Registered Dietician - Highline
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OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
The primary responsibility of your job position is to plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate the nutritional components of food services for the facility and to provide guidance to the Dietary manager in the operations of the Dietary Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities.
Completes clinical duties and documentation accurately and timely (i.e., nutritional assessments, quarterly progress notes, progress notes on nutritional risk residents, MDSs, RAPs, care plans, discharge plans). Conducts resident interviews and processes diet orders.
Counsels residents, their family members and facility staff on sound nutritional practices to promote good health and disease treatment.
Recommends nutrition interventions based on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition scope of practice and professional standards.
Completes medical nutrition therapy utilizing current practice guidelines.
Adheres to the Nutrition Care Process per the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Writes therapeutic diet and texture orders, supplement orders and multivitamin/mineral orders.
Plans menus and diets that meet the nutritional needs of residents in accordance with state and federal regulations.
Participates in various meetings and committees as appointed by the Administrator. Evaluates and implements recommendations from the facility’s committee.
Meets with the Dietary Manager regularly and solicits advice from interdepartmental supervisors concerning the operation of the dietary department. Assists in identifying and correcting problem areas and/or improvements of services.
Contributes to budgetary cost control. Complies with Corporate purchasing contracts and programs.
Oversees and provides routine in-service education to staff.
Ensures adherence to quality assurance processes by routinely auditing (i.e., meal service, dining, safety, sanitation, test tray, meal satisfaction and clinical audits) the dietary areas and practices for compliance with current regulation and policies and reporting to the QA&A Committee.
Perform all other duties, as assigned.
Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist per the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Meets on-going continuing Registered Dietician Nutritionist education requirements as established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Must possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Dietetics from an accredited college or university.
Be a graduate of an accredited course in dietetic training approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and/or licensed in Dietetics by the applicable state.
Must have, as a minimum, 3-5 years of dietary experience in long-term care either as a consultant or in a supervisory capacity.
Meets on-going continuing Registered Dietitian education requirements as established by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $25.94
- Max Hiring Rate $32.00