Job Description

The Oneida and Onondaga Centers for Rehabilitation and Health Care are actively seeking a Registered Dietitian (RD) to work for our Skilled Nursing Facilities!

We are looking for someone to go half the week at each facility!

Duties:

  • Assess and 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 an 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
  • Review all menu changes to ensure they follow the facility’s policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
  • Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
  • Supervise & work 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 the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
  • Communicate with an interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents

Requirements:

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian!
  • Previous nursing home experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

Application Instructions

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