Consultant Dietitian Long-Term Care
Nutrition Care Systems
Jacksonville & Macomb areas, Illinois 62650
Job Description and Requirements
Hours: Part-time; flexibility to work short days (< 8 hours) at some accounts; Days (1st shift); could turn into Full-time, salaried position for the right candidate.
Responsibilities and Duties
-Provide clinical nutrition and food service expertise to client health care facilities on a consultant basis ÃÃÂ¢ including nutrition assessments, food sanitation inspections and other functions to assist the facility in maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations and improving quality of care.
-Provide nutrition assessments of client patients/residents including referrals for: initial and annual assessments, significant changes, weight changes, tube-feedings, pressure ulcers, renal diet/dialysis and as otherwise referred by the Dietary Manager or Facility staff.
-Provide additional documentation tasks which may include MDS work and Care Plans as contracted and needed by facility.
-Conduct periodic review of meal service, kitchen operations, resident dining, food safety and sanitation.
-Review menus and approve as needed by a facility to assure nutrition needs and regulations are met for the particular type of facility and state regulations.
-Monitor and participate in in-service training in food service and food sanitation in coordination with facility Dietary Manager, corporate staff and as needed for a specific facility needs.
-Provide nutrition education to client patients/residents, families and groups as requested and per clinical judgment.
-Provide training to the facility Dietary Manager which may include acting as a preceptor to a manager completing the educational requirements to become certified.
-Use time efficiently to maximize our services to clients
Qualifications and Skills
Qualifications: 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 Licensed or certified per state requirements
Additional Requirements: At least two years of long-term care experience preferred; Knowledge of long-term care regulations; Excellent communication and organization skills; Customer service experience; Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and independently; Ability to read, write, speak and understand English; Ability to pass background check; Reliable transportation
Job Type: Part-time
Registered Dietitian: 1 year
Required license or certification:
[posted Jan 17, 2018]
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