QNS Recruiting

Registered Dietitian or Dietetic Technician

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/14/2020 9:43 AM)
Job ID
2020-6891
Location
US-PA-Ebensburg
Category
Dietary
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
License
Experience Needed
1-3 years
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

REGISTERED DIETITIAN OR DIETETIC TECHNICIAN NEEDED

 

Full Time - Ebensburg, PA

 

Cambria 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, Cambria Care has come to revolutionize senior care, 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 Registered Dietitian or a Dietetic Technician to apply the theories and practice of dietetics, nutrition, sound economy, food spoilage and sanitation to the Cambria Care community.

Responsibilities

The Registered Dietitian or the Dietetic Technician will be responsible for supervising dietary personnel, and work directly on all aspects of day-to-day operations, including:

  • Coordinate the resident assessment process and the development of comprehensive care plans for assessing the nutritional needs of each resident, including evaluation of criteria to determine nutritional status, management of the nutritional care plans, education of patient and families regarding diet therapy, and evaluating of resident menu selections to assure that nutritional requirements are met.
  • Oversee clinical nutrition services including nutrition assessment for residents of the facility and providing nutrition-related advice and counseling to residents and families.
  • Develops, revises and individualizes nutrition care plans based on information from the resident, medical record, family and health care team members.
  • Assist in planning regular and therapeutic diets and menus.
  • Collaborate effectively with other direct care staff and practitioners to assess and address  resident nutritional concerns
  • Assist the Director of Dining in reviewing and maintaining appropriate quality of meal preparation and meal service programs
  • Advises director of dietary and administration on resident care and food service matters.
  • Complies with all regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies and adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and resident rights policies.
  • Participates in facility-wide and departmental Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Programs.
  • Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as requested.

Qualifications

Minimum of 1 year of food service experience in a long term care health facility or a senior living community is preferred. Dietitian candidates must be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and licensed by the Pennsylvania Licensing Board. Dietetic Technician candidates must be a graduate of a dietetic technician training program, approved by the American Dietetic Association. Will also consider DTR, RD-E and CDM candidates for this position.

 

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