Using Standards of Practice,evaluates nutrition status of patients and prescribes, implements,evaluates (initial and ongoing), and documents an appropriatenutritional care plan on a timely manner.
Ableto calculate patients' Nutritional needs and to determinethe optimal Nutritional Supplement for both oral & tubefeeding.
Contributes to an inter-disciplinaryapproach to patient care. Attends ward rounds and team conferencesto exchange information related to patient care and dischargeplanning.
Educates patients and family memberson appropriate diet modification and provides educational materialsaccordingly.
Participates in qualityimprovement activities and clinical research to enhance nutritioncare that is safe and effective.
Providesnutrition education to dietetic interns.
Conduct in-services on Nutrition up dates or case studiesfor Nutrition Services Department and other Hospitalstaff.
Conducts nutrition education for thecommunity & participates in hospital Quality Day andAwareness days.
Participates in continuouslearning to update knowledge of current developments in clinicalnutrition.
Completes the continuing educationrequirements, as per Saudi Commission for Health Specialtiesrequirements.
Develop and / or continuouslyupdate educational materials.