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Registered Dietician

Hebrew SeniorLife, Inc. Canton, MA
  • Posted: October 18, 2019
  • Part-Time

Part Time!  Flexible Schedule!

 

8-16 hours / week (Flexible!)

 

Responsible for the nutritional care of the residents by assessing nutritional needs, developing and implementing nutritional care plans and evaluating and reporting the results appropriately.


  • Plan, organize, implement and evaluate nutritional care for all residents according to established guidelines
  • Assure the nutritional needs of the residents are being met in accordance to established guidelines
  • Perform quarterly and annual assessments of residents, including MDS (Minimum Data Sheet) assessments
  • Determine short and long term goals and objectives for the clinical area
  • Responsible for resident menu development, analysis, implementation and revision in collaboration with dining manager
  • Responsible for training and education for staff, employees, residents/families and the health care team as appropriate
  • Participate in resident care conferences and other interdisciplinary meetings
  • Conduct tray assessments and meal rounds to assess intake adequacy, tray accuracy, diet compliance, food quality and resident satisfaction
  • Conduct resident visitations and enter preferences into computer
  • Calculate calorie counts and documents in the medical record
  • Order supplements, diets (downgrade), weight frequencies, and tube feeds as needed.
  • Maintain monthly weight records for assigned floors
  • Participate in department improvement projects
  • Work with physicians in providing quality nutrition recommendations (oral intake, tube feeds and TPN’s)
  • Serve as a resource/mentor to the team, new employees, and students/interns. Educate allied disciplines: nursing, physicians and other staff as necessary
  • Seek opportunity for professional development by attending internal and external trainings, educational programs, seminars and conferences to maintain clinical skills
  • Meet all requirements as outlined by regulatory and licensure standards
  • Assist in the development/revision of policies and procedures

  • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition
  • Registered and Licensed Dietitian
  • CNSC recommended (Nutrition Support Certification)
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a Clinical Dietician in a clinical setting
  • Working in a food service setting preferred
  • Computer skills required

Hebrew SeniorLife, Inc.

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