|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|Commission on Dietetic Registration Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)||
|| 1. CDR volunteer: Item Writer; New Item Reviewer; Item Pool Reviewer; Test Specification Committee; and Competency Taskforce.
2. Implemented competency standards. On-going competency evaluations: chart audit, observation & continuing education in practice area. Implemented evidence-based standards of practice.
3. ACEND site reviewer
4. Professional relates to credentialing & competency. Organizational issues relate to strategies/goals employed to achieve mission/vision.
|Baystate Health (Compass One)||Director, Clinical Nutrition||7|
|Mercy Medical Center||Manager, Clinical Nutrition||7|
|Baystate Medical Center||Clinical Dietitian||16|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Chair Elect, Chair, Immediate Past Chair||Clinical Nutrition Management DPG||2012 - 2015||Worked closely with the Professional Development Committee to plan the CNM DPG Annual Symposium. Assisted with developing a 3 year strategic plan. Staffing and productivity study in partnership with the Academy. First webinar planned and executed.|
|Reimbursement Committee Chair, member||Clinical Nutrition Management DPG||2015 - 2019||Contributed to the publication of Outpatient Nutrition Roadmap.|
|Delegate, HOD||Clinical Nutrition Management, DPG||2016 - 2019||Solicited member input for HOD Mega issues, participated in HOD deliberations on mega issues and biannual report published in the Future Dimensions (DPG newsletter).|
|Item Pool Reviewer||Commission on Dietetic Registration||2017 - 2017||Reviewed and selected clinical nutrition items for 2018 RDN registration exam.|
|Competency Development Taskforce||CDR||2012 - 2012||Developed clinical competencies for the Professional Development Portfolio.|
The surge in global interest in food an nutrition affords RDNs and DTRs ever increasing opportunities such as in food production and manufacturing practices, sustainability, nutrient effect on health and nutrigenomics to name a few. RDNs need to be vigilant to capitalize on emerging opportunities. For example, RDNs need to drive prevention and treatment of malnutrition as well as demonstrate cost savings. In addition, RDNs need to redouble our efforts on expanding insurance coverage of MNT.
My passion for enhancing the role of RDNs and driving excellence combined with organizational and communication skills make me an ideal candidate. I will do my utmost to promote excellence in practice, professionalism and public safety.