One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
SummitRidge Hospital provides quality behavioral health and addiction treatment services in Lawrenceville, GA, approximately 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our dedicated team of professionals provide caring and professional inpatient, outpatient and support services to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis. Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Dietitian to join our talented team. Primarily responsible for performing functions of Clinical nutrition service, such as nutrition assessment, modified diet formulations and self-management training.
Assess high risk patients identified by nursing from patients health history form, physicians, and other allied health care professionals. Assessment may include:
Calculation for energy and proteins needs based on body mass index (BMI), height/weight, and ideal body weight (BMI).
Determination of visceral protein and somatic protein depletion/malnutrition.
Analyzing electrolytes, micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), macronutients (carbohydrate/protein/fat), and other laboratory data applicable to normal and diseased pathophysiology.
Calculate estimate fluid requierement based on age, hydration, and clinical status of patients.
Determinations of obesity based on BMI with appropriate level of grading.
Follow Nutrition Care Plan to reassess and change plans as necessary.
Calculate and document intake analysis.
Educate patients and family members on modified diet.