Collaborated extensively with interdisciplinary care team and physicians to meet standard nutrition support guidelines. Consulted regularly with physicians on patients' tube feeding adjustments.
Assisted nursing staff to update nutrition related protocols, policies and procedures. Contributed to the development of new nutrition assessment forms as well as adjustments to the nursing staff nutrition consult forms. Extensively work together with nursing staff and secretaries to decrease trays waste with successful results. Provided in service to Food Service personnel Counseled patients regarding special dietary needs.
Provided nutrition assessment, intervention, nutrition care plans, and education for inpatients and outpatients.
Provided education to other health care professionals related to nutritional recommendations.
Developed and oversaw program to decrease inadequate use of TPN promoting a significant decrease in costs. Performed nutrition assessment and implemented intervention in timely manner to decrease risk of malnutrition. Provided medical nutrition therapy counseling. Served as a nutrition resource to departmental and health care staff to enhance nutritional services.
Managed clinical dietitian and dietary aids staff. Provided medical nutrition therapy and nutrition support in the intensive care unit. Recommended appropriate feeding schedules and methods to meet nutritional needs. Awarded best new preceptor of the year for the Augusta Dietetic internship. Prepared and taught Diabetes class. Out patient counseling including pre-surgery nutrition education for Bariatric patients.
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