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RN / Hospice Job in Texarkana, Arkansas

Company: Kindred at Home
Location: Texarkana
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 status.
Determine patients' dietary needs and advise patients' physicians and/or nursing personnel of needs.
Confer with patients' physicians to establish dietary treatments and requirements.
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 documentation.
Qualifications
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

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