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Education

20142016

Master of Science

Rush University Medical Center

Clinical Nutrition

20102014

Bachelor of Science

Bradley University

Dietetics

Work History

August 2016present

Clinical Dietitian

Warren Barr South Loop
Aug 2014April 2016

Dietetic Intern

Rush University Medical Center

Clinical Nutrition (600 hours inpatient, 200 hours outpatient)

  • Provided comprehensive care within the Nutrition Care Process with an emphasis on diabetes, cardiovascular, renal, gastrointestinal surgery, transplant, pediatrics, neonatal, geriatric, oncology, general medicine, and critical care
  • Functioned as part of a multidisciplinary team on medical rounds
  • Outpatient counseling in Medical Homes, Pediatric Clinic, and NICU follow-up clinic
  • Active dietitian on half of a general medicine floor and the neonatal intensive care unit for one month.  Responsibilities included supervising one diet technician, participating in daily medical rounds, and utilizing prescriptive authority within regulations of the medical institution to order nutrients, diets, supplements, enteral and parenteral nutrition, and nutrition-related diagnostic tests

Food Service Management (200 hours)

  • Received experience in hospital and cafeteria food service operations with a focus on patient/client satisfaction, customer service, financial performance, production, and hospitality.  

Research

  • Prevalence of computed tomography defined sarcopenia among liver transplant patients and its associated outcomes, Masters Thesis
  • Determining the relationship between SGA assessment of functional status and handgrip strength, Abstract accepted at Clinical Nutrition Week 2016- ASPEN
May 2013Apr 2014

Dietary Aide

Unity Point Health-Proctor Hospital
  • Set up food trays with meals, snacks, desserts, and supplements to meet nutrition requirements for cardiovascular, renal, critical care, geriatric-psych, and general medicine patients
  • Collect food trays from patient rooms to maintain a certain hygienic standard.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to patients and consult any discrepancies with FNS manager and/or dietitian to ensure proper nutrition
Dec 2010Jan 2012

Dietary Aide

Park Pointe Health Care and Rehabilitation Center
  • Prepare daily meals for nursing home residents that meet each one of their dietary needs, including pureed foods.
  • Perform daily tasks such as; bus tables, sanitation, stock kitchen supplies, set large seated dining areas, serve meals, and provide one-on-one assistance at meals

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Food Service Management


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Skills

IBM, SPSS version 22.0

Effectively navigate and perform statistical analyses using SPSS

Tomovision, Slice-O-Matic 5.0

Proficient in analyzing body composition by assessing CT scans via Slice-O-Matic software

CBORD Food Service Suite

Efficiently utilized CBORD for patient care

Epic Medical Record System

Experienced in EPIC Medical Records system

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