Job Description

 

Registered Dietitian - RD

New Paltz Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is actively seeking an experienced Registered Dietitian (RD)  to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility in New Paltz, NY.

 

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 an interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents’ plan of care
  • Work closely with the 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 an 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:

New Paltz, NY

 

ABOUT US:

NPC

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