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Quality Assurance Training

La Mesa, California, 92020, United States
25.00 per hour
March 22, 2011

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Sherri Stephenson *** Minnesota ave El Cajon, CA *2020

To promote a healthier lifestyle and to help people achieve their nutrition and fitness goals.

Work Experience

Clinical Dietitian Promise Hospital San Diego 11/09 - current

Provide nutrition recommendations to nursing and medical staff regarding supplement and therapeutic diets appropriate for patients; patient education on low salt, low fat, high fiber, diabetic diets; conduct weekly nutrition classes to the behavioral health unit;

Clinical Dietitian

9/2005 - 8/21/09 Arrowhead Hospital, Glendale, AZ

Provide nutrition education to patients who have diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease. Supervise diet clerks. Provide comprehensive nutrition assessments for patients at high nutritional risk. Write enteral and parenteral nutrition orders in consultation with the pharmacist and medical doctor. Work closely with nursing staff to provide optimal nutrition care for the patient. Perform test trays and evaluate quality of food given to patients. Revise patient menus..

NASM instructor

4/2005 – 7/2005 Phoenix Therapeutic Massage School, 8010 E. McDowell Rd, suite 214

I teach the NASM personal training course to master level massage students seeking the personal training certification. I prepare and conduct lectures weekly. I also give students practical training in the gym. I proctor all quizzes and exams and mentor students during the 8 week course.

Independent Certified Personal Trainer Scottsdale, AZ 85260 4/2004 – 7/2005 Gold's Gym, 14843 Northsight Blvd,

I work at Gold's gym as an independent trainer. I build my own business of clients. I motivate, train and coach clients. I set up personalized training and nutrition programs to get clients the results they want. I use a variety of training techniques for each client. A comprehensive fitness assessment is completed prior to each client starting their physical fitness program.

Certified Personal Trainer

1/2001 – 4/2004 24 hour Fitness, Phoenix, Arizona

Provide personal training to established clientele via resistance, circuit and cardiovascular training. Help clients lose weight and/or gain muscle mass to change physical appearance, improve health and reduce risk for health-related diseases. Motivate clients to eat a proper diet that includes decreasing fat intake to help them achieve their goals.

Clinical Dietitian

9/2000 - 11/2002 Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

I worked with physicians, nurses and other health care members to provide appropriate nutritional care to patients. I provided educational in-services to residents and interns on nutrition support. I provided enteral and parenteral recommendations to physicians for burn, trauma, pulmonary, and ICU patients. I conducted diabetic, low-fat, weight loss and renal diet instructions to patients upon discharge from the hospital. I have experience working with pediatrics as well as adults. I managed my own work load, and performed my job independently. I worked well with other health care professionals as a team to provide quality medical care. I have extensive experience in nutrition support.

Clinical Dietitian

7/1999 - 9/2000 Valley Lutheran Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona

Provided enteral and parenteral assessments for ICU patients. Provided nutritional screenings and supervised the work of the dietetic technicians. Worked closely with the pharmacists in providing TPN recommendations. Provided TF/TPN quality assurance audits. Conducted diet instructions for diabetics, renal and cardiac patients when needed

Account Specialist

1/1997 - 5/1999 Novartis Nutrition, Los Angeles, California

I provided sales support to the account executives in 4 different territories in Los Angeles.. I provided quality assurance audits to health care facilities. I sold nutrition products to nurses, physicians and dietitians in hospitals and long-term care facilities. I worked independently, had an office at home, and covered a large territory.


9/1990 - 6/1992 California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

Some Master’s level nutrition courses completed

I was accepted into the Master's/RD program. I have 3 semesters of graduate classes in nutrition. I was on the honor roll at Cal Poly. I completed my internship in June 1992.

12/1989 Utah State University, Logan, Utah Bachelor's Degree B.S. Nutrition Science and minor in Business from Utah State University.

Certifications: ACE 2001. 2004, 2007, NASM 2002, Certified spinning instructor, 24 hour CPT, CNSD (Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian),

Achievements: NPC Bodybuilding 2002, NPC Figure competition 2003

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