QNS Recruiting

Registered Dietician

Posted Date 7 days ago(3/13/2023 1:26 PM)
Job ID
2023-9681
Location
US-PA-Monroeville
Category
Dietary
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Level
License
Experience Needed
Less than 1 year
Salary Info
Based on Experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

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
  • 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
  • Participates in development or revision of dietetic policies and procedures
  • Plans and conducts in-services 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 in-services
  • Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practice

Qualifications

  • Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Licensed by the Pennsylvania Licensing Board
  • Minimum of one (1) year of long term care and/or senior living community experience preferred.

 

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.

 

EOE

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