Clinical Dietitian resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Registered Clinical Dietitian knowledgeable about acute/chronic health issues, including geriatric nutrition and nutritional treatment in rehabilitation. 

Medical Nutrition therapy counseling for individuals with nutrition related health issues.

Articulate Nutrition expert with background in developing and delivering presentations on diabetes, cardiac health and other chronic diseases. Exceptional communication skills.
Nutritionist conducting nutrition assessments and evaluating life style factors such as stress levels, medical diagnoses and medication usage.
Well-rounded Nutritionist skilled at reviewing food journals, preparing nutrition recommendations and counseling clients.
Passionate Nutrition and Dietetics professional dedicated to improving dietary habits and long term health of people of all ages.
Committed Nutritionist with sound knowledge of nutritional programs and regulations.
Nutritional assessment in pediatric and adolescent nutrition and treatment.
Knowledgeable about women's and children's health issues, including pregnancy, breastfeeding and infant nutrition.
Nutritionist expert with 5 years conducting nutrition assessments/evaluation in life style factors pertinent to diabetes, cardiac health, other chronic diseases, physical fitness, stress levels pre and post operations, nutrition related medical diagnoses and medication usage in a adult day care service center, rehabilitation center, and nursing home.
Manage information and data by providing information systems and data management for operations and performance improvement. This includes foodservice systems, clinical management systems, nutrient database system, and electronic health record system.
Experienced in integrating nutrition care and clinical informatics with the use of Sigma Care and Geri Menu for effective retrieval, organization, storage, and use of data and information with all healthcare team. 
Analyzed menus and recipes within the facilities personal digital assistance database for various diets for nutritional adequacy and developed menus and meal plans to meet specific nutritional guidelines. 
Critical thinking to integrate facts, inform opinions, active listening, and observation.  Fluent in second language Farsi. In progress in becoming certified in personal training. 
  • Clinical dietetics professional
  • Weight management consulting
  • Body composition analysis
  • Lab analysis/reporting
  • Disease prevention expert
  • Strong teaching skills
  • Skilled interviewer
  • Food counseling
  • Diabetic lifestyle planning
  • Dietary habits expert
Work History
Clinical Dietitian, 02/2010 to 10/2013
Compass Group Usa IncMoscow, ID,
  • Provided nutrition care to patients in a 200+ bed long term/sub acute care facility which included 4 units; surgical/subacute rehabilitation, adult daycare center, recreation center, nursing home. Directed nutritional care/services by evaluating dietary status for mostly the elderly population. Gained expert knowledge of nutritional needs for high-risk patients in outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • Completed Nutrition Assessments and Care Plans. Participated as a vital member of the multidisciplinary health care team, serving as the nutrition expert. Communicated nutritional plans of care to patients & medical team & documented for accuracy and best care. Consulted with medical teams to assess and advise medical nutrition therapy for acute and chronic disease management.
  • Furthered leadership and management skills by completing projects/tasks held by a Clinical Nutrition Manager; conducted monthly chart audits and annual peer review process, approving enteral supplement orders, and providing in-services and training to hospitality staff. 
  • Planned, directed and monitored the clinical functions of the dietary department. Assisted in the creation and implementation of a nutrition supplement policy to create a sustainable use of supplements and decrease waste to achieve adequate nutritional needs without limiting intake. Implemented changes in nutrition therapy as needed to achieve optimum nutrition status. 
  • Expert use of Geri Menu and Sigma Care Health System. Provided documentation for theses services through computerized charting. Established and maintained thorough nutritional records and information.
  • Instructed patients, residents and hospital personnel (diet technicians and diet clerks) in basic principles of nutrition and modifications of normal diet and interaction with residents. Individualized menus for clients on therapeutic and mechanically altered. 
  • Gained knowledge and experience in critical care by providing both enteral and parenteral nutrition support to patients. Provided alternate feeding recommendations (enteral and parenteral nutrition) and closely monitored patients for life threatening feeding complications, adjusting feedings to improve nutrition status.
  • Conducted individualized nutritional assessments based on laboratory tests and data. Reviewed/interpreted pertinent laboratory data and implications of results as acceptable per MD. Documented clinical findings and correctly entered pertinent data for processing.
  • Educated patients about therapeutic nutrition, sanitation, proper food preparation, diet therapies and long term health benefits of balanced diets and exercise programs. 
  • Enforced dietary education for patients receiving dialysis treatments by evaluating labs and determining specific needs. Counseled patients with diabetes about consistent carbohydrate diet, monitoring BG levels, and proper timing of meals. Also conducted plate-study/calorie-counts and weight gain/loss analysis. 
Clinical Dietitian, 2010 to 10/2013
Compass Group Usa IncNew Brunswick, NJ,
  • Planned, directed and monitored the clinical functions of the dietary department.
  • Conducted individualized nutritional assessments based on laboratory tests and data.
  • Documented clinical findings and correctly entered pertinent data for processing.
  • Assessed individual nutritional risk and status.
  • Educated clients about the long term health benefits of balanced diets and exercise programs.
  • Instructed clients in proper meal preparations and diet therapies.
  • Led educational presentations on topics of nutrition and wellness.
  • Planned medical nutrition therapy for patients and registrants.
  • Interviewed clients to analyze dietary habits and overall health.
Volunteer In Emergency Room, 11/2006 to 10/2007
Winthrop University HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
  • Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Provided a comforting and soothing environment.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients’ clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
Recipient: Volunteer Service Awards, Appreciation Honors, Winthrop University Hospital. October 25, 2007.
Bachelor of Arts: Food and Nutrion/Dietetics, Expected in 2012
Queens College- CUNY - Queens, NY
  • Honors in Family, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences; Cum Laude: Academic Achievement Award. June 2, 2011.
  • Member of Phi Upsilon Omicron, Family & Consumer Sciences Honors Society Club. December, 2010.
Professional School of Registered Dietitian: Dietetic Internship, Expected in 2013
Oakwood University - Alabama,

  • Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Extensively trained in Medical Nutrition Therapy,  Food and Nutrition 
  • Advanced coursework in Food Systems Management
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT): Personal Training, Expected in 2017- In Progress
National Council on Strength & Fitness - NCSF - Coral Gables, FL

Counseled patients of all ages for healthy living. Active member/representative of Juice Plus+ foundation "Inspire Healthy Living" Plan.  2016-Present.

Recipient: AAA Biology Department Scholarship, for Academic Excellence Award, NCC. May 9, 2007.

​Community Service: Personal Caregiver at HunHarbor Manor Nursing Home, Roslyn, NY. Helped prepare activities, providing guidance, interpersonal relationships, and programing to better residential life. Provided additional emotional and physical support to patient by reading, feeding, and helping move with wheelchair. September 2002- July 2003.

  • Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist; certified in nutrition and dietetics professional. September 21, 2016.
  • School Violance Prevention, LIU. July 23, 2010.
  • Child Abuse identification, LIU. July 23, 2010.

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School Attended

  • Queens College- CUNY
  • Oakwood University
  • National Council on Strength & Fitness - NCSF

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  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Volunteer In Emergency Room


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Professional School of Registered Dietitian
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

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