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Registered Dietitian

Heartland Health Care Moline, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy.



The Registered Dietitian coordinates nutritional care of patients by completing nutritional assessments, developing and implementing care plans and documenting dietary information about patients. Provides guidance and collaborates with the Food Service Director in the provision of food and nutrition services.



In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.



Location

3081 - Heartland Health Care Center - Moline, Illinois

Educational Requirements

Bachelors degree or other advanced degree in dietetics Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration,the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and license or certification by the state where he/she practices, if required.

Position Requirements

Bachelors degree or other advanced degree in dietetics Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and license or certification by the state where he/she practices, if required.



Must be able to execute the terms and conditions set forth in the HCR ManorCare Employee Handbook, including, but not limited to: a. Works in a safety-conscious manner, which ensures that safe work practices are used in order not to pose a risk to self or others in the workplace. Reports any safety violations or hazards to supervisor b. Complies with company policies and procedures and local, state, and federal regulations c. Adheres to policy on Drug-Free Workplace d. Interacts in a tactful, diplomatic, and humanistic manner with patients, families, visitors, and co-workers to provide a safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective caring environment which ensures the self-respect, personal dignity, rights and physical safety of each patient and facility guest e. Maintains a dependable attendance record and adheres to standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene, and dress code f. Takes positive action to ensure equal opportunity in the conduct of all business activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, age, national origin, disability, citizenship, veteran status or any other legally protected category



Job Specific Details:

Heartland Healthcare is currently looking for a Registered Dietitian. 



Qualified individual will use HCR ManorCare forms and guidelines for nutritional care of patients in the Dietary Procedures Manual and relevant clinical practice guides ?



Ensures physician?s orders are followed making recommendations for changes as needed ?



Completes nutritional assessments, MDSs, CAAs and care plans using PCC the electronic health record system ?



Provides routine and change of condition progress notes in the patients? medical records ?



Participates with the interdisciplinary team concerning patients? plan of care during care conferences ?



Checks patients? progress toward meeting nutritional goals and determines effectiveness of nutritional care plan; documents outcome in progress notes and adjusts care plans as needed ?



Visits patients regarding menus, food service, food preferences and nutritional care ?



Uses and keeps patient information current in Dietary eKardex, the company electronic systems for patient food,



Works collaboratively with the food service director in communicating information about patient care and provision of food and nutrition services ?



Communicates with nursing service, physicians, physician extenders, dietary personnel, patients, families and other disciplines concerning patient nutritional care ?



Submits required reports to administrator as requested ?



At least two years experience in long-term care, preferred



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Moline, IL
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