To obtain a position within the Food and Nutrition Services industry with a strong emphasis on developing/utilizing nutrition to improve quality of life of all individuals.•••••Education
Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA•••••January •••••May •••••, •••••
Bachelor of Science
Coordinated Program in Nutrition/Dietetics•••••Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood PA•••••August •••••December •••••
General Studies Curriculum
Trustees Meritorious Scholarship
Two-years paid tuition to Westmoreland County Community College based on academic performance in high school.•••••Supervised Practice Experience (•••••)•••••Food Service Systems Management
Experience in quantity food service operation with development of skills in purchasing, production, and commercial food service equipment operation, with emphasis on management functions in FSSM II.
Experience in applying teaching methods in elementary, junior and senior high schools, child-care centers, senior-citizen centers, and adult workshops.
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Experience in health care facilities with emphasis on data collection, interviewing skills, documentation, and counseling skills.
Experience with on-going nutrition programs, community assessment, proposal development, program planning, and implementation.•••••Work Experience•••••Capital Health System (Sodexho)•••••September •••••, •••••Present
Obtained relevant information from patients medical record to better assess their nutritional needs.
Educated, interviewed patients based on information obtained from records.
Made referrals to residents and/or MDs pertaining to patients specific nutritional needs.
Participated in rounds and newly developed Customer Satisfaction Initiative meetings.
Advanced skills in all areas of medicine/nutrition by counseling/educating patients from every different disease state (renal, cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, trauma, cancer, AIDS/HIV, eating disorder, nutritional support, endocrine).
Utilized the P. (problem)I. (intervention)E. (evaluation) format for follow-up notes.
Worked with the kitchen staff in developing new and patient approved recipes.
Utilized HACCP evaluation methods to routinely test trays and formulated Action Plans based on certain results below set standards.
Allegheny General Hospital•••••June •••••August •••••
Retrieved relevant information from patient charts and computer system.
Counseled, educated, and encouraged patients accordingly.
Utilized proper SOAP note format to write monthly reviews of all outpatient renal individuals.
Participated in quality assurance and care plan (ESRD) meetings monthly.•••••Loyalhanna Care Center••••••••••January •••••
Completed dietary aide training and routinely worked all shifts.
Managed a large revenue food stand, duties included:••••••••••
Inventory•••••References available upon request.