Serves as a resource for quality diabetes nutrition information for patients and other health care team members.
The nutrition counselor will provide state-of-the-art nutrition education in a variety of settings to patients and their families/care partners for both inpatient and outpatient settings.
The nutrition counselor will lead and develop nutrition education for diabetes self-management training and medical nutrition therapy services in the outpatient setting
Participates in the development and delivery of diabetes education for both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Participates in monthly diabetes support group meetings
Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following in the Chronic Care Management setting (refer to McLeod Health Competency Checklist):
Age specific training
Abuse, neglect, and Exploitation
Environment of Care/Emergency Management
Infection Control Precautions
Care of he Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Development of Individualized Meal Plans
Diabetes Monitoring Tools
Certified Diabetes Educator and/or 3 years of experience with diabetes
Required College degree in Dietetics
Required Certification: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Obtain personal NPI number within 3 months of hire
Internal Number: 20210951
About McLeod Health
Founded in 1906, McLeod Health is a locally owned and managed, not for profit organization supported by the strength of approximately 750 members on its medical staff and more than 2,700 licensed nurses (Registered Nurses; Advanced Practice Nurses – including Certified Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives; as well as Licensed Practical Nurses). McLeod Health is also composed of approximately 8,900 employees and more than 75 physician practices throughout its 18-county service area. With seven hospitals, McLeod Health operates three Health and Fitness Centers, a Sports Medicine and Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, Hospice and Home Health Services. The hospitals within McLeod Health include: McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Health Dillon, McLeod Health Loris, McLeod Health Seacoast, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Clarendon and McLeod Behavioral Health. On the coast, the McLeod Health Carolina Forest complex has opened an Emergency Department and the first two of seven medical park office buildings as an extension of McLeod Loris Seacoast Hospital.