This position is located within the Nutrition and Food Services at the VA Medical Center in Las Vegas, NV and is responsible for the nutrition screening, diet instruction and nutrition care plan implementation for patients admitted to the Medical Center. ***THIS IS NOT A VIRTUAL POSITION, YOU MUST LIVE WITHIN OR BE WILLING TO RELOCATE WITHIN A COMMUTABLE DISTANCE OF THE DUTY LOCATION*** Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include (but are not limited to): Utilizes knowledge of routine diets, diet restrictions, nutrition and medical terminology. Utilizes knowledge of methods in basic nutritional therapy and their application in patient treatment. Completes Medical Record documentation, Event Capture workload documentation, and associated administrative functions daily. Completes nutritional screenings and re-screenings on all inpatients within facility mandated timeliness. Conducts inpatient unit rounds to interview patients and determine their food preferences and satisfaction with meal service. Monitors patient's acceptance and reactions to prescribed therapeutic diets. Performs quality assessment tasks, collects data for studies. Instructs patients concerning purpose of therapeutic and modified consistency diets. Responsible for assigned call center duties within the Call Center Food Service Worker position description. Performs other related duties as assigned Work Schedule: Variable Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.