RN / Hospice Job in Texarkana, Arkansas
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: January 27, 2023
I believe that a stronger team begins with me.
With Gentiva's recent acquisitions of Odyssey Hospice, Harden
Healthcare, Girling Home Health and Hospice, we offer home health,
hospice, therapy, rehabilitation and community care services in
many of our locations throughout the country.
Gentiva has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. With over
550 locations in 40 states, our clinicians care for 110,000
patients every single day. This affords us the opportunity to
create best practices and develop them into industry-leading
protocols and specialties.
As a Dietician, you will:
Interview patients and assess/evaluate their nutritional
Determine patients' dietary needs and advise patients' physicians
and/or nursing personnel of needs.
Confer with patients' physicians to establish dietary treatments
Prepare and calculate therapeutic diets to meet the specific
requirements of patients.
Provide guidance, assistance, and/or explanations to patients and
family members to help them understand, accept, and follow dietary
modifications ordered by the physician. Instruct patients and
family members on dietary restrictions and drug/nutrient
interactions as appropriate.
Observe patients' responses to dietary treatment, note changes in
their condition, and advise physicians, Nurse Supervisors and/or
Clinical Coordinators. Revise nutritional plan as appropriate based
on patients' condition and physicians orders.
Participate in case conferences, and act as a resource to other
health team members as requested.
Maintain and submit paperwork/documentation as required by the
Company and/or facility.
Ensure the confidentiality of patients' files and
Degree in Nutrition or the equivalent
Minimum of six months related experience
Current Registered Dietician licensure/certification as necessary
in the state(s) of practice
Good organization and communication skills
Keywords: Kindred at Home, Shreveport , RN / Hospice Job in Texarkana, Arkansas, Healthcare , Texarkana, Louisiana
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!