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Renal Dietitians provide nutrition advice to patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. Typical resume samples for Renal Dietitian mention duties like planning nutritional meals for patients, helping dialysis patients to stay healthy through dietary adjustments, developing kidney-friendly diets, monitoring patient condition, and educating patients on how to care for their health issues. Based on our selection of example resumes in the field, essential skills are nutrition knowledge, bedside manners, empathy, being able to explain medical concepts in an accessible manner, and recordkeeping. A Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition or dietetics is necessary to pursue a career as a Renal Dietitian.

1

Renal Dietitian

Worked with clients towards setting realistic short and long term nutritional goals while utilizing creative methods to ensure clients meet established goals.

  • Assisted in achieving our clinic's goal of 75% of our patients meeting Kidney Disease Outcomes
  • Quality Initiative (KDOQI) guidelines for serum phosphorus
  • Adhered to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and kept current with accurate records and documentations
  • Successful in improving patient compliance by utilizing creative and interactive learning experiences
  • Supervised and monitored patient weights daily while ensuring each patient met or were dialyze at or as close to their established dry weight
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Food And Nutrition
MA
Health Studies
2

Renal Dietitian

Assess and educate patients on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis regarding diet and kidney disease. Provide ongoing nutrition counseling to achieve optimal outcomes

  • Participate in monthly Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement meetings with other disciplines including MD's, Social workers, RN's, NP's. Report nutrition QAI data.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team on management of bone and mineral metabolism, nutritional status, fluid and sodium control
  • Presented information on nutrition care and the renal patient to new hire employees
  • Improved goal albumin levels by 8.1% in 2 months placing the facility in the top 90th percentile nationwide and leading the area
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Dietetics
3

Outpatient Renal Dietitian

Independently worked as the primary renal dietitian for the outpatient hemodialysis unit and peritoneal dialysis patients.

  • Provided nutritional counseling and education to patients with ESRD.
  • Prepared and presented Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement reports monthly.
  • Collaborated and effectively communicated with the multidisciplinary team to ensure patient safety and satisfaction with quality care.
  • Served as a mentor for dietetic intern and high school students participating in the New Vision Medical Careers Program.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MS
Nutrition & Dietetics
4

Diabetes Educator / Renal Dietitian /clinical Nutritiona Specialist

Monthly contributor to Georgia State Representative program for speaking engagements, board activities and service to community groups and organizations

  • Diabetes Educator in case management based ADJUST Diabetes and CHF Programs. Provided nutrition, Monitoring, Insulin and medication, foot care and AADE Self care skills education. to outpatient clientele and newly diagnosed in-patients.
  • Provided Nutrition Services to Dialysis Clinic after diabetes program closed. Developed and implemented system for monitoring and trending lab values at hospital based dialysis unit which was independent and not automated on line with laboratory services, Monitored and adjusted doses of Hecterol (Vitamin D analog) and phosphorus binders for Ambulatory Dialysis patients census of 97 to 100 patients. Developed incentives for health improvement educational games and increased Quality management scores for attaining target phosphorus and albumin levels by 30 to 40 percent from 2004 to 2005.
  • Served as Diabetes Consultant to Food Services Clinical Manager, by Pat Krause for coordination of nutritional care system-wide and developed patient education materials for Congestive heart failure Diabetes out-pt. programs and transferred to Clinical Nutrition Department after close of diabetes program and Dialysis clinic closure
  • Worked closely with physicians and residents in Clinical nutrition department 2005- 2009, writing nutrition orders per MD consult and discussing cases with physicians, pharmacists case managers and nursing.
  • Served as a diabetes management resource for resident physicians, frequently consulted for recommendations for diabetes care.
  • Responsible for Telemetry floor (concentration of diabetic, dialysis and cardiac patients), the wound care center, women's health center (gestational diabetics) and weekly rotations to cover Critical care, oncology, and LTAC units.
Candidate Info
71
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Nutrition And Dietetics
MS
Health Management
Health Administration
5

Renal Dietitian

  • Educated hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients as well as their families on the renal diet, fluid restrictions and renal replacement modalities.
  • Applied motivational interviewing techniques to assist patients identify obstacles to medication and renal diet adherence.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary healthcare team meetings and prepared improvement plans to maximize patient outcomes.
  • Collected, analyzed, developed, and implemented nutrition-related solutions for Continuous Quality Improvement team.
  • Actively participated in osteodystrophy management, including provision of recommendations for vitamin D, binder and calcimimetic therapies.
  • Provided small group education to individuals with chronic kidney disease Stages 1-4.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Business Administration
BA
Distinction
6

Renal Dietitian

  • Evaluated, documented, and monitored the nutritional status of 80-100 renal patients.
  • Developed, implemented, and adjusted patient-specific nutrition interventions and diets.
  • Instructed and counseled renal patients and caretakers on all aspects of therapeutic diets.
  • Led interdisciplinary team task group in order to ensure positive patient and clinic performance outcomes (Davita Quality Index).
  • Coordinated with Pharmaceutical Representatives and Social worker in order to ensure patients received nutritional supplements and medications regardless of financial circumstances or health insurance barriers.
  • Conducted monthly employee wellness workshops in order to promote healthy lifestyles and sound nutrition practices.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Arts
BS
Dietetics & Nutrition
MA
Health Promotion And Disease Prevention
7

Renal Dietitian

Provided nutrition assessments and education for patients with end stage renal disease including medical nutrition therapy for hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

  • Recommend dose adjustments for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent and Vitamin D Analog Therapy for each patient.
  • Analyzed patient's laboratory results to recommend changes to their treatment prescription to meet K-DOQI outcomes.
  • Participated in monthly care plan rounds with the physician.
  • Created and managed Continuous Quality Improvement projects in the clinic.
  • Provide Chronic Kidney Disease education to the community.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nutrition / Dietetics
MS
Health
8

Renal Dietitian

Assessed/monitored nutritional status on peritoneal dialysis patients and completed all required company and CMS charting

  • Provided appropriate dietary education to patients, family members and staff as needed
  • Functioned as Bone Metabolism Specialist; monitored and recommended Vitamin D dosing changes based on lab trends
  • Participated in continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities and other interdisciplinary renal team activities as required
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Dietetics
9

Renal Dietitian

Responsible for overseeing and initiating supplements, mineral bone specific pharmaceuticals and other nutrition related pharmaceuticals for 138+ patients

  • Exceeded Albumin lab targets (Albumin >3.5 >/= 92%) for 7 out of 8 months (100% of target met)
  • Referred for management advancement program within 2 months of employment
  • Liaison for physicians, nurses, pharmaceutical and medical device reps (hospitals/facilities throughout south east South Carolina)
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nutrition / Dietetics
10

Renal Dietitian

  • Completed comprehensive nutrition assessments which including short term care plan and long-term program within one month of admission.
  • Managed the bone metabolism and anemia protocols.
  • Reviewed monthly lab work on an individual basis and intervened as appropriate in collaboration with the patient's physician.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Dietetics

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