|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. Experience & interest in credentialing issues: involvement with competency-based Professional Development Portfolio & Academy Standards of Practice & Professional Performance development as Quality Management Committee member
2. Commitment to protecting public & knowledge of credentialing requirements: serving as content expert for Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition exam development since 2013
3. Ability to differentiate issues: simultaneous involvement in CDR, ACEND & Academy work
|UCHealth Cancer Center||Clinical Dietitian Lead||2.5|
|Penn Medicine Radiation Oncology||Clinical Dietitian||4.5|
|Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital||Clinical Nutrition Manager||1.5|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Quality Management Committee Chair||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2013 - 2014||During my time as chair, I oversaw the development, approval, completion & dissemination of the Comprehensive Scope of Practice documents for RDNs & NDTRs. This process included presentation of documents for approval from Academy leadership & promotion of the finished product at national & state meetings. Work during my year as chair also included development of the competency-based Professional Development Plan and focus area Standards of Practice and Professional Performance.|
|Quality Management Committee||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2010 - 2014||During my appointment, I contributed clinical expertise and insight to the program of work. I served as a conduit for collaboration with other Academy committees through collaboration on work including revisions and projects for the Nutrition Care Process and Standardized Language Committee and review of position and practice papers to insure inclusion of the approved terms and Standards of Practice and Professional Performance.|
|Academy Positions Committee Member||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2014 - 2018||The Academy Positions Committee laid the groundwork for the creation and approval of position statements on important or controversial nutrition topics. I served as a member of the workgroup overseeing the development and publication of several position and practice papers that are utilized by RDNs, NDTRs and other health professionals.|
|Co-Editor of Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice 2nd Edition||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group||2017 -||I am currently leading the revision of the essential text for oncology-focused RDNs. Tasks include collaboration with co-editor and Academy publications department to determine publication contents and oversight of over 40 authors to draft 26 chapters of content.|
|Speciality Exam Workgroup Member for Certified Specialist in Oncology Examination||CDR||2014 -||I contribute to protecting the public through setting standards with my involvement in the examination development process. I actively participate in evaluation of practice audit results to inform test specifications to guide item writing and draft test items annually.|
RDNs and NDTRs are serving as innovators and leaders to take our expertise beyond basement offices & kitchens. Opportunities for our future include questioning the norms of our role in order to practice at the highest level of our scope and seeking opportunities for leadership and developmental roles within and beyond nutrition.
An RDN entrenched in patient-centered practice and focused on advocating for innovative and effective RDNs and NDTRs serving the public by working at the highest scope of their practice.