nutritioninterventions to improve nutritional status, and provides comprehensive anddetailed nutrition education and care plans to patients and families ininpatient and outpatient areas. Also serves as an expert resource to themulti-disciplinary medical or surgical team on any nutrition-related matters.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Provides competent and timely medical nutrition therapy for patients with avariety of diagnosis, in an inpatient and/or outpatient setting as needed. Incorporates principles of culture-competence and family-centered care intoclinical services.Provides appropriate education and nutrition counseling to patients andfamilies. Participates in the updating and development of nutrition educationmaterials as needed. Participates in education of students, interns,medical providers, and the community as requested and appropriate.Collaborates with the family, medical team, schools, home care companiesand other providers as appropriate to ensure the continuum of care for thepatient and optimal clinical services and outcomes.Completes written documentation of medical nutrition therapy provided inaccordance with department standards for format, content, and time frames.Accurately and consistently documents and charges for (if applicable)direct patient care time in the electronic medical record.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelinesare generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to thework assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by generaloral or written instructions.Complexity: Performs routine and/or basic tasks common to the field.Procedures, methods, and techniques to be used are well established withoptions to be considered well defined. Tools, work aids, and materials tobe used are specified.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situationsare limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Bringsnon-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelinesor that are without precedent are taken up w