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Registered Dietitian

Denver, North Carolina, United States
April 29, 2019

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Organized, goal-oriented, team player with 17 years of well-rounded professional experience as a Registered/Licensed Dietitian seeking a position to apply my vast array of knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, clinical nutrition management as well as client relations and customer service skills. EDUCATION

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

• Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, 1998


Apria Healthcare (2016-2019)

Nutrition Support Dietitian

• Assisted in the safe and effective transition of patients to home enteral nutrition therapy

• Assessed nutritional risks and developed care plans to meet nutritional needs of patients

• Participated in the development and implementation of nutrition care plans and provided nutrition education and guidance to patients, caregivers and non-clinical staff

• Monitored patient progress toward collaborative home nutrition goals and evaluated the outcome of nutrition intervention

• Evaluated patient competence and compliance and reeducated and necessary

• Collaborated with physicians, nurses and other clinical professionals on implementing changes to home enteral nutrition regimen to meet patients’ nutrition goals and improve nutrition status Morrison Healthcare (2013-2016)

Clinical Nutrition Manager

• Hired, trained and supported clinical nutrition staff

• Monitored clinical nutrition competency and productivity

• Conducted performance evaluations and documentation audits

• Ensured federal and state regulatory compliance

• Developed and manage departmental policies and procedures

• Coordinated enteral and parenteral formularies

• Conducted quality assurance and performance improvement

• Directed dietetic internship program and created clinical rotation schedule and activities

• Organized and managed clinical nutrition schedule, labor and resources

• Analyzed menus for nutritional adequacy and suitability of patient population

• Created patient screening and nutrition assessment protocols Morrison Healthcare (2005–2013)

Clinical Dietitian

• Provided Medical Nutrition Therapy to all levels of acuity and disease states

• Assisted the enteral formulary transition process

• Individualized and managed the composition of parenteral nutrition formulations

• Trained dietetic interns in aspects of clinical care and electronic charting

• Assessed nutritional needs of patients and implemented acute and critical care plans

• Consulted with physicians and other medical staff to determine nutritional needs of patient

• Developed and prepared nutrition educational materials

• Advised patients and families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications Sodexo (2001–2005)

Clinical Dietitian

• Developed nutrition assessments and formulated plans of care

• Educated patients, groups and staff on medical nutrition therapy

• Produced and implemented patient menus

• Collaborated with diverse teams and committees to improve patient care

• Supervised food service staff

Northeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging (1999-2001) Community Health Nutritionist

• Directed nutrition services for 17 senior centers and supervised managers and their staff

• Arranged and presented nutrition classes

• Conducted annual inspections and edited monthly financial reports

• Revised and certified quarterly menus

• Cultivated disease prevention program and managed budget SKILLS & TRAINING

• Medical Nutrition Therapy

• Nutrition Support

• Leadership

• Time Management

• Microsoft Office

• Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and CPOE technology


• Client Relations

• Mentoring

• Education

• Counseling


• Commission on Dietetic Registration, registered

• State of North Carolina, licensed

• Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, active member PRESENTATIONS/MEDIA

• The Health Benefits of Coffee – TV interview/Time Warner Cable

• Nutrition Panel – Johnson and Wales University/Charlotte-Compass Day

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