Lubbock, Texas 79382
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 and experienced full-time Dietitian (RD) to join our team of progressive Dietitians.
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 with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Certification/Licensure in the state of Texas preferred
Ability to obtain Licensure in the state of New Mexico for clinical support (company would reimburse).
Experience in long-term care with both clinical and management experience preferred
Knowledge in 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.
Location: This position would be full time covering several different LTC/Skilled nursing facilities in and around the Lubbock Texas area (West Texas). Gas allowance for travel included in offer.
Please apply for this position by sending a cover letter/resume via e-mail.
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[posted Sep 20, 2017]
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