The Renal Dietitian undertakes the crucial job of providing nutrition advice to patients dealing with chronic kidney diseases. Typical activities depicted on the Renal Dietitian Resume include the following – planning nutritional meals for patients; monitoring the condition of the patients, developing kidney-friendly diets; educating patients on healthy eating and health issues; devising kidney-friendly diets which give out less waste for the kidney to process; monitoring the dialysis patient’s weight, and teaching the patient about the disease and what they should eat.
The most sought-after skills for this post include the following – nutrition knowledge, bedside manners, the ability to explain technical medical concepts in simple language to patients, record keeping skills, familiarity with relevant medical terminologies and jargon; and relevant software knowledge. A bachelor’s degree in dietetics or nutrition is the only qualification that is needed to pursue a career in this line.
Summary : Variety of clinical experience and a strong interest in prevention, have the skills to do clinical or community work as a dietitian with adults and children. Recent outreach volunteer experience to the most under served communities.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Data Entry.
Attended and actively participate in QAPI meetings. Counsel patients and families in the individualized complex renal diet.
Spearhead the constant modification of diet based on patient lifestyle and laboratory values Provide support to the nursing staff.
Facilitated current medication usage via obtaining refill authorizations and refill requests and communicating them to the pharmacies.
Educational activities including monthly education handouts, bulletin boards, and recipe/tip center.
Completed and accurate documentation including initial assessments, monthly notes, reviews, and annual assessments.
Improved patients' skeletal outcomes by acting as Bone Mineral Manager, using labs bimonthly to adjust Vitamin D and Sensipar.
Prepared Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) action plans and reports.
Rental Dietitian Resume
Summary : Experienced RD CSR passionate about reducing healthcare cost and to promote quality of life through disease prevention and management. This is especially true for diabetes due to the high prevalence and complications.
Worked across the country and throughout our organization to provide our current and future patients.
Responsible for conducting a nutrition assessment and obtaining nutrition history from the patient.
Planned nutritional meals and help patients to make dietary adjustments to stay healthy.
Reviewed and analyzed every aspect of therapy to improve health outcomes.
Maintained meticulous medical charting to facilitate patient care and interdisciplinary communication.
Consolidated medicine and lab orders within the protocol to reduce redundancy and cost.
Analyzed the IV medication single-dose vial sizes and calculated amount administered versus the amount discarded.
Renal Dietitian/Representative Resume
Summary : Professional objective is to combine wellness expertise and managerial experience to create and manage programs that promote healthy lifestyles within a corporate environment.
Skills : Excellent oral and written communicator, conversant in Spanish, Traveled widely.
Provided nutrition assessment, counseling, and education to hemodialysis out-patients and renal failure in-patients in all units including ICU.
Presented themselves with a variety of co-morbidities such as heart disease, diabetes, respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders.
Provided additional support and assistance to reduce the workload of the clinical dietitians.
Monitored labs and communicate results with patients and provide them with diet recommendations.
Presented suggestions to the medical staff regarding changes in medications and dialysis to improve patient health status.
Designed and present nutrition classes to cardiac rehabilitation patients. Computed monthly quality assurance goals.
Explained lab results and discuss nutrition, exercise, and medication management to improve outcomes.
Renal Dietitian II Resume
Headline : Gained experience in many areas of dietetics over the years with acute and long term care employment. Most recently have found that the interdisciplinary nature of dialysis and the ability to work with patients and families.
Skills : Microsoft Office, e-mail, Nutrition Counseling, Food Service Management.
Responsible for nutritional care and education of hemodialysis patients and their families.
Nutritional assessments and care plans, bone mineral education, QAPI reporting, monthly lab review.
Responsible for nutritional care of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
Comprehensive interdisciplinary assessments with a plan of care, diet, and bone mineral medication education.
Gained some experience counseling home, hemodialysis patients.
Home visited upon MD order for diabetes, hypertension, enteral feedings transitioning to oral feeding.
Completed the required documentation in a timely manner.
Renal Dietitian Resume
Headline : Passionate about lifestyle as medicine with a strong desire to coach, educate and motivate people to achieve their health and wellness goals via a sustainable lifestyle. Career professional with experience in outpatient, acute care.
Skills : Nutrition assessments, Medical records documentation, Care plan.
Ensured outcomes met or exceeded goals by educating patients to comply with the diet, medication, and treatment objectives.
Raised adequacy outcome scores and met or exceeded goals for phosphorus and albumin.
Regulated bone management though medication adjustment recommendations and ensuring medication.
Developed QAPI goals and served as a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Team.
Ensured patient care complied with state and federal regulations and professional standards.
Accurately monitored labs, nutrition-related medication, supplements, intradialytic total parenteral nutrition, and intraperitoneal nutrition.
Earned Shining Star award from Satellite Dialysis for outstanding performance.
Renal Dietitian I Resume
Objective : An experienced and dedicated dietitian professional, seeking a part-time opportunity where abilities and knowledge will be used optimally.
Provided detailed diet education and instruction to meet the critical needs of dialysis patients.
Attended group meetings with patients and/or families to assess further nutritional needs.
Conducted monthly lab reviews and assessments, and discussed status with patient and healthcare team.
Completed Initial, Semi-Annual, Transfer, and Severe Risk assessments on appropriate dialysis patients.
Developed educational pamphlets and written materials to meet the essential needs of patients and provide assistance.
Coordinated with healthcare personnel concerning patient nutritional needs and dietary plans.
Participated in scheduled renal rounds with physicians, nurses, social workers, and facility managers to discuss status and updates.
Lead Renal Dietitian Resume
Headline : Observation is that regardless of the disease state or goal of the patient, the ability to make behavior modifications is often the barrier between their current states and a healthy lifestyle.
Skills : Bilingual, Communication Skills.
Managed patient care plans and meetings with an interdisciplinary team.
Counseled hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients regarding diet modifications according to bi-monthly lab results.
Collaborated with colleagues to develop new patient education tools.
Managed clinic bone/mineral disease and anemia programs. Electronic medical charting utilizing Falcon Dialysis EHR program.
Ensured clinic adherence to OSHA standards as Safety Manager and routinely provide education to staff.
Monitored blood test results and provide individualized education and recommendations to both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients.
Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team on nutrition-related medication changes and dosing.
Master Of Science
Associate Renal Dietitian Resume
Summary : To provide science-based nutritional information to immediate community as well as practice in all aspects of career and personal life.
Skills : Motivational Interviewing, MS-Office.
Assessed Nutritional Status to determine appropriate nutrition intervention and recommendations.
Provided Nutrition Education and counseling based on individualized patient needs.
Monitor nutritional status, laboratory values, dialysis kinetics, adherence, and response to diet and/or other MNT.
Participated in rounds conferences, meetings, and coordinated information with patient nutritional recommendations, diet.
Evaluated outcomes and identify contributing factors of undesirable results to collaborate with the medical team for resolutions.
Functioned as a bone and mineral specialist. Presented nutrition-related in-services to teammates.
Participated in monthly quality initiative programs and meetings.
Asst. Renal Dietitian Resume
Headline : Responsible for Managing the nutrition status of dialysis patients through routine assessment and monthly review of chemistry and kinetics.
Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Typing.
Responsible for educating new & current patients regarding nutrition education for home therapy dialysis correlating to specific lab values.
Recorded comprehensive nutrition assessments, monthly nutrition assessments & bone mineral management.
Analyzed patient's medications & monitor usage, refills, etc. Participated in interdisciplinary care meetings.
Prepared CQI reports & CQI meetings as well as create action plans when needed.
Monitored and educate patients on renal diet abs lab work. Attended weekly DQI meetings.
Provided monthly patient and staff education on various medical nutrition therapy topics.
Organized and facilitated the interdisciplinary plan of care meetings with the physician, patient, social worker, and nurse.
Renal Dietitian Resume
Objective : A Registered Dietitian with professional experience working in acute, transitional and in-center healthcare. Demonstrated leadership competency and skills,
Skills : Fluent in Spanish, MS-Excel.
Coordinated Diabetes Self-Management Program and provision of education.
Evaluated the nutritional status of renal patients bimonthly. Attended national and regional meetings for chronic kidney disease.
Monitored lab values and provided nutrition recommendations based on lab results.
Titrated bone metabolism medications per established protocols.
Participated in monthly interdisciplinary care conferences with nephrologists.
Assisted patients with control of diabetes and other co-morbidities.
Completed diabetes assessments and established self-management goals.