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Dietitian- Temporary Part Time - Late April Thru July

Dietitian- Temporary Part Time - Late April Thru July

Job ID 
2018-4311
Company 
Colonial Park Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 
2/9/2018
Category 
Dietary
Type 
Temporary Part-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
3-5 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Dietitian needed for Fast Paced Position at Thriving Care Center

 

Temporary Part Time - Late April Thru July 

 

Colonial Park Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Colonial Park has come to revolutionize senior care in Dauphin, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

This innovative center is now seeking a Dietitian to apply the theories and practice of dietetics, nutrition, sound economy, food spoilage and sanitation to the Colonial Park community.

Responsibilities

This  leader will be responsible for supervising dietary personnel, and work directly with the Director of Dietary on all aspects of day-to-day operations, including:

  • Assisting in planning, preparing and serving regular and therapeutic diets based on the individual needs of residents
  • Evaluating and assisting in the operation of an effective food service, and providing insights and best practices for maximizing efficiency and success
  • Ensuring therapeutic diets are prepared and served, as ordered by a physician
  • Editing menus to comply with ordered therapeutic diets
  • Planning and conducting monthly in-service training for dietary staff
  • Implementing the use of a diet manual, recommended by the state licensing agency
  • Ensuring proper sanitation practices are followed by all kitchen/food service staff members
  • Visiting patients/residents on an ongoing basis to determine food likes, dislikes, allergies and other preferences
  • Conducting resident surveys surrounding food service, preference, menu choices, quality and general preferences
  • Documenting progress notes in patient/resident charts, and maintaining all records—including up-to-date Kardex files—in coordination with the center's management team

Qualifications

Applicants must be Registered Dietitians to be considered. At least 2 years of experience as a dietitian in long term care is required.

 

 

 

 

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