Job Description

 

Chief Clinical Dietitian (RD)

Brooklyn Center is actively seeking a full time Chief Clinical Dietitian (RD) for our skilled nursing facility.

DUTIES:

  • Assess / monitor the residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plans
  • Evaluate special needs of residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issues
  • Coordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department heads
  • Monitor resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followed
  • Educate residents, families and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modification
  • Routinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of care
  • Meet weekly with interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents’ plan of care
  • Work closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagia
  • Reviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow facility’s policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
  • Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
  • Supervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent resident care
  • Conduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basis
  • Ensure facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
  • Communicate with interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to residents
  • Other duties as assigned 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian
  • Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

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LOCATION:

Brooklyn, NY

ABOUT US:

Brooklyn Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a state-of-the-art 280-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in the heart of Brooklyn. It’s a 280,000 sq. ft. ultramodern facility with a 6,000 sq. ft. high-tech therapy suite and 14,000 sq. ft of exclusive rooftop and outdoor spaces. A recognized leader in short-term rehab and long-term care, Brooklyn Center is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our patients and residents, helping each to get stronger, healthier, and happier. We’re a community of friends, neighbors, and family living life to the fullest. Brooklyn Center is a proud member of Centers Health Care-the largest post-acute health care network in the Northeast.

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