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Registered Dietitian

Panorama Lacey, WA

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

Panorama's is searching for a Registered Dietician to support our Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center and Assisted Living Facility!

This position provides registered dietitian services in one or more settings on our campus according to policies and procedures, and federal and state requirements. The RD will collaborate with our Administrators as well as our Executive Chef to ensure the nutritional needs of our residents are met.

Job duties include:

  • Manages Nutrition Services staff, including recruitment and evaluation. Develops work schedules to ensure adequate staff to cover each shift.
  • Plans, organizes, develops, and directs the nutritional care of the resident in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.
  • Assesses/Monitors the residents’ nutritional status and provides recommendations to clinical/medical staff.
  • Develops and updates nutritional care plans as needed. Updates diet orders and menu changes as required.
  • Observes resident meal service to ensure diets are correct and modifications are followed.
  • Educates residents, families and staff on nutritional concepts and diet modification.
  • Works with other members of the interdisciplinary team to ensure that modified texture or therapeutic diets are in compliance with the resident’s medical condition.
  • Reviews menu changes to ensure compliance with the facility’s policy and procedures and state and federal guidelines.
  • Conducts audits of relevant nutritional care on a routine basis.
  • Completes nutritional assessments on residents on admission, readmission, quarterly, annually, and with any change in condition as per guidelines. Completes assigned sections in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) as per facility policy and procedure, and ensures the accuracy of the information provided.
  • Performs regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties.
  • Monitors residents for weight changes, nutrition support, and skin breakdown, and makes recommendations as needed.
  • Participates in inspection surveys, ensuring compliance with nutritional and dietary policies and procedures as per state and federal guidelines. Participates in QAPI activities when food and nutrition services are involved.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Chef, oversees the budget and purchasing of food and supplies, and food preparation, services, and storage.
  • Overseeing safe and timely meal preparation, including the provision of meals and/or supplements in accordance with residents’ needs, preferences, and care plan.
  • Monitors regular and therapeutic diets, including texture of foods and liquids to meet the specialized needs of residents.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from an accredited college or university.
  • Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and licensed in Nutrition/Dietetics as required by the applicable state.
  • Supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 18th to be eligible for this position.
Company Description
By definition, Panorama is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, but our spirit represents so much more. We understand the value of human connection that is found in true community, especially at the stage of life when it matters most.

Our residents have lived extraordinary lives, building families and careers, and contributing to their communities. They are inventors, artists, doctors, homemakers, and teachers, to name a few. They bring with them their talents, experience and knowledge, choosing to share it with us. In turn, we provide a place to call home and a canvas for their last chapter.

Panorama is 145 acres of natural landscape with homes of all varieties surrounded by mature trees and flowers. We offer a spectrum of services for more than 1,000 residents in independent living, assisted living, and long term care. Our success is dependent on the focused attention and compassion of our 400+ employees, who are committed to the values which give us purpose, bind us together and define who we are.

With stunning surroundings and opportunities for growth, a career at Panorama is not only personally fulfilling, it’s an opportunity to help others achieve their best possible life.

Panorama

Why Work Here?
Non-profit, stand alone campus with great leadership, great staff and great residents!

By definition, Panorama is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, but our spirit represents so much more. We understand the value of human connection that is found in true community, especially at the stage of life when it matters most. Our residents have lived extraordinary lives, building families and careers, and contributing to their communities. They are inventors, artists, doctors, homemakers, and teachers, to name a few. They bring with them their talents, experience and knowledge, choosing to share it with us. In turn, we provide a place to call home and a canvas for their last chapter. Panorama is 145 acres of natural landscape with homes of all varieties surrounded by mature trees and flowers. We offer a spectrum of services for more than 1,000 residents in independent living, assisted living, and long term care. Our success is dependent on the focused attention and compassion of our 400+ employees, who are committed to the values which give us purpose, bind us together and define who we are. With stunning surroundings and opportunities for growth, a career at Panorama is not only personally fulfilling, it’s an opportunity to help others achieve their best possible life.

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