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Registered Dietitian

Brooklyn, New York, United States
September 08, 2018

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Zahava G. Roth, RD

**** ******** **** • Brooklyn NY, 11230 • 773-***-**** •


Dietitian, Temporary, Ditmas Park Care Center, Brooklyn, NY June 2018 – Present

Assess nutrition status of residents and manage the nutrition care process, including interviewing residents and families to obtain diet history and monitoring weights and lab results

Utilize physical assessment skills to improve quality and quantity of life

Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare team; create care plans to optimize nutrition status

Coordinate resident dietary changes to best accommodate physicians’ orders and individual requests

Facilitate reimbursement by completing MDS documentation in a timely fashion Dietetic Intern, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL February 2018 – June 2018

Perform patient nutritional assessments using the nutrition care process, with end goal reduced morbidity and length of stay

Apply critical thinking skills for optimal patient management

Counsel patients and families with culturally appropriate diet education to meet nutritional goals

Collaborate with healthcare team members to provide nutrition recommendations to optimize patient care

Complete weekly rotations in various units, including general medicine, neurology, GI, pediatrics, oncology, ICU Food and Nutrition Intern, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL December 2017-February 2018

Spearhead focus groups and menu surveys to align student preferences with food choices offered

Create after-school meal order process to enhance program participation and increase CACFP reimbursement

Develop new menu items focused on student preferences, considering nutrition, costs and meal requirements Dietetic Intern, Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, Oak Park, IL September 2017-December 2017

Create survey assessing clients’ cooking skills and home equipment for use in planning nutrition discussions and cooking demonstrations

Lead nutrition discussions, food demonstrations, and “Cooking Matters” classes to promote healthful eating

Prepare client handouts based on emerging nutrition research and trends Summer Meals Intern, Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, Oak Park, IL Summer 2017

Team with program manager to train and support volunteers in facilitating meal distribution

Greet children and families at sites and enable orderly sign-in; plan and lead activities Nutrition Volunteer, Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, Oak Park, IL May 2016 – July 2017

Conduct cooking demonstrations to increase clients’ exposure to nutritious foods and recipes

Lead group nutrition discussions to increase awareness of healthful food choices and habits

Consult with pantry dietitian to locate appropriate recipes for demonstration; prepare samples for distribution Dietitian’s Assistant, Presence Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL September 2015 – July 2016

Assist patients in proper menu choices to comply with physicians’ diet orders

Collaborate with nurses to ensure patient safety before meals; prepare trays conforming with diet orders Dietary Coordinator, Camp Nageela Midwest, Marshall, IN June 2015

Monitor allergies and intolerances; comply with dietary requests; provide healthful and appetizing alternatives to ensure adequate and nutritious meal options

Team with food service workers to ensure compliance with USDA standards; oversee timely and high-quality meal delivery



B.S. Food and Nutrition Summa cum Laude, GPA: 3.99 Credentials, Licenses and Skills

RD/Registered Dietitian (August 2018), CDN pending

Proficient in Epic, Point Click Care, Geri-Menu, Microsoft Word, and Google Docs; working experience with Microsoft Excel

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