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SBH Health System - St. Barnabas Hospital
23 days ago
SBH Health System - St. Barnabas Hospital
New York, United States
(on-site)
23 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Salary
$90,000.00 - $95,000.00
Min Experience
3-5 Years
Min Education
BA/BS/Undergraduate
Required Travel
25-50%
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Surgeon Sector
Health Services

Description

Reporting to the Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Manager provides nutrition guidance and counseling to metabolic and bariatric surgery patients through development, implementation, and monitoring of dietary recommendations pertaining to weight loss surgery. Provision of clinical nutrition care requires knowledge of the principles of weight loss surgery and the ability to analyze data, assess nutrition status and formulate nutrition care plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Screening and Assessment—Assess the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient by screening the medical record; completing a comprehensive assessment based on medical record data and interview with the patient; and by assessing the patient based on religious, cultural and ethnic preferences.

·         Nutrition Counseling—Recommends appropriate nutrition intervention to the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient preoperatively and postoperatively based on subjective and objective data, including but not limited to, protein parameters, iron level, vitamin levels, and calcium level.

·         Education—Educates patient based on cultural, religious and ethnic preferences. Individualizes patient education materials based on patient’s age and comprehension levels. Provides appropriate resources and education according to identified need. Documents education provided, including evidence of family teaching (as applicable), measurable understanding of principles discussed, and assessment of anticipated compliance. Participates in patient group teaching as needed. Serves as a nutrition educator by providing education, lectures and programs SBH Health System staff, patients and community. Evaluates and develops nutrition education materials.

·         Performance Improvement—Identifies issues, collects, evaluates and reports data as assigned. Participates in problem solving and resolution of issues. Collaborates with others in committees, work groups or projects designed to improve services.

·         Communication—Participates in metabolic and bariatric surgery team rounds/meetings and assigned committees. Collaborates with physicians, nurses and other allied health staff to provide patient care. Documents nutrition referrals, as needed, to ensure quality nutrition care throughout the continuum of care. Documents nutritional care in the medical record, according to established policy, procedure and standards.

·         Documentation—Documents desired outcomes specific to the individual patient problem(s), diagnosis(es), learning capabilities/limitations, and progress towards established goals.

·         Professional development—Maintains CPEU’s as required by the Commission on Dietetic Registration in order to maintain registration. Develops and provides in-service education to department staff, colleagues and other departments.

·         Administrative Responsibilities—Assists with development of department standards, guidelines, and policies and procedures. Adheres to all regulatory standards. Serves as a preceptor for dietetic interns and/or students.



Requirements

Education & License Requirements:

  • Required New York State Registered Dietetics and Nutrition License under DOE
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited Nutrition/Dietetics Program
  • Required RD/RDN certification registration under CDR
  • Completion of an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics internship program
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience
Job ID: 73319668

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