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  • Registered Dietitian

    Posted Date 2 days ago(2/25/2020 3:47 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-6276
    Company
    Woodhaven Care Center
    Location
    US-PA-Monroeville
    Category
    Dietary
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Experienced Registered Dietitian sought for full time position in Long Term Care facility 

     

    Full Time- Daylight

     

    Nestled in the woods near Forbes Regional Hospital, Woodhaven Care Center is one of Monroeville's best kept secrets. A rural setting in an urban location, the Center is just five minutes from Pennsylvania Turnpike Exit 6 for easy access from any region around Pittsburgh.

     

    Woodhaven is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center with an 18-bed Specialty Care Unit offering a new web-based Wound Care Program. This fast-growing center seeks a experienced Registered Dietician to join its ranks.

    Responsibilities

    The Dietitian oversees all nutrition and nutrition-related education throughout the center including: 

     

    • Assess nutritional needs of geriatric and physically impaired residents
    • Develops therapeutic diets and “regular diets” to meet the specialized needs of geriatric and physically impaired residents
    • Develops and implements continuing education programs for dietary services and nursing personnel
    • Participates in interdisciplinary care planning
    • Budget and purchase food and supplies
    • Supervises institutional food preparation and service.
    • Maintains confidentiality resident medical records, charts, files, or other documents pertaining to the resident
    • Functions as a liaison with medical and nursing staff
    • Complete nutritional assessment component of resident assessment and comprehensive care plan in conjunction with the food service director
    • Provide resident counseling and guidance to the food service director and staff
    • Approve menus
    • Provide proper organization, economic purchasing, inventory control, and work scheduling
    • Participates in development or revision of dietetic policies and procedures
    • Plans and conducts inservices and educational programs
    • Maintains in the facility documentation that is signed and dated at each visit
    • Carries out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.
    • Reports suspected or known resident abuse to the Director of Nursing or Administrator immediately
    • Participates in performance improvement activities as required
    • Attends all mandatory inservices
    • Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practice

    The above list is not an all-inclusive list of job duties.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    A successful background as a dietician for geriatric patients/clients is essential to success in this role. Candidates must be ADA-registered dieticians with a bachelor’s degree and coursework in food, nutrition and dietetics. A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required. Previous food service experience in health care is preferred.

     

     

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