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Registered Dietitian - Washington

Registered Dietitian - Washington

Job ID 
2018-4635
Company 
Senior LIFE Washington
Location 
US-PA-Washington
Posted Date 
6/8/2018
Category 
Dietary
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Experienced Registered Dietitian Sought for a Cutting-Edge LIFE Center

 

Full Time - Washington, Pa

 

Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.  Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program.  Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.

 

To fulfill this mission, Senior LIFE is seeking hardworking, dedicating and compassionate professionals to join its team, with the Registered Dietitian being one of the most important roles.

Responsibilities

This position oversees all nutrition and nutrition-related education throughout the center, including:

  • Developing comprehensive nutritional plans for each member, in line with his/her care plan  
  • Implementing nutrition-based care plans and supplements, then evaluating members for improvement/change
  • Visiting in-home members to conduct initial intakes and dietary planning, then conducting ongoing visits/evaluation to check on progress and compliance  
  • Communicating nutritional plans to physicians, nurses, family members and caregivers
  • Ensuring best practices are established and maintained in the LIFE Center kitchen and food prep areas, including food spoilage and sanitation
  • Managing and working within the LIFE Center nutritional budget
  • Working as part of a larger member interdisciplinary team, and serving as the voice of members’ nutrition/dietary needs

 

Qualifications

Candidates must be ADA-registered dietitians with a bachelor’s degree and coursework in food, nutrition and dietetics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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