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Chief Dietitian/ Director of Nutritional Services

Queens Blvd Extended Care Facility Queens, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Queens Boulevard Extended Care

Chief Dietitian/ Director of Nutritional Services- Full Time

The Chief Clinical Dietitian functions as the Supervisor to the Clinical Nutrition Staff coordinating inpatient clinical nutrition services. Maintains open communication between the medical and nursing staff and all ancillary services to medical nutrition issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Supervises the in-patient clinical nutrition staff

  • Oversees and participates in the coordination of in-patient nutrition assessments involving all aspect of medical nutrition therapy and interventions

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures, standards of practice and processes to guide and support the Clinical Nutrition Staff and the Dietary Department

  • Ensuring appropriate nutritional care for all residents in accordance with physician orders, state/ federal regulations and resident care plans

  • Coordinates and integrates with other disciplines and medical services to provide the best possible resident care

  • Assists with the selection of staff, which is competent in job-related knowledge and skills

  • Evaluates performance and competence of the clinical nutrition staff on an on-going basis, ensuring that the staff is competent to provide medical nutrition services as governed by the American Dietetic Association Standards of Practices

  • Provides orientation, in-service and continuing education, as needed, to maintain qualified and competent staff

  • Performs studies and evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of medical nutrition therapy services in accordance with the policies and procedures of the facility

  • Schedules the Clinical Nutrition Staff in order to assure medical nutrition therapy processes are being met in a timely manner

  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel

  • Is knowledgeable regarding the duties of the Clinical Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Assistant with the ability to perform all functions as needed

Qualifications:

Current Registered Dietitian

Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree from an accredited institution with a major in foods and nutrition preferred

A minimum of 2 years clinical experience in a supervisory capacity in a long-term care setting

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits:

We offer competitive salary, health, dental, and 401K benefits.

Queens Blvd Extended Care Facility

Welcome to Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility. We are a modern, state-of-the-art Nursing Facility with a 280-bed capacity which opened in 1995. Our facility is conveniently located in Western Queens and is easily accessible to all major highways, close to subways and bus routes. Our Mission is "to provide the highest quality health care in a caring environment", and to meet the needs of the diverse communities that we serve. We offer high quality skilled nursing and medical care as well as comprehensive services in physical, occupational and speech therapy. We specialize in sub-acute short-term rehabilitation. Recreational programs are scheduled everyday and special events are designed to meet the interest of each individual. Nutritional services are carefully monitored by our dietitians and special consideration is given to meet each resident's nutritional needs.

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