Job Description

Registered Dietitian - RD

Luxor Nursing and Rehabilitation at Mills Pond is actively seeking a Registered Dietitian (RD) for our Skilled Nursing Facility for our Skilled Nursing Facility in St. James, 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 the 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 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

About Us:

Luxor Nursing and Rehabilitation at Mills Pond is a state-of-the-art facility providing long term and short term stays with dedicated quality care. We work tirelessly to make sure your loved ones are cared for across all levels of rehabilitation. Our pledge to the community, our residents, and the staff is to provide post-acute-care in a manner that sets the standard of excellence and strives to meet and/or exceed the expectations of our residents, staff, and all we come in contact with.

Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V MPC35

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