About the Job

Job Title

Consultant Dietitian

Job Category

Clinical Dietitian


Healthcare Services Group
Clayton, New Mexico 88415

Job Description and Requirements

Healthcare Services Group, Inc, is currently looking for a professional, energetic Registered Dietitian to provide 12-16 hours a month of consulting services for 1 nursing facility in Clayton, NM.


Responsibilities include planning, organizing, developing, and directing the nutritional care of the resident in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the facility. Works effectively with others to ensure that quality nutritional services are being provided on a daily basis, and acts as a resource to the Director of Dining Services so that the food services department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.


Completes comprehensive nutrition assessments, potentially including MDS, CAA, and care plan development, in accordance with federal and state regulatory guidance.
Completes comprehensive assessments in accordance with current standards of practice.
Consults with residents, family, or interdisciplinary team as needed regarding the plan of care for residents.
Review therapeutic and regular diet plans and menus to ensure that they are in compliance with the physicians orders.
Participate in care plan and quality assurance committee meetings as needed, including weight and wound meetings.
Provides oversight and guidance to the Food Services Director regarding food services operations.
As indicated, makes written and oral reports/recommendations to the client Regional Dietitian and/or Executive Director as necessary/required concerning the operation of Dining Services Department.
Interpret the departments policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.
Inspect food storage room, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control. Ensure hazardous materials are properly labeled and stored.
Review and assist the HCSG team in developing a plan of correction for any food service deficiencies noted during state/federal surveys and provide a written copy of such plan to the client Regional Dietitian and/or Executive Director for his/her approval.
Provide in-service training to dietary staff on the nutritional needs of residents or other topics as requested.
Monitor food service personnel to ensure that they are following established safety precautions in the use of equipment and supplies.
Participates in HCSG district and/or regional meetings as required.


Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Dietetics from an accredited college or university.
Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Preferred 1 year work experience in health care including hospital, assisted living facilities and/or long-term care.
Must have NM RD license

Hourly rate to be discussed upon interest.


Kellie Sauriol


[posted Sep 19, 2017]

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