Coordinate all phases of nutrition care for Duke Health and Fitness Center members and for Duke outpatient needs. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.
Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical goals.
*Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs using established standards of care and practice guidelines.
*Identify and provide age-specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families.
*Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals.
*Precept dietetic interns and provide on the job training for newly hired clinical staff.
*Provide nutrition education lectures to Duke Health and Fitness Center members and community in support of programming and service outreach.
*Function as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team.
*Maintain registered dietitian(RD) status including continuing professional education per the Professional Development Portfolio
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of general cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health and healthy and sustainable nutrition for weight loss required. Other areas of specialty is also encouraged.
Minimum Education and Training/Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:
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