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Talented, driven and compassionate Registered Dietitian with over 20 years of experience in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. Uniquely qualified to work with Bariatric patients due to direct personal experience with Bariatric surgery and a passion to work with patients on their journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Highly skilled at collaborating with physicians to optimize patient care. Seasoned in medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education and counseling, and clinical documentation. Thrives in a team-oriented environment requiring little supervision, while focusing on successful patient outcomes.

Personal and Professional Attributes
  • Passionate about Bariatrics
  • Personable, compassionate, dedicated
  • Highly motivated, life-long learner
  • Collaborative/Team Player
  • Communication and organization
  • Sound knowledge of Bariatric Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy/modified diets
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Evidence-based care
  • Group facilitation
Education and Training
Montclair State University Montclair, NJ Expected in Bachelor of Science : Food & Nutrition/Dietetics - GPA :
Montclair State University AP4 Dietetic Internship Montclair, NJ Expected in Dietetic Internship : - GPA :

Registered Dietitian (#839198)- Commission on Dietetic Registration

Certificate in Adult Weight Management- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Relevant Experience
Davita - Consultant Dietitian
Jacksonville, FL, 02/1999 - Current
  • Assess the nutritional status of patients, inclusive of lab value interpretation, consumption patterns, weight maintenance, food/drug interactions, dietary compliance, self-efficacy, and and overall nutritional well-being
  • Perform nutrition assessments for new admissions, readmissions, quarterly/annual reviews and significant changes
  • Create, review and update patient's plan of care, and rationale for changes
  • Work with the interdisciplinary team to to address appropriate nutritional concerns and interventions with all members of the nutrition support team
  • Ensure that patients and their families receive the highest quality of customer service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes the individual's needs and rights
  • Provide nutrition counseling and education to patient's and their families
  • Complete a monthly weight audit of all significant weight changes and conduct weight meeting to address and intervene as needed
  • Complete section K and CAA's of the MDS
  • Coordinate plan of care with renal dietitian for all dialysis patients
  • Monitor and document monthly on all patients with wounds, tube feedings and dialysis
State Of Mississippi - Bariatric Work/Study
George County, MS, 01/XXX9 - 04/XXX9
  • Collaborated with bariatric RD and physicians to help provide nutrition and psychological support for bariatric patients and their significant others
  • Counseled and educated pre-surgical patients (and their significant others) on the bariatric lifestyle changes needed for successful outcomes
  • Advised patients on needed nutritional supplements
  • Learned about insurance criteria and coding for nutrition visits, billing appropriately for each visit
  • Provided patients post-surgical nutrition and psychological support
  • Reviewed bloodwork with patients and physicians and assessed the need for additional micronutrient recommendations
  • Formulated an individualized plan of care for each patient, documenting each visit in the EMR
  • Assisted with the facilitation of Bariatric Support Group sessions
  • Assisted with scheduling of appointments
  • Collaborated in the updating of educational materials
  • Presented the XXX6 ASMBS Nutrition Guidelines and XXX9 Article on Employing Enhanced Recovery Goals in Bariatric Surgery to physicians via Powerpoint presentation
Fresenius Medical Care - Renal Dietitian
City, STATE, 06/XXX5 - 01/XXX9
  • Performed Nutritional Assessments and calculated therapeutic diets to meet individualized needs
  • Evaluated unique nutrient and energy requirements for each patient based on BMI, lifestyle and individual medical issues.
  • Facilitated group nutrition classes and created Lobby Education Days
  • Provided comprehensive renal nutrition education and counseling to patients and care givers
  • Documented monthly nutrition notes in electronic medical record
  • Attended Care Plan and QAPI meetings; assisted clinic manager with Care Plan schedule
  • Reviewed monthly labs and weights with extended care dietitians for collaboration on diet/supplements, medications, weight changes, fluid status and educational needs
  • Managed albumin and Bone-Mineral Metabolism Quality Indicators
  • Improved policy and procedure to better manage mandated nutrition patient education
  • Administered TARC grant for access to free nutritional supplements
Institute Of Preventive Medicine - Nutrition Educator
City, STATE, 01/1996 - 09/1997
  • Developed and presented group nutrition education classes for patients
  • Created, reviewed and updated nutrition education materials
  • Coached individual patients in accordance with MD's prescribed nutritional protocols
  • Advised patients on nutritional supplements
  • Assisted MD with follow-up calls about lab work, prescriptions and supplements
  • Scheduled appointments
Activities and Honors

Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year, New Jersey Dietetic Association

Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Member, Consultant Dietitians in Healthcare Facilities

Co-Founder of the Montclair State Dietetic Association

Member, National Kidney Foundation

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School Attended
  • Montclair State University
  • Montclair State University AP4 Dietetic Internship
Job Titles Held:
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Bariatric Work/Study
  • Renal Dietitian
  • Nutrition Educator
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Dietetic Internship

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