Job: Dietetic Technician
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 19096
Job Description and Requirements
Saunders House is a 180 bed skilled long-term care nursing center located in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. We are a leader in providing rehabilitative services and long-term care with emphasis on the physical and emotional well-being of our residents.
As a non-profit organization, Saunders House has a 150+ year commitment to older adults that stems from our philanthropic mission. We focus all our resources on the care and comfort of our residents. Whether through our highly trained professional staff, the array of services we offer, or the beauty of our campus, Saunders House is dedicated to enriching our residentsÃÂ¢ quality of life.
Saunders House is seeking the following:
Full- Time - Dietetic Technician
The Dietetic Technician is responsible for resident nutrition care planning, implementation and evaluation under the supervision and guidance of the Registered Dietitian. The Dietetic Technician is a contributing member of the interdisciplinary team in establishing and implementing the interdisciplinary care plan. Complies with all corporate policies and procedures, and adheres to federal, state and other sanitation guidelines. Accurately completes nutrition assessments, assists Dietitian in assessment of weight loss/gain of residents. Completes required documentation. Coordinates resident's meal selection in accordance with personal preference and diet regimes.
**** COMPETITIVE WAGE !! EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!! 401K!!!
If interested in becoming part of our winning tradition, please apply online or email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your ResumÃÃÂ©] or fax it to 610-658-0847.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Responsible for preventing waste by creating individual meal patterns that are developed by residents.
Complies with all corporate policies and procedures, and adheres to federal, state and other sanitation guidelines.
Accurately completes nutrition assessments, as assigned.
Assists Dietitian in assessment of weight loss/gain of residents.
Completes required documentation thoroughly, accurately, and promptly (i.e., nutrition assessments, weight logs, admission and discharge, etc.).
Assists Dietitian in screening of residents. May recommend diet requirements on initial admission into facility. Reviews hospital discharge information when available. Coordinates resident's meal selection in accordance with personal preference and diet regimes.
Follows up with new admissions regarding nutrition plan of care.
Performs intake/output assessments through observation at mealtimes and documents findings.
Reviews and assesses lab data, taking action as required.
Reports any potential nutritional concerns to the Registered Dietitian. Assists Dietitian in the follow-up of nutrition complaints or concerns. Makes modifications as appropriate.
Assists with menu planning and recipe analysis. Communicates resident comments regarding meal acceptance.
Ensures meals and snacks are served per planned menus.
Acts as a liaison and communicates updates regarding nutrition and resident plans to other team members.
Participates in the training and orientation of newly employed staff.
Conducts training for staff members on nutrition and dining programs.
May provide diet counseling to residents, resident/families, friends and staff regarding dietary restrictions.
Participates in the Nutrition Quality Assurance Program, surveys, audits and correction plans.
Maintains resident profiles in the dining software system.
Acts as preceptor to dietetic students from area colleges/universities.
(2) years experience clinical food service experience in a clinical setting, preferably in a long term/acute care organization.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proven organizational skills.
Associates degree in nutrition or related field.
Dietetic technician registration is desirable.
Please email me your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
[posted Jun 21, 2018]
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