Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Registered Dietician

    Job Locations US-MA-Canton
    Job ID
    2015-1146
    Category
    Professional
  • Overview

    Part Time!  Flexible Schedule!

     

    8-16 hours / week (Flexible!)

     

    Responsible for the nutritional care of the residents by assessing nutritional needs, developing and implementing nutritional care plans and evaluating and reporting the results appropriately.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, organize, implement and evaluate nutritional care for all residents according to established guidelines
    • Assure the nutritional needs of the residents are being met in accordance to established guidelines
    • Perform quarterly and annual assessments of residents, including MDS (Minimum Data Sheet) assessments
    • Determine short and long term goals and objectives for the clinical area
    • Responsible for resident menu development, analysis, implementation and revision in collaboration with dining manager
    • Responsible for training and education for staff, employees, residents/families and the health care team as appropriate
    • Participate in resident care conferences and other interdisciplinary meetings
    • Conduct tray assessments and meal rounds to assess intake adequacy, tray accuracy, diet compliance, food quality and resident satisfaction
    • Conduct resident visitations and enter preferences into computer
    • Calculate calorie counts and documents in the medical record
    • Order supplements, diets (downgrade), weight frequencies, and tube feeds as needed.
    • Maintain monthly weight records for assigned floors
    • Participate in department improvement projects
    • Work with physicians in providing quality nutrition recommendations (oral intake, tube feeds and TPN’s)
    • Serve as a resource/mentor to the team, new employees, and students/interns. Educate allied disciplines: nursing, physicians and other staff as necessary
    • Seek opportunity for professional development by attending internal and external trainings, educational programs, seminars and conferences to maintain clinical skills
    • Meet all requirements as outlined by regulatory and licensure standards
    • Assist in the development/revision of policies and procedures

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition
    • Registered and Licensed Dietitian
    • CNSC recommended (Nutrition Support Certification)
    • At least 2 years of experience working as a Clinical Dietician in a clinical setting
    • Working in a food service setting preferred
    • Computer skills required

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