Alexandra P. Hauspurg, MS, RD, CDN
New York University, New York, N.Y. May 2015
Master of Science, Clinical Nutrition
Duke University, Durham, N.C. May 2010
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
The Hebrew Home, Riverdale, N. Y. May 2016 – August 2018
Clinical Dietitian, long-term care and post-acute rehab
Conducted nutrition assessments based on interviews obtained from patients and/or family, laboratory tests, data, and previous medical records.
Developed and implemented individualized nutrition care plans based on patient diagnoses, risk factors, and current nutrition recommendations.
Participated in clinical rounds with interdisciplinary team to establish cohesive and comprehensive care plans to provide optimal patient care and safe discharge.
Collaborated with Speech Language Pathology team to address dietary concerns in conjunction with dysphagia diet recommendations.
Created customized menus for patients and residents requiring specialized diets.
Assessed educational needs and provided nutrition education for patients and their families in preparation for discharge.
Calculated nutritional content of tube feedings and calorie counts as ordered.
Supervised dining areas to ensure diet and food safety compliance.
Completed MDS 3.0 documentation and developed personalized nutrition care plans for patients and residents.
God’s Love We Deliver, New York, N.Y. January 2016 – May 2016
Performed nutrition assessments and identify nutrition diagnoses.
Provided individualized, culturally appropriate nutrition recommendations to clients with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious health conditions.
Educated patients on disease and symptom management, food safety, and various other topics.
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y. August 2014 - January 2015
Provided Medical Nutrition Therapy to adult and pediatric populations.
Applied the nutrition care process: conducted screenings, identified nutrition diagnoses, performed assessments, implemented interventions, and monitored patient progress.
Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team to establish comprehensive care plans.
Counseled and educated inpatients and outpatients on various diets related to their health status or disease state.
Researched, developed, and presented evidence-informed nutrition educational materials and presentations for outpatient populations.
Gained experience in the following clinical specialty areas: cardiology, surgery, digestive diseases, renal, critical care, diabetes, oncology, HIV/AIDS, and pediatrics.
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y. October 2012 - May 2013
Intern to the Ambulatory Care Nutrition Manager
Organized and recorded the monthly productivity of all Registered Dietitians on staff.
Synthesized clinical indicators and analyzed the quality of nutrition-related patient care.
SKILLS & AFFILIATIONS
Professional: Registered Dietitian (#86021539); Certified Dietitian Nutritionist
Computer: SigmaCare, GeriMenu, Food Processor; CareCast, CBORD; Microsoft Office Suite
Affiliations: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Denver Dietetic Association