Job Description

Registered Dietitian

Creekview Center is actively seeking a Registered Dietitian to work 8-hours a week for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Rochester, 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 the 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 the interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents’ plans 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 the 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 the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring.
  • Communicate with the interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents.

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.

LOCATION:

Rochester, NY

ABOUT US:

CVC

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