Healthcare Services Group
Job Description and Requirements
Since 1977, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. has been a major presence in the long-term care market, providing solutions for Food Service and Clinical Nutrition Care.
Healthcare Services Group is currently seeking a motivated Registered Dietitian (RD) to join our team of progressive Dietitians.
Position Description: Full Time
Provides clinical and management support to facilities, and ensures compliance with required dietary consultation.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Completes comprehensive nutrition assessments upon admission, re-admission, when patients are at high risk, and on a QA basis.
The Dietitian must be able to provide Medical nutrition therapy, assessing the nutritional status via lab value interpretation, consumption patterns, weight maintenance, food/drug interactions, and dietary compliance.
Reviews residents with weight variance, skin issues and nutrition consults and provides recommendations to facility.
Assesses departmental function, and analyzes systems for compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, to include monitoring of sanitation, dining services and food production.
Attends action plan meetings within facility if requested.
Conducts and/or participates in Regional and District meetings and committees, as directed.
Works as part of the interdisciplinary team.
Ensures patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Nutrition and Food Service Management.
Registered Dietitian in good standing through the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Must be licensed in the state of Alabama.
Experience in long-term care with both clinical and management experience preferred.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations in long-term care is preferred.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms to various levels of people.
Ability to function both independently and in groups.
Ability to prepare accurate and timely reports.
Computer skills are important as part of daily documentation and reporting.
Physical Demands & Environment:
May be required to respond to critical issues on a 24/7 basis. Working in normal office environment, employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift objects of 10 to 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please submit resume and cover letter via email.
[posted Mar 16, 2017]
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