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Dietitian Staffing Ratios

Dietitian Staffing Ratios RD Nutrition Consultants, LLC is a nationwide leader in Dietitian Staffing in healthcare facilities throughout the United States. We receive numerous requests for the ideal dietitian staffing ratio for numerous facility types and acuity levels. Dietitian staffing ratios is often determined by a number of factors: institutional setting, client population, acuity level, budget limitations, and benchmarking targets (1). Adding to the mix is the variation in nutrition care procedures in order to meet state and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization standards. In the patient acuity staffing guidelines, developed by the Clinical Nutrition Management

Dietitian Consultant-Nutrition Services Monitoring

The Registered Dietitian Consultant or Nutrition Services Manager conducts ongoing monitoring of the Nutrition Services Department for appropriate production, serving, storage, sanitation, and cleanliness. This includes reviewing all equipment and monitoring meal service for appropriate temperatures, following of menus, and alternatives offered. Procedure Nutrition Services Monitoring (Acute Care or Skilled Nursing Facilities) 1. Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Services Monitor conducts the audit on a regular basis (no less than monthly) 2. Review all staff for appropriateness of uniform and that all hair is covered. 3. Review all staff for appropriateness of uniform and that all hair is c

Dietitian Consultant Checklist

Monthly Duties: (Skilled Nursing Dietitian, Long Term Acute Care Dietitian) 1. Menu file up to date with 60 and 90 day menus. 2. Review Monthly weights and chart on variances. 3. Chart on any abnormal labs. 4. Chart on monthly Pressure Ulcers, Tube Feedings, Dialysis 5. Conduct monthly in-service with dietary staff, complete agenda and sign-in sheet 6. Obtain resident council minutes and address any concerns 7. Conduct monthly inspection and report findings to QAPI 8. Attend monthly QAPI meeting 9. Review emergency food supplies- rotate and replace items routinely 10. Ensure diet orders match current physician orders for all PO diets 11. Complete quarterly notes based on care plan schedule 1

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