Job Description

Registered Dietitian

Suffolk Center is actively seeking a Part-Time Registered Dietitian to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Patchogue, NY. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, and have prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

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

LOCATION:

Patchogue, NY

ABOUT US:

Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a premier 120-bed facility offering unparalleled medical care to our residents, with specialized programs in long-term care, short-term care, and Wound Care. Our dedicated short-term rehabilitation program offers residents the specialized care they need in order to maximize their potential and return home. Suffolk Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium. SC2004

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