Provides optimal nutrition care at an advanced level for inpatients and outpatients, utilizing the Nutrition Care Process, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. The Nutrition Care Process includes nutritional assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention, and nutrition monitoring and evaluation. Incumbent also plans, organizes, implements and evaluates nutrition education individualized to the patient/client needs; precepts dietetics and other health professional students; independently orders diets, supplements and tube feedings as approved by Medical Staff Office at each facility. Practices at an advanced level as evidenced by performing a minimum of one of the following services on an ongoing basis: feeding tube placement; insulin adjustment; interdisciplinary development and implementation of nutrition care protocols; leadership in applied clinical research; management of nutrition support; g-tube education and training; development of new outpatient service lines; other to be determined by the IUH system Clinical Nutrition Managers. Provides leadership in at least one significant systems contribution initiative or project annually or publishes in a peer-reviewed journal.
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