· Patient Care
· Maintains the standard of clinical care, using nutritional diagnostic testing appropriately yet cost-effectively, and providing appropriate nutritional care.
· Demonstrates professionalism and integrity in all aspects of patient care.
· Fosters a collaborative work environment
· Effectively engages patients in their care.
· Returns patient calls within 2 working days, unless voicemail message indicates otherwise, if out of office for a period of time without access to voicemail Informs PCP of nutritional interventions, through flags, problem list up-dates, and/or visit note documentation.
· Informs CM of nutritional interventions, if applicable.
· Informs MH of nutritional interventions, if applicable.
· Informs MST of nutritional interventions, if applicable.
· Provides services designed to meet the individual patient’s needs in literacy, motivation with medical and psychological diagnoses.
· Bills all encounters.
· Maintains complete and comprehensive documentation.
· Consistently completes progress notes of patient encounters by end of the next business day.
· Utilizes EMR resources to manage patient care, including flags and referrals.
· Addresses patient nutritional concerns brought up during visit, and documents assessment and plan for these concerns.
· Assesses for barriers and assets in a patient’s social environment that are likely to affect nutrition outcomes.
· Health habits and risk factors are documented in at least 90% of patients seen at least 3 times for nutritional services.
· BMI and BEE are up to date in at least 90% of cases in chart audit.
· BIA is performed annually in at least 60% of HIV positive cases in chart audit.
· Nutritional self-management goal has been documented/updated within one year for at least 65% of patients seen at least twice for nutritional services.
· Keeps current with respect to organizational policies and procedures, and puts them into practice.
· Participates when requested to serve in memberships on committees.
· Participates when requested to participate in community activities.
· Participates when requested to be a media contact.
· Uses “out of office” functions in EMR, Outlook, and phone system to make staff aware of absences.
· Reads and responds to e-mail in a timely manner (within 2 working days), unless out of office indicates otherwise
· Works with peers to implement improvements to work flow or to the workplace.
· Participates in one or more ongoing medical group visits as a nutrition advocate.--when this starts, if possible, based on staffing.
· Functions as the primary clinical nutrition consultant for CBHC.
· Provides direction to the organization with respect to nutritional services.
· Works within organization to increase provision of nutritional services.
· Participates in interdisciplinary programs to promote and improve the nutritional status of CBHC patients.
· Represents CBHC to the medical and patient communities, as well as the community at-large, as a source of nutritional expertise.
· Keep staff clinicians informed of developments in nutritional services.
· Participates in internal committees and teams as requested.
· Takes active steps to keep current in new developments within the field of nutrition