Job Responsibilities: Plans and delivers medical nutrition therapy to patients according to the physicians’ diagnoses. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Assesses all newly admitted patients to identify and address nutritional risk. Monitors and advises dietary employees and other support personnel. Ensures menus meet requirements of therapeutic diets based on guidelines established in the Nutrition Care Manual. Exercises independent judgment under the general supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an approved program by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Participates in continuing educational requirements to maintain registration and certification in the state of Vermont. Certified Dietitian, State of Vermont.