Clinical Nutrition Coordinator
|Hiring Organization||The Mount Sinai Hospital|
|Post Name||Clinical Nutrition Coordinator|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||USD 4500 To USD 6000 Per Month|
|Location||New York City, New York, United States 10029|
Roles & Responsibilities:
Provides quality nutrition care and education to patients and family members. The Clinical Nutrition Coordinator coordinates departmental initiatives and education programs. Maintains level of clinical expertise for assigned area, and recommends the appropriate nutrition therapy as it pertains to the patient’s nutritional needs.
Acts as a resource to all clinical staff and provides feedback for their professional development. Adheres to all applicable regulatory agency guidelines, and to department and hospital philosophies, standards, objectives and policies, and procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Evaluates the nutritional status of patients by reviewing pertinent information obtained from the electronic medical record and the interdisciplinary health care team. Applies knowledge of nutrition screening and assessment to specific patient populations to determine their nutritional needs
- Documents pertinent findings in the medical record as per policy.
- Provides quality nutrition counseling to specific patient populations and family members as indicated.
- Coordinates projects within the department, including nutrition-related in-services, interdepartmental nutrition education programs, and lectures.
- Designs develop, and regularly updates nutrition education materials to meet the specialized needs of specific patient populations.
- Participates in quality assurance monitoring and reporting for departmental performance improvement meetings.
- Precepts dietetic interns, develop learning modules, instructs them on the competencies required to complete their assigned rotation, and completes student evaluations.
- Evaluates nutrition care plans for effectiveness and recommend changes as needed. Uses professional judgment to adapt and apply guidelines, protocols, and professional standards of care to the new and changing needs of the patient.
- May participate in practice-specific research to enhance the program
- Participates in interdisciplinary rounds as needed. Communicates effectively with members of the healthcare team. Acts as a resource to all hospital staff and provides direction regarding nutrition needs for the specific patient populations
- Assists with discharge planning and home care as needed.
- Participates in community-focused education programs and external speaking events to promote service and education
- Presents department journal clubs.
- Other duties as assigned
- Licenses: Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN)
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
- Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
- Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
- Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming, and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care
Who We Are
With over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunities to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.