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Joseph Clark
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Registered Dietitian with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both long term care and acute care facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Tennessee and have work with all aspects of nutritional needs from oral diets to alternate routes of nutrition, i.e. - enteral feedings and parental feedings.

Skills
  • Administration and Management
  • Active Listening
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Speaking
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Instructing
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Troubleshooting
Experience
Nutritional Director/Registered Dietitian , 07/2012 to Present
Savannah Healthcare and Rehabilitation Savannah , TN
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
  • Develop dietary plans to meet the nutritional requirements of individual patients according to their medical charts and considering past medical history, prescribed medications, and laboratory results.
  •  Provide specialized services, such as total parenteral nutrition or enteral nutrition, including calculation, order writing and monitoring of all aspects of alternate routes of nutrition.
  • Monitor and provide nutritional interventions for residents/patients with weight loss.
  • Monitor and provide medical nutritional therapy for residents/patients with wounds, i.e. - pressure ulcers, DTI's, or venous ulcers.
Nutritional Services Director/ Registered Dietitian , 06/2011 to 07/2013
Hardin Medical Center Savannah , TN
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Locate, select, and procure merchandise for resale, representing management in purchase negotiations.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
  • Develop dietary plans to meet the nutritional requirements of individual patients according to their medical charts.
  • Provide specialized services, such as total parenteral nutrition or enteral nutrition, monitoring  tolerance, residuals, labs, and weight.
  • Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Organize, develop, analyze, test, and prepare special meals such as low-fat, low-cholesterol and chemical-free meals.
  • Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.
  • Purchase food in accordance with health and safety codes.
  • Plan and conduct training programs in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for medical students, health-care personnel and the general public.
  • Coordinate diet counseling services.
  • Manage quantity food service departments or clinical and community nutrition services.
  • Select, train and supervise workers who plan, prepare and serve meals.
  • Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.
  • Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning to assist with the establishment, operation, and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
  • Coordinate recipe development and standardization and develop new menus for independent food service operations.
  • Prepare and administer budgets for food, equipment and supplies.
  • Test new food products and equipment.
Registered Dietitian , 04/2009 to 05/2011
Baptist Memorial Hospital Southaven , MS
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
  • Plan and conduct training programs in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for medical students, health-care personnel and the general public.
  • Develop dietary plans to meet the nutritional requirements of individual patients according to their medical charts, past medical history and laboratory results.
  • Provide specialized services, such as total parenteral nutrition or enteral nutrition, including monitoring of tolerance, residuals, laboratory values, and weight.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Nutrition and Dietetics , May 2008 University of Mississippi - Oxford , MS
I am currently completing my Masters in Nutrition at the University of Mississippi and will be graduating in May 2015.
Additional Information
I am currently completing my Masters in Nutrition through the University of Mississippi and will be graduating in May 2015. I am also in the process of studying for the CNSC, which I plan on taking in the summer of next year. I am passionate about my professional as a Registered Dietitian and think my strong point is my ability to relate to my patients and their families. My patients become my friends, which in turn become my family. I have an outgoing personality and enjoy speaking with people and providing guidance for any nutritional issues they may have.
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Previous Companies:

  • Savannah Healthcare and Rehabilitation
  • Hardin Medical Center
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Nutritional Director
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Nutritional Services Director

Schools:

  • University of Mississippi

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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